Germany: Reducing Carbon Footprint Nobian now Offers Certified Green Hydrogen from Chlor-Alkali Electrolysis

From Ahlam Rais

Nobian has become the first company in Germany to supply certified green hydrogen from chlor-alkali electrolysis. The produced green hydrogen complies with the leading TÜV Süd CMS 70 Standard and can produce up to 2,700 tons of green hydrogen annually at the firm’s Bitterfeld site in Germany.

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Nobian’s production site in Bitterfeld, Germany.
Nobian’s production site in Bitterfeld, Germany.
(Source: Nobian)

Bitterfeld/Germany – Nobian's chlor-alkali plant at the Bitterfeld-Wolfen Chemical Park is the first plant in Germany to successfully supply certified green hydrogen to a leading international customer.

In chlor-alkali membrane electrolysis, the products chlorine, caustic soda, and hydrogen are produced simultaneously, using brine and electricity. Green hydrogen is produced with renewable energy, resulting in a 90 % lower carbon footprint compared to conventionally produced hydrogen from fossil fuels.

The green hydrogen supplied by Nobian complies with the leading TÜV Süd CMS 70 Standard. Nobian can produce up to 2,700 tons of green hydrogen annually at the Bitterfeld site. Going forward, Nobian is aiming for 100 % use of hydrogen by-product from chlor-alkali production to prevent emissions and add value.

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