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Utsira Wind Power & Hydrogen Plant

Technology Type Hydrogen Storage
Rated Power 65 kW
URL More about Utsira Wind Power & Hydrogen Plant
In 2004 Statoil ASA and Enercon jointly developed a wind to hydrogen project on Utsira Island, Norway. The 4 year demonstration combined a 600 kW wind turbine with the following: - 5 kWh flywheel - 100 kVA master synchronous machine - 10 Nm3/h electrolyser w/ 48 kW peak load - 5 kW compressor - 2,400 Nm3, 200 bar hydrogen storage pressure vessel To generate power from the hydrogen, a 55 kW MAN hydrogen internal combustion engine and a 10 kW IRD Fuel Cell were installed.
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Project Status
Status De-Commissioned
Commissioning On DD.07.YYYY
Decommissioned On DD.01.YYYY
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Siting
Location

Utsira, Rogaland
Norway

ISO/RTO N/A
Utility Type
Paired Grid Resource
Paired Grid Resource 600 kW Wind
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Ownership & Value Chain Partners
Ownership Model Customer-Owned
Equity Owner 1 Statoil ASA
Energy Storage Technology Provider Hydrogen Technologies (StatoilHydro)
Power Electronics Provider MAN, IRD
O&M Contractor Statoil ASA, Enercon
Cost & Performance
Performance Performance metrics not available
Benefits
Service Use Case Onsite Renewable Generation Shifting
Renewables Capacity Firming
Electric Supply Capacity
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