Opendata, web and dolomites



Total Cost €


EC-Contrib. €






 H2Future project word cloud

Explore the words cloud of the H2Future project. It provides you a very rough idea of what is the project "H2Future" about.

attractiveness    carrier    revenues    creation    operator    uses    industry    company    secondary    accelerate    certifhy    services    start    split    tertiary    co2    policy    chain    steel    installed    commissioning    attract    preparation    extra    linz    price    regulatory    scales    plausibility    spain    renewable    deployment    prequalified    manufacturer    reinforced    plant    fertilizer    hydrogen    verbund    nourishes    austria    roadmap    balancing    starts    siemens    voestalpine    tools    primary    practical    electrolysing    demonstration    economic    grid    operation    eu28    under    right    reserves    industrial    utilising    quasi    replicability    tests    ecn    streams    recommendations    electrolysis    power    commercial    tsos    environmental    netherlands    electrolyser    6mw    improves    utility    electricity    units    apg    transmission    pem    italy    26    affordable    experimental    inputs    stakeholders    core    operations    larger    pilot    pools    roll   

Project "H2Future" data sheet

The following table provides information about the project.

VERBUND Solutions GmbH 

Organization address
address: Europaplatz 2
city: Wien
postcode: 1150 Wien
website: n.a.

contact info
title: n.a.
name: n.a.
surname: n.a.
function: n.a.
email: n.a.
telephone: n.a.
fax: n.a.

 Coordinator Country Austria [AT]
 Project website
 Total cost 17˙852˙540 €
 EC max contribution 11˙997˙820 € (67%)
 Programme 1. H2020-EU. (Demonstrate on a large scale the feasibility of using hydrogen to support integration of renewable energy sources into the energy systems, including through its use as a competitive energy storage medium for electricity produced from renewable energy sou...)
 Code Call H2020-JTI-FCH-2016-1
 Funding Scheme FCH2-IA
 Starting year 2017
 Duration (year-month-day) from 2017-01-01   to  2021-06-30


Take a look of project's partnership.

# participants  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    VERBUND Solutions GmbH AT (Wien) coordinator 1˙883˙945.00
2    SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT DE (MUNCHEN) participant 5˙062˙856.00
3    VOESTALPINE STAHL GMBH AT (LINZ) participant 3˙841˙093.00
5    K1-MET GMBH AT (LINZ) participant 487˙213.00
6    AUSTRIAN POWER GRID AG AT (WIEN) participant 97˙650.00


 Project objective

Under the coordination of VERBUND, VOESTALPINE, a steel manufacturer, and SIEMENS, a PEM electrolyser manufacturer, propose a 26 month demonstration of the 6MW electrolysis power plant installed at the VOESTALPINE LINZ plant (Austria). After pilot plant commissioning, the electrolyser is prequalified with the support of APG, the transmission operator of Austria, in order to provide grid-balancing services such as primary, secondary or tertiary reserves while utilising the commercial pools of VERBUND. The demonstration is split into five pilot tests and the quasi-commercial operation to show that the PEM electrolyser is able both to use timely power price opportunities (in order to provide affordable hydrogen for current uses of the steel making processes), and to attract extra revenues from grid services which improves the hydrogen price attractiveness from a two-carrier utility like VERBUND. Replicability of the experimental results at larger scales in EU28 for the steel industry (with inputs from TSOs in Italy, Spain and the Netherlands) is studied under the coordination of ECN. It involves a technical, economic and environmental assessment of the experimental results using the CertifHY tools. The roll out of each result is provided by ECN, together with policy and regulatory recommendations to accelerate the deployment in the steel and fertilizer industry, with low CO2 hydrogen streams provided also by electrolysing units using renewable electricity. The plausibility of this roadmap is reinforced at the on-start of the demonstration by the creation of an exploitation company involving the core industrial partners, which starts commercial operations of the Linz pilot plant right after the end of the demonstration. Dissemination targeting the European stakeholders of the electricity, steel and fertilizer value chain nourishes the preparation of the practical implementation of the results in the 10 years following the demonstration’s end.


List of deliverables.
Validated monitoring system Other 2020-04-16 13:40:59
Specifications of pilot test 5 / Use Case 5 Documents, reports 2019-05-29 09:51:15
Specifications of quasi-commercial operation Documents, reports 2019-05-29 09:51:14
Dissemination master Plan Documents, reports 2019-05-29 09:51:15
Specifications of final tests Documents, reports 2019-05-29 09:51:13
Specifications of pilot test 1/ Use Case 1 Documents, reports 2019-05-29 09:51:15
KPIs to monitor the demonstrations and perform the exploitation tasks Documents, reports 2019-05-29 09:51:14
Public Web Site Websites, patent fillings, videos etc. 2019-05-29 09:51:17
Specifications of pilot test 2 /Use Case 2 Documents, reports 2019-05-29 09:51:14
Specifications of pilot test 4 / Use Case 4 Documents, reports 2019-05-29 09:51:31
Specifications of pilot test 3 / Use Case 3 Documents, reports 2019-05-29 09:51:36

Take a look to the deliverables list in detail:  detailed list of H2Future deliverables.

Are you the coordinator (or a participant) of this project? Plaese send me more information about the "H2FUTURE" project.

For instance: the website url (it has not provided by EU-opendata yet), the logo, a more detailed description of the project (in plain text as a rtf file or a word file), some pictures (as picture files, not embedded into any word file), twitter account, linkedin page, etc.

Send me an  email ( and I put them in your project's page as son as possible.

Thanks. And then put a link of this page into your project's website.

The information about "H2FUTURE" are provided by the European Opendata Portal: CORDIS opendata.

More projects from the same programme (H2020-EU.

HEAVENN (2020)

Hydrogen Energy Applications for Valley Environments in Northern Netherlands

Read More  

Djewels (2020)

Delfzijl Joint Development of green Water Electrolysis at Large Scale

Read More  


Making hydrogen affordable to sustainably operate Everywhere in European cities

Read More