Linde announced recently that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Baowu Steel Group’s new subsidiary, Baowu Clean Energy Ltd, to jointly cooperate on research and development to further develop China’s hydrogen market for industrial and mobility applications. The two companies will work together to increase the accessibility of hydrogen to industries and advance the acceptance of hydrogen mobility solutions in China. Under the agreement, Linde and Baowu Clean Energy will also explore the option to invest in liquid hydrogen plants and infrastructure.
Linde is a member of the global Hydrogen Council and the China Hydrogen Alliance which promotes hydrogen to help meet climate goals. The strategic agreement with Baowu follows Linde’s recent joint venture with ITM Power and underscores the company’s continued focus on delivering sustainable solutions in support of the global transition to cleaner energy.
Baowu Clean Energy is a subsidiary of Baowu Steel Group. The company will focus on the development of the hydrogen ecosystem in China, from production to storage and distribution infrastructure and mobility concepts.