Next Hydrogen Solutions Inc., a designer and manufacturer of electrolysers, recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Black & Veatch, a global engineering, procurement, consulting and construction company, to offer a complete and integrated solution for the large-scale production of green hydrogen for industrial customers.
Next Hydrogen will combine its electrolysis technology and expertise with Black & Veatch’s market leadership in large-scale industrial engineering solutions to target broad applications worldwide for industrial and transportation customers.
The industrial sector is increasingly looking to hydrogen as a viable solution towards decarbonization, which is driving a growing sense of urgency for the expansion of green hydrogen technology.
—ason Rowell, associate vice president and global head of decarbonization solutions at Black & Veatch with Black & Veatch’s global energy business
The MoU is a non-exclusive agreement under which Next Hydrogen and Black & Veatch will develop a large-scale, multi-megawatt green hydrogen solution and identify areas of deeper collaboration and specific opportunities around the world.
Created in 2007, Next Hydrogen is a designer and manufacturer of electrolyzers. Next Hydrogen’s unique cell design architecture, backed by 39 patents, enables high current density operations and superior dynamic response to efficiently convert intermittent renewable electricity into green hydrogen at infrastructure scale.
Next Hydrogen claims that its technology combines the key advantages of the two main electrolyser technologies: PEM (dynamic response) and alkaline (module life).
Following successful pilot projects, Next Hydrogen is expanding its technology to provide commercial solutions to decarbonize the transportation and industrial sectors.