Hydrogen plant delayed


The first phase of a unique $2bn hydrogen power and carbon capture project in Abu Dhabi has been postponed by at least a year.

According to businessgreen.com, the Hydrogen Power Abu Dhabi project – a joint venture between Abu Dhabi’s Masdar and engineering firm Hydrogen Energy – has been postponed, as various backers of the project attempt to resolve undisclosed technical issues.

Masdar unveiled the project back in January 2008; when it was claimed the hydrogen-fuelled power plant would be capable of meeting the Emirates’ power requirements in the future.

Businessgreen.com claims a spokesman for BP, which formed a partnership with Rio Tinto to create Hydrogen Energy, said that despite the setback, all partners were still fully committed to the project, and added that a final decision on go-ahead will be made next year.

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