Pipelines, Storage & Power

Gasunie launches first hydrogen-converted pipeline

Dutch transmission system operator Gasunie brought its first hydrogen pipeline into operation on Friday, the company said in a note.
By Staff reporter 30 November 2018 0 33510

Dutch transmission system operator Gasunie brought its first hydrogen pipeline into operation on Friday, the company said in a note.

The 12-km former gas pipeline has been adapted to transport hydrogen from a site in the southwest of the Netherlands belonging to chemical company Dow to a facility run by fertiliser manufacturer Yara.

Gasunie carried out works to modify the pipeline last summer, and it is now able to transport more than 4,000 tons of hydrogen per year. Gasunie plans to extend the pipeline...