Air Liquide

World leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health, Air Liquide is present in 80 countries with approximately 65,000 employees and serves more than 3,5 million customers and patients*. Oxygen, nitrog en and hydrogen are essential small molecules for life, matter and energy. They embody Air Liquide’s scientific territory and have been at the core of the company’s activities since its creation in 1902.

* Following the acquisition of Airgas on May 23, 2016.

Copenhagen Hydrogen Network (CHN)

Refuelling station network operator and institution rolling out national hydrogen infrastructure in Denmark. CHN is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Air Liquide


Electrolyser technology developer and global leader in advanced large scale electrolysis, having profound expertise in the design, provision and operation of hydrogen generation, fuel cell power modules and electrolysers.


Balance Responsible Party and Danish electricity and natural gas trading company. As an experienced energy company, Centrica will prepare for new electricity and natural gas markets from hydrogen technologies and their markets. Centrica has outstanding experience of current and future electricity markets and trading schemes, with Denmark being at the forefront of introducing renewable energies in Europe.

Hydrogen Valley (former CEMTEC)

Danish Business incubator acting as a driver in the hydrogen industry in Denmark and contributing to the project by drawing from the local energy market expertise.

Ludwig-Bölkow-Systemtechnik (LBST)

Research institute and consultancy with more than 30 years of hydrogen and fuel cells expertise, contributing its knowledge on life-cycle analysis, performance reporting and business case analysis of PtG systems for industry and politics.

Associated partners 

Denmark’s electricity and gas grid operator, who maintains the overall short-term and long-term security of electricity and gas supply.

Akzo Nobel 

Leading global producer of paints, coatings and specialty chemicals. Akzo Nobel has rinsed several large salt caverns in the vicinity of Hobro to leach brine for application in chemical industry. Akzo Nobel’s interest in the project is to develop new markets for their caverns by providing the possibility of large-scale storage of gases.


Developer and manufacturer of power-based solutions. Sintex is also an industrial hydrogen customer, supplied with hydrogen delivered by Air Liquide.


Copenhagen Hydrogen
Network (CHN)