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TechnipFMC pilots Green Hydrogen Offshore Energy System

By Anna Øglænd|Published 08 January 2021|Category: News

TechnipFMC will lead a consortium to construct and test its green hydrogen offshore energy system, Deep Purple, in Norway. Innovation Norway has granted financial support to realize the €9 million pilot project.

Developing advanced energy systems and accelerating The Energy Transition

The pilot program will enable TechnipFMC to continue developing advanced energy systems for offshore wind in combination with green hydrogen production. Deploying these systems offshore is an advantage from an environmental perspective. Designing them autonomously and at scale, is critical to accelerating The Energy Transition.

Leading industrial partners

The Deep Purple energy system. Credit: TechnipFMC.

The TechnipFMC consortium consists of leading industrial partners such as Vattenfall, Repsol, ABB, NEL, DNV GL, UMOE and Slåttland, and is supported by academia, research companies and clusters.

The pilot will allow the consortium partners to prepare the system for large-scale offshore commercial use. The scope includes the development and testing of an advanced control and advisory system and a dynamic process simulator.

A collaboration project

The Deep Purple project and energy system was initiated in 2016 and has through its early stages been supported by the Research Council of Norway.

Energy Valley has been involved since the beginning of the project and will continue to support and collaborate on the project which as major global potential.

Contact person : Katrine Vetlesen, Vice President, Energy Innovation & Programs