The joint study will involve integration of equipment for the production and conditioning of green hydrogen and infrastructure that allows for transportation to the coast.
If the concept can be standardized and implemented worldwide, this could enable large-scale hydrogen production.
EDP, through the participation of EDP NEW and EDP Inovação, is the project coordinator, responsible for implementation of several phases: the strategic evaluation of the offshore wind-to-hydrogen market, the definition of viable business cases, and the technology roadmap to commercial maturity.
The company brings experience in the development of offshore wind and in the implementation of projects such as the WindFloat floating offshore solution.
TechnipFMC contributes subsea engineering, experience from its Deep Purple green hydrogen development, and system integration capabilities.
The CEiiA research center (Center for Engineering and Development) develops complex structures for the marine environment, with competencies in systems, electronics.
WavEC Offshore Renewables is an R&D consultancy covering all marine renewable technologies.
The University of South-Eastern Norway applies systems engineering to derive insights into the needs of the overall systems, reducing risks in the latter phases.
BEHYOND will receive support from the Blue Growth program of the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism (EEA Grants).