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World Hydrogen Leader , Charley Rattan Associates

UK based offshore wind & hydrogen corporate advisor and trainer; Faculty member World Hydrogen Leaders. Delivering global hydrogen and offshore wind corporate investment advice, business...

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In this longread, Jan Willem Langeraar explains why renewable hydrogen should be defined as a primary energy carrier, just like renewable electricity.


A new economic optimum with hydrogen

Now that we understand in more detail the optimisation of electrolyser and wind turbine, we can optimise the wind energy system for hydrogen. Even without making the complex calculations yourself, you will understand that the three important drivers (system costs, imbalance- & profile effects) are completely different for the design of wind turbines and -farms, that utilize hydrogen as primary energy carrier. 

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