BAKU, Azerbaijan, Oct.19
By Leman Zeynalova – Trend:
Iberostar Group, ACCIONA Energía and Enagás have signed an agreement under which the hotel group, a leading international company in responsible tourism, will become the first consumer of renewable hydrogen in the Spanish tourism sector, Trend reports with reference to Enagas.
The agreement contemplates the supply of green hydrogen to Iberostar Group hotels in Mallorca, reducing between 2 percent and 5 percent the consumption of natural gas in the company’s hotels. This new agreement is a milestone in the hotel chain's strategy to achieving carbon neutrality by 2030.
This clean hydrogen will be produced at Spain’s first renewable hydrogen plant, located in the municipality of Lloseta (Mallorca). The renewable hydrogen supplied will reduce the consumption of energy derived from fossil fuels by Iberostar Group in its facilities. The renewable origin of the contracted supply will also be guaranteed by ACCIONA Energía, who will ensure the power’s traceability through its GreenH2Chain® blockchain technology platform. This tool will allow Iberostar Group to quantify, record and monitor the consumption of renewable hydrogen, which will be injected into its gas supply mix, favoring the decarbonization of its hotels in Mallorca. This, in turn, contributes to the development of a sustainable tourism model in the Balearic Islands.
The agreement foresees the sale of between 5 and 10 tons of hydrogen to Iberostar, of the more than 300 tons of green hydrogen to be produced overall at Lloseta, in addition to the Guarantees of Origin the group will be assigned. The strategic industrial Lloseta project is part of the Balearic Government’s Power to Green Hydrogen Mallorca initiative, developed by ACCIONA Energía, Enagás, IDAE and Cemex with the collaboration of Redexis
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