Cespa forms Spanish green hydrogen partnership

Feb 23, 2023 11:48 AM ET
  • Manage Fertiberia to decarbonise their production processes by establishing 1GW of electrolysis capacity
Cespa forms Spanish green hydrogen partnership
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Cepsa as well as fertilizer firm Fertiberia, two of Spain's biggest hydrogen customers, have actually gotten to an agreement to decarbonise their production procedures by jointly developing a large-scale renewable hydrogen plant in the nation.

Under the agreement, Cepsa and Fertiberia have actually ended up being critical partners in the project to establish 1GW of electrolysis capacity in Palos de la Frontera as part of the Andalusian Green Hydrogen Valley.

This valley will have a 2GW capacity-- 1 GW in Campo de Gibraltar (Cádiz) and another in Palos de la Frontera (Huelva)-- as well as production of approximately 300,000 tonnes in Cepsa's Energy Parks.

The agreement will satisfy the hydrogen and biogenic CO2 requirements of both business' facilities in the commercial fabric of Palos de la Frontera (Huelva) in the most ideal means.

Green hydrogen production will certainly start in 2026, and it will certainly be used for Cepsa's and also Fertiberia's own commercial consumption while making it possible for the manufacture of innovative biofuels, ammonia, AdBlue and also sustainable crop nourishment options.

Cepsa's La Rábida Energy Park adjoins Fertiberia's centers in Palos de la Frontera.

Cespa chief executive Maarten Wetselaar claimed: "We are including a new tactical partner to the Andalusian Green Hydrogen Valley to continue advertising the decarbonisation of market in Huelva and make it a standard for sustainability in Europe.

" Our agreement with Fertiberia is a significant advance in our commitment to green hydrogen as a key energy vector to decarbonize our very own task and that of our customers."

Javier Goñi, chief executive of Grupo Fertiberia added: "Our alliance with Cepsa is substantial, as it implies a collaboration in between the two firms with the longest industrial tradition in the district of Huelva and which account for almost all the hydrogen usage in Andalusia today.

" This alliance will make Huelva's green hydrogen manufacturing a lot more competitive, ending up being a source of possibilities for multiple companies along the worth chain.

" It will additionally even more the full decarbonization of our assets and our positioning as a leader in green ammonia and also sustainable crop nourishment options."

As a part of their agreement, the two firms will additionally consider generating renewable fuels (green methanol and ammonia) in both Huelva as well as various other districts in mainland Spain.

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