Brintø, Danish for ‘Hydrogen Island’, would provide a significant contribution towards Denmark’s ambitious hydrogen strategy, with its ability to supply up to 1 million tonnes of green hydrogen per year once at full capacity of 10GW.
CIP have suggested that Brintø could be operational by 2030, and could prove to be a vital step in securing green energy supply for Europe.
The hydrogen produced via Power-to-X will use offshore wind electricity and will be hoped to be exported to countries such as, Germany, the Netherlands, and Belgium using pipelines.
Thomas Dalsgaard, Partner at CIP, said, “The Danish, German, Dutch, and Belgian ambitions for the North Sea show the rest of the world how the green transition can be turbocharged if you dare to think big, internationally and in integrated systems.
“Green energy will be harvested on a large scale out at sea, tied together by energy islands, converted into green hydrogen, and transported across borders via offshore hydrogen infrastructure.
“The opportunities are significant, and the Danish BrintØ is the first step in that direction.”
CIP envisage the island to be built on the Danish part of Dogger Bank, which is an area expected to become a hub for future offshore energy infrastructure in the North Sea.
Consisting of a 20,000km2 sandbank, CIP claim the Dogger Bank area offers some of the best conditions to produce low-cost green electricity.
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