"#BusinessAsUsual doesn’t exist anymore. Transport capacity must be reallocation in line with the new geopolitical reality and the new #gasflow patterns resulting from it."
Arno Büx, #GLE President

#GRIDTech2022 | @FluxysGroup
@FluxysBelgiumFR | @FluxysBelgiumNL

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"The priority is to solve the #EnergyCrisis. #EU energy #security is more important than #climate goals. Without prosperity and security, we will not be able to afford a green transformation. #Fitfor55 assumptions must be verified," says @MarcinWNowacki @eaGreenEU #eaDebates

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"#REPowerEU impresses a new sense of urgency to the #energytransition. EU needs to:
🎯Correct its trajectory to be climate neutral by 2050
🎯Disengage from unreliable partners
✅Producing 35 bcm of #biomethane can provide for 20% of current Russian Gas"
@glcancian

#GRIDTech2022

“The existing #gasinfrastructure already offers a sustainable network to transport renewable & low-carbon molecules. The #EHB intends to use exactly this network for #H2 in order to contribute to the EU's #decarbonisation of the EU"
Niko Bosnjak @OpenGridEurope

#GRIDTech2022

Friday @IEA on #Biomethane and "How Denmark created a biomethane value chain?" with @European_Biogas @EnerginetDK @enagas @SWENCP

🇩🇰 points:
1. Political support - subsidy
2. #Farmers #Industry #partnership
3. Green market design (#TSO)
4. Clear connection options (#DSO)

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HyGreen Provence

By DLVA, Air Liquide, ENGIE and its subsidiary STORENGY (France)

The HyGreen Provence project, created through a cooperation agreement between ENGIE and Air Liquide in 2017, aims to generate green hydrogen from solar energy and store it in underground salt caverns in the French region Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur.

PV electricity production facilities will be erected, as well as electrolyser plants to convert part of the renewable electricity into hydrogen.

The hydrogen will either be used for mobility, supplying a network of filling stations across the region, for heat and cooling for an urban eco-district,and for local industrial users.

The project will be developed into several phases: first, electricity will be produced at a small scale to fuel about 50 public buses by 2023, and then hydrogen storage will be developed in salt caverns by 2024. Eventually, the photovoltaic power and hydrogen storage are expected to be extended in 2027.

Technical aspects

  • The project aims at producing 1300 GWh of solar electricity annually, which represents the local annual consumption of around 450 000 people, and 10 440 tons of green hydrogen at an industrial scale, making it the first large-scale project in France based on hydrogen production and storage.
  • The total budget estimated by HyGreen comes to 300 M€.

Contribution to energy transition

Hydrogen produced from fully renewable sources represents a zero-emission fuel (no greenhouse gases and no particles) for green mobility, for industry (replacing fossil fuels for heat production in various processes) and for electricity production with fuel cells. Therefore, it provides a concrete response to the challenges posed by sustainable mobility and local pollution in urban areas.

The storage of hydrogen helps manage the intermittence of solar energy.

This new project, with a scale and nature unprecedented in France, will contribute to the development of massive renewable hydrogen production projects in France.

It will self-finance the Climate-Air-Energy Territorial Plan of an agglomeration, without any subsidies.