Governor Camilo Santana signed a deal with the German multinational Linde for the construction of a green hydrogen plant in Ceara.
Linde, the world’s leading manufacturer of industrial gases and engineering, is represented throughout South America by White Martins. This is the State’s 12th memorandum of agreement for the generation of hydrogen fuel in the Pecém Industrial and Port Complex (Cipp).
“Linde is investing heavily in green hydrogen technology and sees Ceará as having a lot of promise for producing clean energy, thanks to the ideal wind and solar conditions, as well as the state’s strategic position.” We are confident in our ability to expand this critical relationship for the generation of Green Hydrogen.” Governor of Ceará, Camilo Santana.
David Burns, Linde’s Global Vice President, spoke on the signing of the deal with the Government of Ceará. “It gives me tremendous pleasure to be working on this project with you. White Martins already has a (oxygen) plant in Pecém, and now we need to generate environmentally friendly gasoline. Linde has been seeking for a business partner, and Ceará has a lot of promise. “I believe this will be a critical cooperation for the state, Brazil, and Europe,” Burns stated.
In collaboration with the Federal University of Ceará (UFC) and the Federation of Industries of Ceará, the Ceará Green Hydrogen Hub was established this year in the Pecém Industrial and Port Complex (Fiec).
The objective is to use new investments to minimize pollution emissions while also expanding business prospects and job creation in Ceará in order to enhance the state’s economy.
Green hydrogen (H2V) is a renewable energy source that is presently the basis of transformation.