Air Liquide to take 40% stake in H2V Normandy


Air Liquide is to take a 40% stake in H2V Normandy, a company planning to develop a green hydrogen production unit, featuring electrolysis technology, the French industrial gases firm confirmed today (20th Jan).

The move demonstrates Air Liquide’s long-term commitment to hydrogen energy and its ambition to be a major player in the supply of renewable and low-carbon hydrogen in a bid to decarbonise the industry and mobility markets, the company added.

H2V Normandy, a subsidiary of H2V Product, plans to build a large-scale electrolyser complex in the industrial zone of Port-Jérôme in Normandy, France that will supply renewable and low-carbon hydrogen for industrial applications, as well as future heavy mobility applications.

The project is part of an ambitious programme to develop new energies to decarbonate industrial activities (refining and chemical) on the Seine Valley axis in Normandy, one of Air Liquide’s historical industrial basins in France.

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