A subsidiary of Iberdrola Scottish Power She applied to build a green hydrogen plant next to her wind farm Whiteley (Glasgow) Which will include the UK’s largest electrified, with 20 mW (mW).
The company explained in a statement that The installation will include a hybrid solar power system that will feed the electrolyzerAs well as a battery storage system with a maximum capacity of 50 MW.
The project will be able to produce up to eight tons of green hydrogen per day, Equivalent to the daily fuel requirement for more than 550 buses running on the route between Glasgow and Edinburgh (separated by 75 kilometers).
This hydrogen plant will be the first to be built by the Green Hydrogen for Scotland Alliance, made up of the Iberdrola subsidiary, BOC e ITM strengthWith the aim of creating a green network for hydrogen production to provide solutions to sectors that are difficult to decarbonize.
ScottishPower will be responsible to lead the development of this project, while BOC will carry out its design and operation and ITM Power will supply the electrolyzer.
The coalition expects the project to be approved in the late fall of 2021 and that the plant will be operational before 2023.