Air Liquide (AL) and Groupe ADP (ADP) recently announced the creation of Hydrogen Airport, the first engineering and consulting joint venture (JV) specializing in helping airports integrate hydrogen projects within their infrastructures. The governance team is in place and the JV has begun commercial activities.
The purpose of this 50:50 JV will be to provide airports in France and across the world with the engineering and services they will need in their transition to hydrogen.
The services provided will allow airports to meet all the challenges they will face to integrate hydrogen, including: Estimated volumes of hydrogen required over time; The optimal hydrogen supply chain based on the airport’s specific characteristics and locatio; Scope and pre-installation work for the hydrogen infrastructure required at the airport; Preliminary safety studies; Cost studies and investment road maps.
AL will bring to the JV its expertise in H2. ADP will contribute its expertise in airport engineering and knowhow in airport operations.