Linde to supply green hydrogen to Evonik’s methionine plant expansion in Singapore


Industrial gases firm Linde says that it has signed a long-term agreement to supply green hydrogen to German speciality chemical firm Evonik for its methionine plant expansion in Singapore.

Linde will build, own and operate a 9MW alkaline electrolyser plant, said to be the largest ever installed in Singapore, on Jurong Island. The plant will produce green hydrogen, which Evonik will use to manufacture methionine, an essential component in animal feed. The new supply agreement supports the planned expansion of Evoniks existing facility and will help Evonik limit its greenhouse gas emissions in Singapore.

In addition to supplying Evonik, Linde will use the Jurong Island electrolyser plant to supply the local merchant market with green hydrogen in response to growing demand.

The new plant is expected to come on stream in 2024 and will be the largest electrolyser ever installed in Singapore.

“Increasing our methionine production capacity in Singapore is an important step for Evonik,” said Dr. Jan-Olaf Barth, Head of Evonik’s Essential Nutrition Product Line. “In addition to increasing our production capacity, we will implement innovative new processes in close cooperation with Linde to improve process efficiency and reduce our carbon footprint.”