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Power-to-X: SAACKE combustion technology is ready for hydrogen

The EU has set itself the goal of becoming climate neutral by 2050. According to current knowledge, a broad use of hydrogen can play a decisive role in its implementation and therefore currently enjoys great media and political interest. Especially in the field of industrial heat generation, the thermal use of green hydrogen represents a realistic alternative to fossil fuels.

In industrial heat generation, hydrogen as a fuel is not new territory. For example, hydrogen, which is a by-product of chloralkali electrolysis, is already being burned on a large scale with forced-air burners. The first plants of this type from SAACKE were commissioned in 1981. So far, such applications have been special plants with a high demand for individual engineering. Hydrogen as a fuel places additional demands on the burner and the connected systems. More than 40 hydrogen projects have been successfully implemented so far. From a low admixture of H2 in natural gas up to 100% hydrogen content. Depending on the requirements, different burner types are used.  

We believe, that energy
generation from fossil
fuel combustion can be
as efficient and clean as
from sun, wind and water.