Wilo’s H2Powerplant to advance green hydrogen transition


German technology manufacturer Wilo is looking to take strides in the global energy transition with the development of its H2Powerplant, which the company states is in a ‘world-first’ live production environment.

Following its commission on 9th September, 2022 and currently in operation at Wilo’s German headquarters, Wilopark in Dortmund, the H2Powerplant aims to prove the concept of power independence and generation in a decentralised way.

Using electrolysis, the system converts energy generated from solar, wind and hydropower into carbon-free green hydrogen.

The hydrogen can then be converted back into electrical energy via a fuel cell, with waste heat either used in the interconnected system for heating, stored or converted into on-site cooling.

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