Eemshydrogen project, Netherlands

31st May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas - Creamer Media Research Coordinator & Senior Deputy Editor

Eemshydrogen project, Netherlands

Name of the Project
Eemshydrogen project.

Eemshaven, Netherlands.

Project Owner/s

Project Description
The project entails the construction of a 50 MW electrolysis plant to produce green hydrogen.

The electrolyser will be operated with green electricity from its Westereems wind farm, which is located about 5 km from the Eemshaven power plant site.

The green hydrogen produced will be able to prevent the emission of more than 250 000 t of carbon dioxide across the duration of the project.

Potential Job Creation
Not stated.

Capital Expenditure
The Netherlands Agency Enterprise granted RWE a funding commitment of €124.9-million for the project in April 2024.

Planned Start/End Date
The plant is scheduled to go into operation in 2027.

Latest Developments
RWE plans to take a financial investment decision (FID) for Eemshydrogen at the end of 2024.

Key Contracts, Suppliers and Consultants
None stated.

Contact Details for Project Information
RWE Benelux, tel +31 888538112 or email