Norsk e-Fuel to double SAF production with Gen2 Energy Hydrogen deal


Norsk e-Fuel announced a collaboration agreement with Gen2 Energy to plan Hydrogen production facilities in Mosjøen, Norway to double its originally planned sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) production volume from 25m litres to 50m litres per year at its Mosjoen SAF plant.

“We are very excited about this partnership,” said Lars Bjørn Larsen, CCO, Norsk e-Fuel. “Through strategic partnerships such as the one with Gen2 Energy, based on a shared commitment to innovation and efficient use of power and other resources, our collaboration not only facilitates the exchange of expertise, but also drives sustainable land use optimization and promotes cost efficiency.”

The agreement will help Norsk e-Fuel secure green hydrogen from Gen2 Energy “over the fence” to produce fossil-free fuels for the aviation industry.

“It is a good match for us to be part of the e-fuel journey in Mosjøen through this partnership with Norsk e-Fuel”, said Andreas Ekker, SVP global sales, Gen2 Energy. “Our development and maturing of the initial hydrogen Nesbruket plant 1, has provided us with relevant experience and expertise that we will utilise for the success of e-fuel production. The short distance supply of hydrogen from our Nesbruket plant 2 to our neighbour Norsk e-Fuel is cost-efficient for both parties…”

Gen2 Energy’s has divided large-scale hydrogen activities in Mosjøen into two projects.

The first project (Nesbruket plant 1), expected to reach a planned investment decision later this year, is targeting export of green hydrogen across Europe. The second project (Nesbruket plant 2) is a scale up of the production capacity by using the land area next to Nesbruket plant 1 for production and supply of green hydrogen to the neighbouring company Norsk e-Fuel.

Norsk e-Fuel announced 24,000 square meters Mosjoen SAF plant to convert CO2 & water into e-fuels (synthetic fuels) for the decarbonization of the hard-to-electrify sectors such as the aviation industry.

In its 2022 project announcement, the company said the start of production was planned for 2024, with initial volumes of 12.5m liters of e-Fuel.

Furthermore, it said it will double production to 25m litres of e-Fuel in 2026.