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Proton Ventures designs a state-of-the-art ammonia export terminal in United Arab Emirates

Design state-of-the-art ammonia terminal in UAE

Proton Ventures is awarded a FEED+ engineering package (Basic Engineering plus partial Detailed Engineering) for a new ammonia export terminal by the biggest Oil, Gas & Chemicals company in UAE. The project, which kicked off in January 2022, will be finalized in the third quarter of 2022 and boasts the biggest ammonia tanks ever built […]

Invest International provides finance to Proton Ventures for a new green ammonia pilot plant in Morocco

Storage Tank Proton Ventures

Invest International is providing a loan facility, on the back of an Atradius DSB working capital guarantee, to Proton Ventures in support of their working capital needs during the upcoming turnkey construction of a new green ammonia pilot plant (“GAPP”) in Jorf Lasfar, Morocco. Proton Ventures makes ammonia from clean energy sources with its innovative […]

Proton Ventures signs collaboration agreement within Partners for International Business program

Haven van Valparaiso in Chili

A cluster of Dutch companies will capitalize on the enormous opportunities in Chile regarding port, logistics and energy. On July 21, 2022 Proton Ventures signed a collaboration agreement, together with 7 other companies, with Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland (RVO) within the Partners for International Business (PIB) program. Business Opportunities in the Chilean Port Sector Chile […]

Proton gains Smart Energy Systems Subsidy from the Rotterdam government for the development of Ammonia Cracker

Proton Ventures gains Smart Energy Systems Subsidy (SES) from the Rotterdam government for the development of the Ammonia Cracker.

Proton Ventures, as one of the seven initiatives in Rotterdam, officially receives the financial contribution from the Smart Energy Systems Subsidy (SES) program. Large-scale ammonia cracker ‘We received this subsidy because we contribute to a project in Rotterdam that makes energy  cleaner, smarter, and more efficient. Our innovation department is working on the technical and […]

UM6P and Proton Ventures sign an agreement for the construction of the Green Ammonia Pilot in Jorf Lasfar

Signing ceremony UM6P and Proton Ventures

Benguerir, Morocco, 19th July 2022 – The Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P) and the Dutch company Proton Ventures BV signed, in the presence of the Institute Research Energy Solar et Energy Nouvelles (IRESEN) and ​​Mr. Fred Duijn, charge d’affaires of the Dutch Embassy, an agreement for the construction of the Green Ammonia Pilot at the […]

Hans Vrijenhoef elected EVP / President Elect of Ammonia Energy Association

Tuesday June 21 Hans Vrijenhoef, chairman of the Management Board of Proton Ventures, is chosen as Executive Vice President / President Elect of the Ammonia Energy Association. About Hans Vrijenhoef Hans Vrijenhoef studied chemical engineering at the Technical University Delft and graduated in 1982. After various jobs in Exxon Mobil and Kemira’s large scale ammonia […]

Morocco, Netherlands to partner on boost to green hydrogen production

Morocco and the Netherlands are boosting green hydrogen production cooperation, announced by delegations from both countries following a bilateral meeting on the side-lines of the World Hydrogen Summit & Exhibition 2022 in Rotterdam. Partnership projects between Moroccan and Dutch operators in green hydrogen will soon see the light following the exchange on prospects of this […]

Global first as Supercritical-led Green Ammonia project secures UK Government funding

World’s first high-efficiency, supercritical electrolyser to green ammonia production process to be developed in the UK. Supercritical, with partners ScottishPower and Proton Ventures, has secured around £146,000 funding from the Department for Business Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) for Phase 1 of their GreeNH3 project as part of the UK Government’s Net Zero Innovation Portfolio […]

Transhydrogen Alliance announces collaboration to bring Green Ammonia to the European Market

TransHydrogen Alliance

Schiedam, the Netherlands, 23 March 2021 – Proton Ventures BV, an engineering and development company in the Netherlands, Dubai-based  Trammo DMCC, a subsidiary of Trammo Inc., a leading global commodities merchandising and trading company and market leader in anhydrous ammonia, and VARO, an European mid- and downstream energy company, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) for […]

The Battolyser: a battery that also produces hydrogen challenges conventional hydrogen production technology

Hengelo, The Netherlands, 26 January 2021 – Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) spin-off Battolyser is preparing to install a large-scale battery-based energy storage system that will also produce hydrogen. The patented technology will challenge the dominance of conventional alkaline electrolysers in hydrogen and ammonia production and help make the transition to clean energy possible. The […]