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Uniper and Orsted cooperate on offshore wind-to-hydrogen projects

Initial focus on Wilhelmshaven green hydrogen hub on north German coast

German energy company Uniper and Danish offshore wind developer Orsted have agreed to work together on large-scale projects integrating offshore wind with green hydrogen production. The initial focus will be on Uniper’s green hydrogen hub at the northern German port of Wilhelmshaven. Plans for the project include a 70MW electrolyser to be installed by 2025, with an expansion to 410MW by 2030. Power for the electrolysers could come from offshore wind capacity developed by Orsted under a memorandum of understanding signed by the two companies. The Wilhelmshaven site is especially suitable for the integration of offshore wind because it is near the coast and already has electricity substati

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