Mabanaft and Pattern Energy Forge Alliance for Green Ammonia Supply

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Mabanaft and Pettern Energy Green Ammonia

A significant milestone in the global energy landscape unfolded as Mabanaft, a prominent energy company, and US-based Pattern Energy signed a letter of intent (LOI) aimed at revolutionizing the supply chain with green ammonia. Under the terms of the LOI, the two companies intend to explore a potential transaction for the supply of green ammonia to Mabanaft, with production slated to commence in 2027 at the Port of Argentia, located in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

The ambitious project entails the establishment of a cutting-edge production facility boasting an estimated capacity to churn out 400 tonnes of ammonia per day, a feat that promises to reshape the renewable energy sector. As part of the LOI, Mabanaft expressed interest in potentially co-investing alongside Pattern Energy, leveraging its expertise in ammonia and infrastructure to optimize operations.

The green ammonia, set to be generated utilizing wind energy and hydroelectricity, holds the promise of significantly bolstering the renewable energy supply chain, particularly in northern Germany and beyond. This transformative endeavor aligns with global sustainability goals and underscores a shared commitment to fostering green energy solutions.

The historic signing ceremony took place at Mabanaft’s headquarters in Hamburg, graced by the presence of dignitaries including German Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, Habeck, Canadian Minister for Energy and Natural Resources, Wilkinson, and Hamburg’s Senator for Economic Affairs, Dr. Melanie Leonhard. The event served as a testament to the collaborative spirit driving the initiative forward.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Melanie Leonhard highlighted the pivotal role of the planned collaboration in facilitating the transfer of renewable energy from Canada to Hamburg, thereby fortifying the region’s energy security. She underscored the significance of infrastructure development in realizing the ambitious goals of the hydrogen economy.

Moreover, the partnership between Mabanaft and Pattern Energy heralds a new era of sustainable energy imports, with Hamburg’s proposed New Energy Gate poised to emerge as a vital conduit for the import, storage, and processing of renewable fuels. Volker Ebeling, Senior Vice President of New Energy, Supply, and Infrastructure at Mabanaft, reiterated the company’s firm commitment to advancing the hydrogen economy.

Cary Kottler, Chief Development Officer of Pattern Energy, expressed enthusiasm about the collaboration, emphasizing Pattern Energy’s dedication to leveraging its expertise in renewable energy to drive the transition towards green fuels. The Argentia Renewables project, he noted, stands as a beacon of progress in the burgeoning green hydrogen economy.

Mabanaft, renowned for its innovative energy solutions, operates across various sectors including transportation, heating, industrial, and agricultural, with a steadfast focus on facilitating the transition to cleaner fuels. Pattern Energy, on the other hand, boasts a robust portfolio of renewable energy projects, reflecting its commitment to environmental stewardship and community empowerment.

As the world grapples with the urgent need to curb carbon emissions and embrace sustainable energy alternatives, partnerships like the one forged between Mabanaft and Pattern Energy serve as catalysts for change, driving the transition towards a greener, more resilient future.

Source Mabanaft