Rugao Hydrogen Energy Town

LEAD DEVELOPER

Rugao City government

PROJECT PARTNERS

N.A.

MAIN POLITICAL SPONSORS

Rugao City government

MAIN LOCATION

Rugao
(
China
)

OTHER LOCATIONS

N.A.

Rugao Hydrogen Energy Town

The characteristic industry of the town is positioned as the hydrogen energy industry, and the hydrogen energy industry ecosystem is built around the key areas of the hydrogen energy industry.

PROJECT DETAILS

H2 PRODUCTION VOLUME

N.A.

VALUE CHAIN COVERAGE

PRIMARY ENERGY SOURCING

    H2 PRODUCTION

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

    H2 STORAGE

    • Cylinder - Compressed H2
    • Cylinder - Liquid H2

    H2 TRANSPORT

    • Trucking - Compressed H2

    H2 DISTRIBUTION FOR MOBILITY

    END USES

    MOBILITY

    ENERGY

    INDUSTRIAL FEEDSTOCK

    INVESTMENT VOLUME

    N.A.

    FUNDING

    PROJECT TIMELINE

    2014

    Start of project development

    N.A.

    Project finalisation

    2035


    CURRENT STATUS:

    Fully implemented

    KEY SUCCESS FACTORS

    PROJECT DEVELOPMENT PHASE

    • Business model/business case development

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

    • Regulatory provisions

    • Permitting and authorization procedures

    • Political backing and buy-in

    • Funding

    • Experienced staff

    • Local public acceptance

    • Project's business case

    • 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.