New collaboration opens for hydrogen investment in Port of GävlePort of Gävle, Gävle Energi and Statkraft have signed an agreement to investigate the possibilities of creating a hydrogen plant in the port of Gävle.
Electricity from sun and wind cannot be stored. But when an excess of electricity prevails, this can be converted to hydrogen. The hydrogen gas can then be stored for use when there is a shortage of electricity. The use of hydrogen gas does not cause any other emissions than water vapor.
The companies will jointly investigate the possibility of establishing a plant for the production of green hydrogen, installing intermediate storage facilities and establishing a gas station. The hydrogen gas can then be used when needed or distributed and sold to external buyers.
- This is one of several opportunities for Port of Gävle to be able to offer its operators and customers a long-term sustainable port operation, says Fredrik Svanbom, CEO of Port of Gävle.
A feasibility study is now being started and is expected to be completed after the summer of 2020. It will clarify the practical, commercial and legal conditions and result in a decision basis for a possible investment. The following practical conditions must be investigated; the location of the facilities, access to electricity and water, water quality, sewerage and the need for grid capacity. The investigation will also clarify what can be done with the excess heat that will be generated from the production.
- We look forward to seeing this kind of collaboration take place in Port of Gävle. To work together to contribute to a green transition for, among other things, the transport industry, is a natural development and a frutiful way of working, says Malin Eriksson, marketing manager Gävle Energi.
The project will also forecast a possible future consumption of hydrogen gas by inventing which vehicles and other energy consumers can be converted to fuel with hydrogen gas.
- Statkraft is Europe's largest supplier of renewable energy and we believe that renewable hydrogen will be crucial in achieving carbon-free transport in the future. This project increases opportunities for such development by contributing in the transformation to a fossil-free transport sector, says Per Rosenqvist, responsible for Business Development hydrogen in Statkraft in Sweden.
Port of Gävle received its largest delivery of wind turbines to date
During the third quarter of 2020 a vessel containing 111 wind turbine parts arrived to Port of Gävle.Read more
Full warehouses at terminal Granudden yet again
The volumes at Granudden terminal in Port of Gävle have been high throughout the third quarter of 2020 despite covid-19.Read more
Autonomous vehicles in Port of Gävle
During the autumn of 2020, the technology company Semcon will investigate how transport flows in Port of Gävle can be made more efficient.Read more
Inauguration of CFS Paper in Gävle
On August 19th the world unique automated high-bay warehouse for paper was inaugurated in the Port of Gävle. The ceremonial ribbon cutting was done by Sweden’s Minister for Foreign Trade and Minister for Nordic Affairs, Anna Hallberg.Read more
Port activity app - a digital solution to share information
Port activity app is a digital solution to share information that will be implemented in Port of Gävle during 2020. Gävle Hamn AB is at full speed to implement a test version with a small group of key partners.Read more
New collaboration opens for hydrogen investment in Port of Gävle
Port of Gävle, Gävle Energi and Statkraft have signed an agreement to investigate the possibilities of creating a hydrogen plant in the port of Gävle.Read more
New Traffic- and Security Manager
Niklas Hermansson is the new manager for the Traffic and Security department.Read more
Experienced employee in new position
Since Port of Gävle has high ambitions in the area of sustainability, we have now chosen to add a new function that is responsible for sustainability and digital developmentRead more
Earlier detection of damaged containers with inspection system in Port of Gävle
With the help of a newly installed system damaged containers will be easier to detect than before.Read more
Port of Gävle requires Health declaration due to the coronavirus
Vessels calling Port of Gävle must from 2020-02-07 submit a Health declaration before arriving Port of Gävle. The completed Health declaration shall be sent by e-mail latest 24 hrs prior arrival to the Port Traffic Office firstname.lastname@example.orgRead more