Siemens has announced that a green hydrogen generation plant, described as one of the largest in Germany, has been commissioned. Siemens said the facility will produce 1350 tons of hydrogen annually. Siemens said that the facility would use wind and solar power from the Wunsiedel Energy Park in Upper Franconia.
An 8.75 MW electrolyser will be used to generate the hydrogen.
Following its commissioning, the plant has been handed over to the operator, WUN H2. Siemens Financial Services has a 45 per cent stake in WUN H2. Riessner Gase has a 45 per cent stake, and Stadtwerke Wunsiedel has a 10 per cent stake.
A spokesperson for Siemens said: “Talks regarding the expansion of the plant’s capacity to 17.5 MW are already underway.”