Floating Scottish wind farm to not only generate power

Simply Blue Energy and Subsea 7, the parties behind floating offshore wind project Salamander, have signed a memorandum of understanding with ERM on green hydrogen production.

Photo: Principle Power

Floating platforms shouldn't be limited to function as foundations under an offshore wind turbine. They should also house both electrolysis and desalination facilities so that they can produce green hydrogen directly.

That's the idea of British firm ERM, which plans to facilitate such efforts through its concept ERM Dolphyn. The concept's realization is now one step closer, through a memorandum of understanding with Simply Blue Energy and Subsea 7 on the potential use of the technology at the duo's Scottish floating wind project, Salamander.

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