Solar panels in Abu Dhabi, April 2019.
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France’s Engie and Abu Dhabi-based renewable energy business Masdar have established a strategic alliance focused on the development of projects related to green hydrogen.
In an announcement at the end of last week, the companies said the agreement would “explore the co-development of a UAE-based green hydrogen hub.”
While fine details of the plan were relatively sparse, the firms will look to develop projects with an electrolyzer capacity of 2 gigawatts.
Investment in the initiative will amount to approximately $5 billion. In a statement, Engie CEO Catherine MacGregor described renewable hydrogen as “an…