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Iberdola plans 'Europe's largest' solar-storage-hydrogen facility

Wednesday, 29 July 2020

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Iberdrola SA plans to develop a landmark solar-plus-storage and a 20-MW electrolyzer for the production of green hydrogen in the industrial city of Puertollano, Spain. It is set to be the largest industrial green hydrogen facility in Europe once complete.

The Spanish energy utility has partnered with fertilizer producer Fertiberia to develop the plant which will pair 100MW of solar PV, a 20MWh lithium-ion battery system, and a 20MW electrolyzer, aimed at being one of the largest electrolytic hydrogen production systems in the world.

The green hydrogen produced will be used at Fertiberia's ammonia plant in Puertollano. According to a press release from Iberdrola, the ammonia plant "is already one of the most efficient in the European Union, with a production capacity of more than 200,000 t/year. Fertiberia will u...

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