Hydrogen Regions series: living lab – hydrogen storage power plant in Schwarze Pumpe

Structural diagram comparing a hydrogen storage power plant with a conventional power plant
comparison hydrogen storage and convential power plant

The production of green hydrogen is reliant upon electrolyzers being fed solar- and wind-generated electricity. Since these energy sources are fluctuating, and therefore not always available, a different approach and control mechanism is required compared with conventional power plants. At the RefLau model power plant in the area of Lusatia, work is underway as part of a grant project to analyze, initially on a small scale, how Germany’s energy supply could be controlled in the future.

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