The world’s largest green hydrogen factory is being built in Brazil

Green or renewable hydrogen (H2V) is produced through the process of "water electrolysis," which is the separation of oxygen and hydrogen, and is mainly used to produce fertilizers in agriculture but can also be used as a fuel and industrial feedstock.

Brazil-based multinational Unigel laid the cornerstone Tuesday for the world's largest green hydrogen factory, which is expected to be operational by the end of 2023.

With investments of US$120 million, but using the company's existing infrastructure and logistics at the Camaçari petrochemical site and the Aratu seaport, both in the northeastern state of Bahia, the plant will produce 10,000 tons of green hydrogen and 60,000 tons of "clean" ammonia per year.

"Our investment is a pioneering one . . .

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