AREVA H2Gen a technology provider that designs, develops and produces water-electrolyser-based hydrogen generators using Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) technology inagurated the first electrolyzer manufacturing plant in France on Friday June 24th 2016.
The new plant is located in Les Ulis France has a site surface area of 1,500 m2 plus 500 m2 of laboratories and has a production capacity of 30 electrolysers per year. These electrolyseurs will produce hydrogne (H 2) by electrolysis of water, thanks to the proton exchange membrane (PEM) technology.
In its June 24th statement Areva H 2 Gen said that the plant represented an investment of € 2.5 million.
In a separate project, Areva H2Gen is currently in the process of building the largest H2refuelling station to date for the Braley company in Rodez in the south of France.
About AREVA H2Gen
The company is a joint venture, created from the merger of AREVA Energy Storage and CETH2’s electrolysis assets. Equity investment for the venture has been provided by the ADEME (the French Environment and Energy Management Agency), representing the French State, through its Investissements d’Avenir Programme (Investments for the Future).
AREVA H2Gen is a pool of knowledge and expertise that is unique in Europe, the culmination of 25 years of PEM technology research. The company, which benefits from substantial funding and investment, focuses on a sustainable development and growth perspective.
AREVA H2Gen proposes a wide range of hydrogen generators that integrate all the auxiliaries required to run its electrolysers on a single platform..
All its equipment fulfils the highest European and International regulation-required safety standards, as well as standards required by gas distribution companies.
Dedicated to providing the market with leading-edge industrial applications, AREVA H2Gen is also committed to accompanying its customers in their multi MW Projects to meet hydrogen-for-mobility and renewable energy storage challenges.