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Siemens Energy: The Global Energy Transition will be Based on the Hydrogen Economy

By October 4, 2021 < 1   min read  (158 words)

October 4, 2021 |

Fuel cells works, Siemens Energy and Intermountain Power Agency Drive Transition to Sustainable Energy Through Study of Hydrogen Energy Storage at a Utility-Scale Power Plant in Utah

Hydrogen will play an important role in meeting the EU’s and Germany’s targets for reducing CO2 and greenhouse gas emissions.

The EU aims to achieve 40 GW of electrolysis capacity by 2030. Germany’s National Hydrogen Strategy aims to build five gigawatts of electrolysis capacity by 2030.

Green hydrogen will be an important lever to develop sustainable solutions, especially in sectors such as industry and mobility that are difficult to decarbonize.

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To meet fast-growing demand and reduce costs, it is critical to accelerate the production of sustainably produced hydrogen by industrial-scale PEM electrolysers. The goal is thus to realize electrolysers on a large scale and with high performance. Every four to five years, the output of electrolysers increases tenfold.

Siemens Energy’s latest and most powerful PEM (Proton Exchange Membrane) electrolysis product line is optimized for applications up to the higher three-digit megawatt range, so that systems of this size can produce several tons of green hydrogen per hour.

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