Abu Dhabi Hydrogen Electrolyzer Programme (ADHEP); MMEC and its consortium partners’ venture into 5 MW Pilot Project for first UAE-built Electrolyzer manufacturing and hydrogen production.

The 3rd Day of ADIPEC 2022 marks a historic milestone for MMEC Mannesmann LLC as the first Emirati EPC Contractor and Technology Integrator Company from the UAE’s private sector having the pleasure to take part as a solution provider on the World Industry Leaders’ challenges on Energy Production, Energy Transition, and NetZero initiative. 

We are extremely proud that we get this opportunity to join hands with world-renowned technology & industrial leaders; AVL Schrick GmbH of Austria, Ceres Power Limited of UK, and UAE’s Emirates Steel Arkan for the first Solid Oxide Electrolyzer Cell (SOEC) based electrolyzer pilot project in the UAE. Under the patronage of the UAE’s Ministry of Industry & Advanced Technology | وزارة الصناعة والتكنولوجيا المتقدمة (MOIAT), the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signing ceremony between MMEC Mannesmann LLC and its strategic partners took place on the 3rd day of ADIPEC 2022 and was witnessed by His Excellency Dr. Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of MOIAT, MD and GCEO of ADNOC Group, Chairman of Masdar (Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company), and the UAE Climate Change Special Envoy, alongside Her Excellency Ms. Sarah Al Amiri, Minister of State for Public Education and Future Technology and Chair of the Board of Directors of the Emirates Schools Establishment. 

The Abu Dhabi Hydrogen Electrolyzer Programme (ADHEP) MOU signing aims to develop and execute the 5 MW pilot project for the first UAE-built electrolyzer manufacturing and hydrogen production facility using SOEC-based-electrolyzer technology to meet the global growing hydrogen energy demand to sustain the required energy due to the increasing global population, as well as to contribute and add value to UAE’s strong and growing economy. 

We’d like to sincerely thank the hardworking people in this strategic partnership, Mr. Dipak Mistry of Ceres Power Limited, Dr. Juergen Rechberger, Mr. Renato Sensi, & Mr. Bert Kehrens of AVL, Mr. Jasem Alkhatri of UAE’s Emirates Steel Arkan especially H.E. Abdulla Alshamsi & Mr. Fadi Shayeq Qayad and the entire MOIAT for their tremendous and never-ending support in making this initiative possible.