23 May '14, 2pm

Areva launches power-to-gas storage JV: FRANCE: Areva has formed a joint venture with Smart Energies subsidiar...

Areva launches power-to-gas storage JV: FRANCE: Areva has formed a joint venture with Smart Energies subsidiar...

The Areva H2-Gen joint venture will manufacture proton-exchange membrane electrolysers that will produce hydrogen from water using excess energy from renewable energy projects. Hydrogen produced from the systems will then be used to fuel hydrogen fuel cell vehicles or be added into natural gas networks for domestic and industrial use. This company will be owned equally by the three partners and will be based in France, where it will have a dedicated engineering and production site. An equity investment from the French state through ADEME will help finance the development and sale of more powerful electrolysers, Areva said in a statement. Ceth2, which was bought by Smart Energies in 2010, is already developing prototypes of electrolysers. Areva also formed a joint venture with Schneider in February for the development of a hydrogen fuel-cell energy storage system. However, ...

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