The Dutch government on Wednesday said it would invest 750 million euros ($789 million) through to 2031 to develop a national hydrogen transportation network. In a letter to parliament, Energy Minister Rob Jetten said the government would task Gasunie, the country’s gas network operator, with managing and operating the network, parts of which are due to be completed by 2026. “The aim of our rollout plan is to have a transport network that passes through the major industrial clusters, connects them to storage facilities and connects the Netherlands with neighboring countries,” Jetten said. The letter sketched the route the network will take, often re-purposing Gasunie gas pipes. “We (will) now start the construction of the public hydrogen network in the Netherlands, which will be a great boost for the transition towards a more sustainable energy system,” said Gasunie CEO Han Fennema. The Dutch government […]