Green hydrogen to be generated at 1-GW wind, solar complex in Brazil

Mar 3, 2023 10:42 AM ET
  • Brazil's Rio Grande do Norte state federal government announced on Thursday it held a conference with two European financiers thinking about adding green hydrogen production to a project for a 1,043.5-MW wind as well as solar hybrid complicated in the northeastern state.
Green hydrogen to be generated at 1-GW wind, solar complex in Brazil
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The meeting was attended by Jorge Carneiro, chief executive officer of financial consultancy provider F9, and Miguel Morgado, Chief Executive Officer of Eurosolar. The government will certainly start the lawful procedures for the finalizing of a Memorandum of Comprehending (MoU) to formalise the agreement.

Situated in Areia Branca community, the hybrid facility is being established by local firm Maturati. It will certainly feature a 231-MW wind park and an 812.5-MW solar plant. The capitalists are wanting to add green hydrogen production to accommodate demand in the domestic and global markets.

Earlier this week, Rio Grande do Norte's guv Fatima Bezerra signed an MoU with Enerfin do Brasil, the Brazil-based renewables subsidiary of Spanish framework builder Elecnor SA (BME: ENO), to work together on a green hydrogen pilot project. On the very same day, Bezerra also presented the state's green hydrogen programme to EDP Renovaveis SA

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