NDRL (Norddeutsches Reallabor - Living Lab Northern Germany)

The Norddeutsche Reallabor is a project that intends to test the overall transformation of the energy system in order to demonstrate a rapid decarbonisation of all energy consumption sectors in Northern Germany.

LEAD DEVELOPER

CC4E/HAW Hamburg

PROJECT PARTNERS

An alliance of 50 partners from business, science and politics

MAIN POLITICAL SPONSORS

Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Protection (BMWK), Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV)

MAIN LOCATION

Germany

OTHER LOCATIONS

Yes

Project details

H2 PRODUCTION VOLUME

[T/day]:

10.00

INVESTMENT VOLUME

[M€]:

400.00
FUNDING
VALUE CHAIN COVERAGE

PRIMARY ENERGY SOURCING

H2 PRODUCTION

  • Water electrolysis with PEM electrolyser
  • Water electrolysis with ALK electrolyser

H2 STORAGE

  • Cylinder - Compressed H2
  • Cavern - Compressed H2

H2 TRANSPORT

  • Pipeline
  • Trucking

H2 DISTRIBUTION FOR MOBILITY

  • HRS 700 bar
  • HRS 350 bar
END USES

MOBILITY

  • Cars
  • Buses
  • Trucks
  • Other

ENERGY

INDUSTRIAL FEEDSTOCK

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

Project timeline

CURRENT STATUS:

Start of implementation

2014

Start of project development

Project finalization

2035


KEY SUCCESS FACTORS

PROJECT DEVELOPMENT PHASE

  • Funding

  • Stakeholder cooperation

COMMERCIAL AND FINANCING PHASE

  • Securing private investors

  • Securing public financial support (subsidy/grant)

  • Building a financial model

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