Air Liquide will invest over C$200m in a new industrial gas platform that will supply low-carbon hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, and argon in Québec, Canada.
Specifically, the industrial gas giant will build, own, and operate a new air separation unit (ASU), powered by renewable energy from hydropower sources, as part of the platform.
The ASU will produce oxygen, nitrogen, and argon, as well as liquid storage capacity. Air Liquide hopes to have the plant up and running in 2025.
Adding a total oxygen production capacity of 850 tonnes per day, the new infrastructure will primarily supply customers manufacturing battery components for electric vehicles.
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