Green Hydrogen - Concept Study for containerized hydrogen production plant

Norconsult has carried out a Conceptual Study and design of a green hydrogen production plant, based on a containerized electrolysis concept. The hydrogen is intended for both maritime and onshore consumers.

Project name
Green Hydrogen - Concept Study for containerized hydrogen production plant
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Key figures
• Hydrogen production: 2000 kg / day


Norconsult was tasked with assisting the client in early phase evaluations of site preparation, development of containerized hydrogen production plant concept, assessment of grid connection options, water supply options and preliminary risk assessment. Additionally, Norconsult assisted the client in the permitting process, preparing documents for applications towards local municipalities. 

Subsequent expansion of scope included detailing of the plant technical concept, including extended risk assessments, and assistance in the permitting process towards local municipalities. Norconsult has also been involved in the client’s procurement process for vendor evaluations regarding plant equipment. This includes equipment such as electrolysers, compressor, dispensing systems and transportable hydrogen containers.


Norconsult’s main deliverables was preparing design basis, concept description / evaluation report, water supply assessment, grid connection assessment, plant plot / GA, risk assessments, explosion simulation, block flow diagrams, technology qualification, main equipment list, BIM 3D model, CAPEX/OPEX, preliminary government permitting communication support.


Norconsult deliverables were used as basis for concept development, client financial modelling, procurement and authority application processes.

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Annette Hultin
Team manager, process industry
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Stian Carl Erichsen
VP Business development – energy gases