The government of the Brazilian state of Ceara recently formalized a significant collaboration by signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a local subsidiary of Hitachi Energy. The agreement outlines the supply of essential equipment for the production of renewable energy and green hydrogen in the region.
According to an official press release from the state government, Hitachi Energy Brasil Ltda will play a pivotal role in delivering the required equipment and providing services to facilitate the development of solar photovoltaic (PV), wind energy, and green hydrogen projects within Ceara.
This partnership extends beyond mere equipment provision. The agreement stipulates that Hitachi Energy will engage in research and exploration activities to identify feasible opportunities for the initiation and execution of such projects. Additionally, the company is expected to collaborate closely with local universities and technology centers to foster research and innovation programs aimed at advancing these cutting-edge technologies, as outlined by the state government.
The signing of this MoU marks a significant step in Ceara's commitment to bolster its local green hydrogen production chain. With this latest agreement, Ceara has now inked a total of 34 MoUs, underscoring the state's dedication to harnessing the potential of green energy and hydrogen technologies.