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Green pipeline project. Green hydrogen will be injected into Portugal’s natural gas network – O Jornal Económico

Last Friday, in Seixal, GGND (Galp Gás Natural Distribuição) presented the first project in Portugal to pump green hydrogen into the gas grid, a project funded by the Innovation Support Fund (FAI).

The “Green Pipeline Project” – which was attended at the presentation by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Energy, Joao Galampa – will cover 80 residential, tertiary and industrial clients who, from January 2022, will begin receiving a mixture of natural gas and hydrogen, “thus taking an important step in the transition process Energy in Portugal”, as stated in the note issued.

In the initial phase of the project, 2% of hydrogen will be injected into the natural gas network, gradually increasing this percentage to a maximum of 20% over a two-year period. “The whole process will be monitored and monitored in detail by a group of experts, so that this project can serve as an example of good practice for many other projects that will certainly take place in the future, both nationally and internationally,” Except.

GGND CEO Gabriel Souza highlights GGND CEO, in a statement after the project presentation, which included, among others, Deputy Minister of State for Energy, Joao Galampa.

Green hydrogen, a 100% renewable fuel, will be produced at Seixal Industrial Park, in the Setúbal region, through a partnership between GGND and Portugal’s Gestene.

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