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Fusion Fuel Announces Award of €3.3 Million H2 Pioneros Grant for 2.4 MW Green Hydrogen Project in Spain

SABUGO, Portugal, Feb. 28, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fusion Fuel (NASDAQ: HTOO) is pleased to announce that, Fusion Fuel Spain, has been awarded a grant of €3.3 million towards capital investment in a 2.4 MW green hydrogen project aimed at industrial decarbonization in Spain. The grant has been awarded through the H2 Pioneros Program, to which €150 million had been earmarked to support commercial projects across the renewable hydrogen value chain. H2 Pioneros is one of the first funding calls under the Strategic Projects for Economic Recovery and Transformation (‘PERTE’) program, a €6.9 billion financing tool created under Spain’s recovery and resilience facility to support initiatives in renewable energy, green hydrogen, and energy storage. Fusion Fuel’s project is one of only 19 across Spain that were awarded grant financing through H2 Pioneros.

The 2.4 MW project is planned to be developed in Toledo and is intended to supply green hydrogen to local industrial customers to replace the carbon-intensive natural gas currently used in industrial processes. The green hydrogen facility will feature the latest generation of Fusion Fuel’s HEVO solution and is expected to produce roughly 110 metric tonnes of green hydrogen per annum. The €3.3 million subsidy represents approximately 57% of the total estimated capital cost of the project, which the company expects to build and commission during 2024.

Frederico Chaves, Co-Head of Fusion Fuel, commented on the award, “This is an important milestone for Fusion Fuel and our partner in Fusion Fuel Spain, as it represents the first allocation of PERTE funds in Spain, within an extremely competitive process with 129 projects evaluated. Our project in Toledo now joins an ever-growing list of green hydrogen projects in Spain. With the land already secured, we hope to mobilize quickly to begin the permitting process with the aim of starting construction of the project in early 2024.”

About Fusion Fuel

Fusion Fuel is an emerging leader in the green hydrogen sector committed to accelerating the energy transition through the development of disruptive, clean hydrogen solutions. Fusion Fuel has created a modular, integrated solar-to-hydrogen generator, powered by a proprietary miniaturized PEM electrolyzer, that enables off-grid production of green hydrogen. Its business lines include the sale of electrolyzer technology to customers interested in building their own green hydrogen production, the development of turnkey hydrogen plants to be owned and operated by Fusion Fuel, and the sale of green hydrogen as a commodity to end-users through long-term hydrogen purchase agreements. For more information, please visit

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