Flemish hydrogen ports valley

The Ports of Flanders hydrogen valley is a cross-sectoral collaboration between the Port of Antwerp-Bruges, North Sea Port, Port Oostende, several industrial players located in the area and the national gas TSO.

Flemish hydrogen ports valley
LEAD DEVELOPER

WaterstofNet

PROJECT PARTNERS

Port of Antwerp-Bruges, North Sea Port, Port Oostende

MAIN POLITICAL SPONSORS

-

MAIN LOCATION

Belgium

OTHER LOCATIONS

Yes

Project details

H2 PRODUCTION VOLUME

[T/day]:

84.00

INVESTMENT VOLUME

[M€]:

2,200.00
FUNDING
VALUE CHAIN COVERAGE

PRIMARY ENERGY SOURCING

  • Electricity from solar PV
  • Electricity from onshore wind
  • Electricity from offshore wind
  • Natural gas

H2 PRODUCTION

  • Water electrolysis with PEM electrolyser
  • Water electrolysis with ALK electrolyser
  • SMR with CC(U)S
  • External sourcing from outside the H2 valley
  • External sourcing from outside the H2 valley - International

H2 STORAGE

  • Cylinder - Methanol

H2 TRANSPORT

  • Pipeline - Compressed H2
  • Trucking - Compressed H2
  • Trucking - Methanol
  • Ship

H2 DISTRIBUTION FOR MOBILITY

  • HRS 350 bar
END USES

MOBILITY

  • Trucks
  • Ships
  • Other

ENERGY

  • Hydrogen supply for injection into gas grid

INDUSTRIAL FEEDSTOCK

  • Supply to chemical industry (e.g. fertilizer production)
  • Supply to refineries
  • Supply to steel industry

Project timeline

CURRENT STATUS:

Initial funding received

2014

Start of project development

Project finalization

2035


KEY SUCCESS FACTORS

PROJECT DEVELOPMENT PHASE

  • Permitting and authorization procedures

  • Political backing and buy-in

  • Funding

  • Local public acceptance

  • Project's business case

  • Other

    Mindset and stamina

COMMERCIAL AND FINANCING PHASE

  • Applying for public subsidy/grant schemes

  • Securing public financial support (subsidy/grant)

  • Putting a de-risking framework in place

  • Securing customer commitments to de-risk the financial model

N.A.: Not available. This is possible due to two reasons: a) the Hydrogen Valley chose to not publicly display the data or b) the Hydrogen Valley did not answer the specific question in the associated survey.