Q13a hydrogen pilot a clear vision of the energy transition—Neptune
Offshore electrolyser will integrate into existing infrastructure with both the upstream windfarm and downstream industrial and domestic customers in sight
“If you are standing on the Q13a platform, just 12km off the coast of Scheveningen and The Hague, you can see really the energy transition at work.” So says Lex de Groot, Netherlands managing director for UK-headquartered producer Neptune Energy.
“First of all, you see the shore, so you know why you are doing it,” he says of the platform that will host the PosHYdon pilot project. “Then you see The Hague and, to the right, the port of Rotterdam and the refineries in that area.
“It is more efficient to produce hydrogen offshore than to invest in relatively expensive electrical infrastructure to deal with it onshore”; de Groot, Neptune
“But you also see, on the sea, a large wind
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