“Now is the time to invest in the energy infrastructure of the future. The revised TEN-E rules will allow clean technologies to be plugged in to our energy system – including offshore wind and hydrogen. We need to update and upgrade now to achieve the Green Deal’s goal of climate neutrality by 2050”, Executive Vice-President for the EU Green Deal, Frans Timmermans, said on 15 December 2020 as revised rules of the Trans-European network for Energy (TEN-E) Regulation were introduced. Now, one year later, the EU reached a political agreement on the revised TEN-E framework.
Scotland’s national economic development agency, Scottish Enterprise, and Japanese conglomerate Marubeni Corporation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly explore opportunities in floating offshore wind and green hydrogen.
UK-based marine energy company Marine Power Systems (MPS) has joined forces with Marine2o to develop integrated solutions to support the production of green hydrogen from offshore renewable energy sources, using marine vessels to transport this energy vector to market.
Uruguay’s state-owned oil and gas company ANCAP, together with the country’s ministries of industry and environment, has presented a plan for green hydrogen production powered by offshore wind, which could see a tender launched in a couple of years.
The Italian multinational oilfield services company Saipem has launched SUISO, a technological solution that combines floating wind, floating solar, and marine energy to power the production of green hydrogen on existing offshore platforms.
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