thyssenkrupp Uhde signs engineering contract with Hive Energy Limited for 1200 tpd green hydrogen/ammonia production plant in Spain

thyssenkrupp - Uhde - Hive Energy Limited

Pre-FEED to advance engineering development for the "ALBAMED I project"
Proven RHAMFS® methodology for concept optimization of green ammonia plants

Oct 9, 2023 - thyssenkrupp Uhde has been appointed by Hive Energy Limited to provide a pre-FEED to support the development of Hive's first green hydrogen/ammonia production plant in Spain. The pre-FEED was awarded following a comprehensive techno-economic study for the energy-to-ammonia plant, conducted in 2022 using thyssenkrupp Uhde's proprietary RHAMFS® methodology.

The main purpose of the pre-FEED is to improve the engineering concept and begin key engineering activities for the plant. thyssenkrupp Uhde will base the pre-FEED on its dynamic Uhde® ammonia synthesis technology, developed specifically to address the unique challenges of dynamic ammonia production, and will also provide the integration engineering for the process plant. The pre-FEED will enable Hive Energy to navigate the subsequent commercial and regulatory phases of project development.

Dr. Cord Landsmann, CEO thyssenkrupp Uhde, said, We at thyssenkrupp Uhde are making an important contribution to the green transformation. With our technologies and new partnerships, such as this one with Hive Energy Limited, we are building a solid business case for this pioneering green energy project. This is another important step towards the sustainable and climate-friendly production of green ammonia.

Shirvine Zhang, Head of Hydrogen and Hybrid Energy at Hive Energy Limited, commented, Hive's mission is to implement sustainable and clean technologies to mitigate the effects of climate change. We look forward to implementing this project with world-class companies that are equally climate-focused, such as thyssenkrupp Uhde, to support the energy transition.

About Hive Energy

Hive Energy, headquartered in the United Kingdom, was founded in 2010 by Giles Redpath to participate in the significant expansion of solar energy in England. The company now operates globally from more than 20 countries, including Brazil, Canada, Croatia, Greece, Italy, New Zealand, Serbia, South Africa, Spain and the United Kingdom.

Hive Energy Group is internationally recognized as a trusted partner in the development, construction and operation of large-scale renewable energy projects. Hive is known for its innovative approach and leading vision in renewable energy and circular economy. Hive has undertaken some of the world's leading projects in this area, including the largest solar farm in the United Kingdom, plans for one of the world's largest green ammonia plants in South Africa and the first green hydrogen/ammonia hub in Spain.

Hive is currently developing more than 28,000 MW of renewable energy projects. To date, Hive's projects have generated more than £1.3 billion of investment in green energy projects, saving 788,947 tons of CO2 annually.

About thyssenkrupp Uhde

thyssenkrupp Uhde combines unique technological expertise and decades of global experience in engineering, procurement, construction and service of chemical plants. We develop innovative processes and products for a more sustainable future, contributing to the long-term success of our customers in almost all sectors of the chemical industry. Our portfolio includes leading technologies for the production of basic chemicals, fertilizers and polymers, as well as complete value chains for green hydrogen and sustainable chemicals.


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