Fortescue to discover green hydrogen production in Jordan

Nov 8, 2021 03:19 PM ET
  • Australia's Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) has actually agreed with the government of Jordan to check out the manufacturing of hydrogen from wind and solar energy in a collaboration that will sustain the Arab nation's shift to greener power.
Fortescue to discover green hydrogen production in Jordan
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Under the structure contract signed by the two events, FFI will explore the installation of large-scale solar as well as wind parks on an area of 450 sq kilometres (173.7 sq mi) and also 1,000 sq kilometres (386.1 sq mi), respectively as well as the building and construction of downstream manufacturing facilities within an industrial zone in Jordan, the Australian firm stated last week.

Favorable outcomes of the research study might bring about a financial investment arrangement for the development as well as construction of a facility for green hydrogen and ammonia which would certainly be the very first of its kind in the kingdom.

"Because of the abundance of both solar and wind power we can produce in the Kingdom, Jordan has incredible renewable resource potential, as well as the possible to come to be a leader in producing as well as exporting green hydrogen and green ammonia," stated Jordan's atmosphere minister Muawieh Khalid Radaideh.

According to FFI's chief executive Julie Shuttlewort, the Arab nation is attractive for green hydrogen generation because of the solar and wind power situated close to operational ports.

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