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KBR to design offshore energy storage for CrossWind – EQ Mag

KBR to design offshore energy storage for CrossWind – EQ Mag

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KBR and Shell to develop facilities that integrate lithium-ion battery storage and green hydrogen electrolysis production at MW scale, Cutting Edge Offshore Energy Storage for CrossWind.

KBR (NYSE: KBR) announced it has been awarded a contract to provide engineering services for an innovative offshore energy storage project for CrossWind, a joint venture (JV) between Shell and Dutch utility company, Eneco.

KBR will perform a front-end engineering design of the baseload power hub (BLPH) for the Hollandse Kust (north) wind farm located offshore Netherlands.

KBR and Shell will design and develop facilities that integrate lithium-ion battery storage and green hydrogen electrolysis production at megawatt scale. The design will enable hydrogen production and electricity storage in periods of high-power production and will convert hydrogen to electricity, via a fuel cell, during periods of lower power production.

Jay Ibrahim, president of KBR Sustainable Technology Solutions, said: “KBR is extremely pleased to be involved in this sustainable energy project.

“To solve the current global ‘energy trilemma,’ the world needs an energy mix that relies more on wind, solar and nuclear power. With our deep expertise in engineering and energy solutions, KBR is positioned to help our valued customers — partners like the CrossWind JV —drive the energy transition.”

KBR is a leader in energy transition and has extensive experience supporting sustainable energy projects across the globe. Read more about KBR’s approach to solving the energy trilemma on KBR.com.

About KBR

We deliver science, technology and engineering solutions to governments and companies around the world. KBR employs approximately 28,000 people performing diverse, complex and mission critical roles in 34 countries.

KBR is proud to work with its customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, and long- term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver.

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Anand Gupta Editor - EQ Int'l Media Network