|Funding:||ERDF – European Regional Development Fund, Bremen|
|Funding amount:||15,782,226 EUR|
|Partner:||ttz Bremerhaven, University of Applied Sciences Bremerhaven|
|Duration:||03/2020 – 02/2022|
Hydrogen as a molecular energy store, which is converted back to energy through combustion, is regarded as a central component of the energy transition. It is hoped that production will also commence in Bremerhaven in the near future too. The renewable power for the hydrogen production via electrolysis (splitting of water into hydrogen and oxygen) is to be provided by an 8 MW wind turbine – as such, the hydrogen is produced in a CO2-neutral manner and is therefore “green”.
The research partners are pooling their expertise in order to test whether hydrogen can replace fossil fuels in certain processes for various applications at least partly in the future:
By the end of 2021, various systems will have been developed on a laboratory scale for the individual application cases; these will then be further developed into pilot systems. The test results and operational experience should pave the way for larger-scale application in the future.
The project will also see establishment of a hydrogen hub in Bremerhaven. The sustainable commercial and industrial park Lune Delta, which is close to the electrolyzer test field, is to be supplied with CO2-neutral energy.
More information here (German only): https://wind-wasserstoff-bremerhaven.de/