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Strohm provides Thermoplastic Composite Pipe flowlines for major European natural gas and hydrogen hubs.

Strohm, the leading producer of Thermoplastic Composite Pipes (TCP), has been awarded a contract from ECOnnect to provide more than 11km of TCP for the TES Wilhelmshaven Green Gas Terminal in Germany.

The project, which is being developed by a provider of green hydrogen at scale Tree Energy Solutions (TES), aims to provide sustainable, clean, non-intermittent, and affordable energy in the form of green hydrogen, green gas, and green power.

In the initial phase, which is due to commence in the second half of 2023, the terminal will be used to import natural gas, using the ECOnnect Energy IQuay solution. TCP is an integral part of the IQuay solution, being used for the transfer of gas between the Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) and the onshore terminal, a distance of about 2km.

Strohm will provide six 8-inch flowlines with a length of approximately two kilometers each, qualified for the transfer of natural gas and prepared for CO2.   In the second phase of the project, the company’s TCP will be repurposed for liquid CO2 transport. Using TES’s approach to clean hydrogen production, CO2 is a designated, circular carrier to enable the cost-effective transport of green hydrogen in the form of synthetic methane. Following the capture of the hydrogen upon arrival in the terminal in Germany, the CO2 is returned to the green hydrogen production source using the TCP flowlines.

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