Exploration & Production

Gasunie attempts to scale up power-to-gas tech

Two Gasunie subsidiaries are developing a 1 MW power-to-gas pilot project in the middle of the Netherlands' high-voltage power grid Two Gasunie subsidiaries are developing a 1 MW power-to-gas pilot project in the middle of the Netherlands' high-voltage power grid.
By Silvia Favasuli 5 May 2017 0 25773
Gasunie subsidiaries are about to launch a 1 MW power-to-gas pilot project. (Gasunie)

New Energy and EnergyStock, subsidiaries of Dutch gas infrastructure and transport company Gasunie, are about to launch a 1 MW power-to-gas pilot project to produce green hydrogen and potentially natural gas from surplus renewable energy. 

The plant, which includes 5,000 solar panels, will be installed at the gas storage facility at Zuidwending in the Netherlands' Groningen province. The location is strategic, both for its proximity to the country’s high-voltage grids and because it offers the opportunity to scale the project, Henk Abbing, managing director at EnergyStock,...