1. Home
  2. News & Events
  3. Record-Breaking Storage Facility for Green Hydrogen  

Record-Breaking Storage Facility for Green Hydrogen 

Three questions to... Prof. Peter Wasserscheid about the planned storage facility at CHEMPARK Dormargen. The scientific expertise comes from HI ERN.


Erlangen, 12 March 2021 – The world’s largest facility for storing green hydrogen as liquid organic hydrogen carriers (LOHC) on an industrial scale is being built at CHEMPARK Dormagen. The state government of North Rhine-Westphalia is supporting the project with a total of € 9 million in funding. LOHC Industrial Solutions NRW GmbH, a subsidiary of the Erlangen-based company Hydrogenious LOHC Technologies, manages the project and will operate the facility. Covestro Deutschland AG is another partner from the world of industry. The scientific expertise comes from the Helmholtz Institute Erlangen-Nürnberg for Renewable Energy (HI ERN), a branch office of Forschungszentrum Jülich. They will receive € 2 million of the funding to conduct accompanying scientific studies. Prof. Peter Wasserscheid, director at HI ERN, has made a significant contribution to developing LOHC technology in recent years.

Prof. Peter WasserscheidProf. Peter Wasserscheid, Founding Director of HI ERN.
Copyright: Helmholtz-Institut Erlangen-Nürnberg / Kurt Fuchs


P. Wasserscheid
Prof. Dr. Peter Wasserscheid
Director and Head of Research Department
Phone: +49 9131 85-20843
email: p.wasserscheid(at)fz-juelich.de

L. Reinhardt
Lukas Reinhardt
PR & Kommunikation
Phone: +49 9131-8520843
email: l.reinhardt@fz-juelich.de

Additional Information