HyWays for Future

Hydrogen model region in the Northwest of Germany that focuses on the transport and industrial sectors.

LEAD DEVELOPER

EWE AG

PROJECT PARTNERS

EWE, swb, H2-MOBILITY, BMÖ, VWG, BSAG, VG-WHV, VGB, AWB, ALB, SB, WHV, CUX, Nehlsen, ...

MAIN POLITICAL SPONSORS

Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI) (NIP2)

MAIN LOCATION

Germany

OTHER LOCATIONS

Yes

Project details

H2 PRODUCTION VOLUME

[T/day]:

3.00

INVESTMENT VOLUME

[M€]:

90.00
FUNDING
VALUE CHAIN COVERAGE

PRIMARY ENERGY SOURCING

  • Electricity from the local grid
  • Other

H2 PRODUCTION

  • Water electrolysis with PEM electrolyser

H2 STORAGE

  • Cylinder - Compressed H2

H2 TRANSPORT

  • Trucking - Compressed H2

H2 DISTRIBUTION FOR MOBILITY

  • HRS 700 bar
  • HRS 350 bar
END USES

MOBILITY

  • Cars
  • Buses
  • Trucks
  • Other

ENERGY

INDUSTRIAL FEEDSTOCK

  • Supply to steel industry

Project timeline

CURRENT STATUS:

Fully implemented

2014

Start of project development

Project finalization

2035


KEY SUCCESS FACTORS

PROJECT DEVELOPMENT PHASE

  • Business model/business case development

  • Technological readiness/technological performance (e.g. availability, efficiency, duration/lifetime)

  • Regulatory provisions

  • Funding

  • Local public acceptance

  • Project's business case

COMMERCIAL AND FINANCING PHASE

  • Securing private investors

  • Building a financial model

  • Putting a de-risking framework in place

  • Securing customer commitments to de-risk the financial model

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