US News Air Liquide and Siemens join forces in Europe on "large-scale" projects
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Air Liquide and Siemens Energy will "cooperate" in major projects in the hydrogen sector in Europe. The economy ministers of France and Germany applaud.
Air Liquide is pushing its pawns in thein Europe. The tricolor industrial gas giant and Siemens Energy will be partners in "large-scale" projects in order to accelerate "sustainable" production. The "memorandum of understanding" signed between the French group and Siemens Energy - former energy subsidiary of the German group Siemens of which it is still the main shareholder - aims to "unite their expertise in the technology of proton exchange membrane electrolysis ( PEM) ".
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The two companies indicate in their press release that they want to collaborate in "the co-creation of large-scale projects in the hydrogen sector, the industrial production of electrolysers in Europe, especially in Germany and in, and Research and Development for to jointly develop the next generation of electrolysers ". " will play a key role in enabling the European Union to achieve its objectives in terms of reducing CO2 and greenhouse gas emissions", point out Siemens Energy and .
They deem "essential to accelerate the availability of hydrogen produced in a sustainable way by means of PEM electrolysers of great capacity, in order to respond to growing demand and reduce costs ". The two groups indicate that they will jointly present requests for financing of large projects, and that they have "already identified cooperation opportunities on large projects of hydrogen produced in a sustainable manner in France, in Germany and in others. European countries". They cite the Air Liquide-H2V Normandie project in France, "with a capacity of 200 MW, one of the most ambitious European projects for the production of hydrogen from renewable energy".
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"This ambitious project by Air Liquide and Siemens Energy is only the beginning of an industrial cooperation which must develop in - beyond the Franco-German ", noted the French Minister of the Economy, Bruno Le Maire, quoted in the press release, estimating that" it is now that we must invest massively to develop new value chains and new technologies ". His German counterpart, Peter Altmaier, also welcomed the two groups "joining forces", deeming hydrogen to be "a crucial element in contributing to European and global efforts in the fight against climate change".
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