Basque Hydrogen Corridor BH2C

LEAD DEVELOPER

Petronor (Repsol Group)

PROJECT PARTNERS

EVE, Enagas, Calvera, BilbaoPort, Aena, GiroaVeolia, Nortegas, Sener, Técnicas Reunidas, H2Site, LeciTrailer, Ajusa, Irizar, Talgo, CAF, Sarralle, GHI, Ampo, Aernnova, Mubil, Ingeteam, ArcelorMittal, Sidenor, Alsa, Avanza, Tubacex, Befesa

MAIN POLITICAL SPONSORS

Spanish Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism, Basque Government, Provincial Councils of Biscay, Gipuzkoa and Araba, Bilbao City Town Hall

MAIN LOCATION

Bilbao
(
Spain
)

OTHER LOCATIONS

San Sebastian (Spain), Vitoria (Spain), Albacete (Spain), Zaragoza (Spain)

Basque Hydrogen Corridor BH2C

Large-scale project to develop a H2 economy in the Basque Country and surrounding regions, proving H2 as enabler for the energy transition, with applications ranging from production to end users, and boosting technological and industrial competitiveness.

PROJECT DETAILS

H2 PRODUCTION VOLUME

[T/day]:

55.00
VALUE CHAIN COVERAGE

PRIMARY ENERGY SOURCING

  • Electricity from solar PV
  • Electricity from onshore wind

H2 PRODUCTION

  • Water electrolysis with PEM electrolyser
  • Water electrolysis with ALK electrolyser

H2 STORAGE

  • Cylinder - Compressed H2
  • Cylinder - LOHC
  • Cavern - Compressed H2

H2 TRANSPORT

  • Pipeline - Compressed H2
  • Trucking - Compressed H2

H2 DISTRIBUTION FOR MOBILITY

  • HRS 700 bar
  • HRS 350 bar
END USES

MOBILITY

  • Cars
  • Buses
  • Trucks
  • Forklifts
  • Ships

ENERGY

  • Hydrogen supply for injection into gas grid

INDUSTRIAL FEEDSTOCK

  • Supply to refineries
  • Supply to steel industry
  • Supply to other industries

INVESTMENT VOLUME

[M€]:

2,800.00
FUNDING

PROJECT TIMELINE

2014

Start of project development

Project finalisation

2035


CURRENT STATUS:

Start of implementation

KEY SUCCESS FACTORS

PROJECT DEVELOPMENT PHASE

  • Technological readiness/technological performance (e.g. availability, efficiency, duration/lifetime)

  • Experienced staff

  • Local public acceptance

  • Stakeholder cooperation

  • Risk sharing mechanisms between project partners

  • Project's governance model

COMMERCIAL AND FINANCING PHASE

N.A.

N.A.: Not available. This is possible due to two reasons: a) the Hydrogen Valley chose to not publicly display the data or b) the Hydrogen Valley did not answer the specific question in the associated survey.