The state government has been in contact with the investors for a long time, said Budde. According to the report, 2.5 billion euros are to be invested. From 2027 onwards, gas with an energy content of 25 terawatt hours is to be landed there, from which half a million tons of hydrogen can be produced.
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Lower Saxony’s Environment and Energy Minister Olaf Lies (SPD) told the newspaper that the project is a gigantic opportunity not only for the region but for the energy transition as a whole. Northern Germany could become the gateway for renewable energy for the whole of Germany.
CO2 reduction is the key goal of climate change. For months, there has been talk of the chance of a nationwide hydrogen focus, especially with a view to Wilhelmshaven. (dpa/amo)