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World's first green ammonia plant a "big step" in Topsøe's PtX efforts

Haldor Topsøe's plans to set up the world's first green ammonia plant in Denmark in only two years constitute a crucial milestone in the firm's Power-to-X engagement, says innovation chief. However, the electrolyzer tech will initially be sourced from elsewhere.

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Plans to establish an electrolysis facility in Avedøre near Copenhagen, Denmark, for converting green power into hydrogen has domestically been likened to the moon landing, but now a similar plant looks set to become a reality in the country's western region several years beforehand.

In any event, a trio consisting of Haldor Topsøe, Vestas and Skovgaard Invest on Tuesday unveiled their plans to build a test facility in the Lemvig municipality that will make ammonia from renewable energy and is expected ready by 2022.

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