Connect with us

Subscribe

renewable energy

World first for hydrogen power

(SCOTLAND)

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has delivered another world first – hydrogen generated from tidal power.

EMEC is located in Orkney, Scotland, and on Friday 25 August hydrogen gas was produced ‘using electricity generated from tidal energy’. The hydrogen gas offers a renewable alternative to fossil fuels. The electrolyser supplied by ITM Power, received power from prototype tidal energy converters – Scotrenewables’ SR2000 and Tocardo’s TFS and T2 turbine.

Dr Graham Cooley, CEO, ITM Power, said: “We are delighted to be working with EMEC and to have reached the milestone of first gas production on this ground-breaking project to directly couple an electrolyser to tidal turbines. This is an excellent example of using hydrogen to capture and store excess renewable energy.”

Newsletter Signup

Staff reporter
Written By

Advertisement " alt="">

Unlocking Europe’s tidal potential

renewable energy

Scotland + Japan offer lesson in STEM

renewable energy

Island harnesses hydrogen power

renewable energy

Connect
Newsletter Signup