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Orkney offshore wind could produce green hydrogen

Consortium evaluating project to produce green hydrogen on the Scottish island of Flotta for export, gas injection and use as marine bunker fuel

A consortium is evaluating a project to produce green hydrogen from offshore wind power on the island of Flotta in Orkney, Scotland.   Offshore Wind Power Limited (OWPL)—formed by investment bank Macquarie’s Green Investment Group, TotalEnergies and Scottish developer Renewable Infrastructure Development Group (RIDG)—has already submitted a proposal to the Crown Estate to develop the N1 plan option area west of Orkney. If successful in its bid, the consortium could deliver renewable power to a green hydrogen production facility at the Flotta Terminal called the Flotta Hydrogen Hub. “There is an opportunity to create one of the world’s first green hydrogen plants in Orkney” Pouge

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