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Firms study German offshore green hydrogen project

Project seen as proof of concept for 10GW offshore hydrogen park by 2035

Shell, Germany’s RWE, Norwegian energy firm Equinor and Dutch gas transport company Gasunie have agreed to study the feasibility of a project to develop 300MW of green hydrogen production capacity powered by offshore wind in the North Sea by 2028. The AquaSector project would have an output of up to 20,000t/yr of green hydrogen, which would be transport by pipeline to the Heligoland archipelago in northern Germany, avoiding  the need to install high-voltage direct current transmission systems to transmit the equivalent energy from the wind turbines to land. 20,000t/yr – Targeted green hydrogen output “Compared to the transport of electricity generated offshore, the hydrogen pr

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