Nel Hydrogen Electrolyser, a subsidiary of Nel ASA, has secured a significant contract to provide 20 MW of alkaline electrolyser equipment for a hydrogen project in Port-La-Nouvelle, France.
The project, led by Hyd’Occ and backed by Qair and AREC Occitanie, aims to establish a high-capacity hydrogen production unit that will supply renewable hydrogen to industries and transportation in southern France. This collaboration marks a crucial milestone in France’s hydrogen ecosystem and positions Port-La-Nouvelle as a key hub for hydrogen activities in the Mediterranean region.
The 20 MW alkaline electrolyser from Nel will play a vital role in delivering renewable hydrogen to local industries and transportation in southern France. By utilizing renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar, the electrolyser will produce clean hydrogen, contributing to the decarbonization efforts in the region. The project aligns with France’s ambitious goals of transitioning to a low-carbon economy and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Hyd’Occ, supported by Qair and AREC Occitanie, is spearheading the development of the high-capacity hydrogen production unit in Port-La-Nouvelle. This collaboration with Nel represents a significant step forward in establishing a robust hydrogen ecosystem in France. By leveraging Nel’s expertise in electrolyser technology, the project aims to create a sustainable and scalable hydrogen infrastructure that can meet the increasing demand for clean energy solutions.
Nel’s involvement in the Port-La-Nouvelle project signifies its expanding presence in the French hydrogen market. With its extensive experience in electrolyser technology, Nel is well-positioned to deliver the necessary equipment and support the installation, commissioning, and start-up of the electrolyser system. The collaboration with Hyd’Occ highlights Nel’s commitment to advancing the hydrogen industry and accelerating the adoption of clean energy solutions.