Air Liquide China, Shenergy and SCIP Investment are set to transform China’s Shanghai Chemical Industry Park into a hydrogen hotspot, that will showcase the city’s largest-scale hydrogen filling centre, with a capacity of 24-tonnes per day.
The trio on Thursday (3rd March) inked an investment agreement for the project, believed to be a ¥180m ($28.5m) investment, in an effort to accelerate the deployment of hydrogen energy for mobility application in both the city and the Yangtze River Delta.
August 2022 is when phase one of construction will begin – and partners are already working to increase capabilities with liquefaction plants that could be introduced under second phase developments.
Nicolas Poirot, President and CEO of Air Liquide China, said, “Air Liquide is convinced that hydrogen is essential to carbon emission reduction, and has been using its expertise in both technology and operations in building and operating hydrogen infrastructures around the world.
“As a leading chemical park in China, accommodating almost all major international chemical companies, SCIP pioneers in developing a low-carbon development roadmap for the Chinese chemical industry.
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