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Fortis B.C. and Suncor partner on Port Moody hydrogen pilot project

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project will be located at Suncor's Burrard terminal site to generate hydrogen from natural gas.

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B.C. Premier John Horgan speaks about the provincial government's CleanBC plan aimed at reducing climate pollution, during an announcement in Vancouver, on Wednesday December 5, 2018. FortisBC Energy Inc. says it will partner with Suncor Energy Inc. and Hazer Group Ltd. to build a hydrogen pilot project in Port Moody, B.C. The $11-million pilot project will also be supported with grant funding from the provincial government's CleanBC Industry Fund.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Prime Minister B.C. John Horgan aimed to reduce climate pollution in his announcement in Vancouver on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. Let's talk about the state government's Clean BC plan. FortisBCEnergy Inc. has partnered with SuncorEnergy Inc. and Hazer Group Ltd. for Port Moody, BC. Hydrogen Pilot Project in Japan The $ 11 million pilot project is also supported by a grant from the State Government's CleanBC Industry Fund. CANADIAN PRESS / Darryl Dyck Photo by DARRYL DYC ​​K /THE CANADIAN PRESS

FortisBC Energy Inc. It says it will partner with Suncor Energy Inc. and Hazer Group Ltd. to build a hydrogen pilot project in Port Moody, British Columbia.

The $ 11 million pilot project is also supported by a grant from the State Government's Clean BC Industrial Fund. The

project will be located at Suncor's Burrard terminal site to generate hydrogen from natural gas.

The carbon by-products produced are stored as solid synthetic graphite that can be manufactured or sold for industrial use.

According to FortisBC, when the pilot project goes into full commercial phase, it produces up to 2,500 tonnes of hydrogen annually. It is said that this amount of hydrogen could replace the equivalent annual natural gas usage of about 3,300 BC. Household.

The project is currently in the engineering and design stages. According to FortisBC, test prototypes will be built in the field by the end of 2023.

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