Nantes (France), November 27, 2023, 7:30 a.m. –
Lhyfe (EURONEXT: LHYFE), one of the world pioneers in the production of green and renewable hydrogen, announces that it has been named winner of the call for expressions of interest (AMI) launched at the end of 2022 by Nantes Saint-Nazaire Port for the establishment of an industrial production and distribution unit for renewable hydrogen on the Montoir-de-Bretagne site (Loire-Atlantique).
This call for expressions of interest launched on November 21, 2022 focused on the provision of land located at the heart of the industrial and logistics port ecosystem, in Montoir de Bretagne, to accommodate a project to establish an activity industrial production of renewable hydrogen
By focusing, for many years, on the energies of tomorrow, Nantes Saint-Nazaire Port is part of a trajectory of a new decarbonized economic model of its activity which is still very dependent on fossil fuels today. Nantes Saint-Nazaire Port wanted to offer a reception solution to promote the development of the hydrogen sector in the region.
In this context, Lhyfe will build an industrial unit with a production capacity of maximum 85 tonnes per day of green and renewable hydrogen (installed electrolysis capacity of 210 MW) north of the multi-bulk terminal. This site should see the light of day in 2028.
Lhyfe produces its green and renewable hydrogen by electrolysis of water, through production units powered by renewable energy sources. The company already has a first site in service since the 2
half-year 2021, and seven other sites are currently under construction or extension across Europe (France, Germany, Sweden).
This project will contribute to the decarbonization of the port industrial complex and maritime transport. It is consistent with the action program for the development of a “Low Carbon Industrial Zone” (ZIBaC), supported by the Loire Estuaire Industrial Association (AILE), Saint-Nazaire Agglomération, the Estuaire community of communes and Sillon and the Pays de la Loire region. An ambition and a roadmap have been drawn up to transform the Loire Estuaire region into a carbon-free energy hub. This project confirms this ambition and the dynamic undertaken to accelerate the energy transition of the industrial port zone of the Loire estuary.
The implementation of the project is subject to the granting of operating authorizations and construction permits, as well as financial investment decisions.
Lhyfe is a European group dedicated to the energy transition, producer and supplier of green and renewable hydrogen. Its production sites and project portfolio aim to provide access to green and renewable hydrogen in industrial quantities, and to enter into a virtuous energy model allowing the decarbonization of entire sectors of industry and mobility.
In 2021, Lhyfe inaugurated the 1
industrial site for the production of green hydrogen in the world in direct connection with a wind farm. In 2022, Lhyfe inaugurated the 1
pilot platform for green hydrogen production at sea in the world.
Lhyfe is present across 12 European countries and had 192 employees at the end of June 2023. The company is listed on the Euronext market in Paris (ISIN: FR0014009YQ1 – ticker: LHYFE).
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