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Portugal and Netherlands work together to export green hydrogen

Published on September 23, 2020

A new memorandum of understanding has been signed between Portugal and the Netherlands, to explore the transportation of green hydrogen between the two countries.

The agreement will enable the transport of renewable hydrogen from a new project in Sines, Portugal to the port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands.

Both countries are in agreement of the growing importance of renewable gases such as green hydrogen, wihch will play a large part in Europe’s decarbonisation goals. In a statement they confirmed their cooperation to help develop supply chains for the export of green hydrogen.

Just 2 months ago Portugal announced its national hydrogen strategy, involving a hefty €7 billion investment by 2030.  They plan to develop the Sines hydrogen facility, a national laboratory focused on green technology.