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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

Utsira, Rogaland

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
Service Use Case Onsite Renewable Generation Shifting
Renewables Capacity Firming
Electric Supply Capacity
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