Hydrogen plays a central role in energy technology for achieving climate targets and reducing carbon emissions. Hydrogen has the highest energy content per kilogram of all energy carriers available to us. It is colorless, odorless, non-toxic, and makes an enormous contribution in mobility as well as in industry.
Production and supply of green hydrogen
The valuable energy carrier hydrogen is produced with the help of so-called electrolysis. Electricity is used to split the water molecule H2O into its two components. The result is the coveted resource hydrogen. However, hydrogen only becomes sustainable and green when renewable energy is used in the course of electrolysis. OMV, together with Kommunalkredit AG, is investing EUR 25 million in a green electrolysis plant in order to be able to produce up to 1,500 tons of green hydrogen annually, starting in 2023.
Use cases of hydrogen for OMV
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