- Published: 13 January 2021 13 January 2021
Siemens Gamesa and Siemens Energy have announced that they are joining forces combining their ongoing wind to hydrogen developments. The companies are contributing with their developments to a solution that fully integrates an electrolyser into an offshore wind turbine as a single synchronised system to directly produce green hydrogen.
The companies intend to provide a full-scale offshore demonstration of the solution by 2025/2026. Over a timeframe of five years Siemens Gamesa plans to invest € 80 million and Siemens Energy is targeting to invest € 40 million in the developments. Siemens Gamesa will adapt its development of the SG14-222 DD offshore wind turbine to integrate an electrolysis system seamlessly into the turbine’s operations. Siemens Energy will develop a new electrolysis product suitable for the harsh maritime offshore environment and in sync with the wind turbine. The developments are part of the H2Mare. The H2mare initiative under the consortium lead of Siemens Energy is a modular project consisting of multiple sub-projects to which more than 30 partners from industry, institutes and academia are contributing.