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Advancing Clean Hydrogen: CBC Leadership Delegation Attends Inaugural Ceremony of Guofuhee Phase III Smart Factory Project

Updated: 4 days ago

The CleanTech Business Club (CBC) leadership delegation recently attended the inaugural ceremony of the Guofuhee Phase III Smart Factory Project in Zhangjiagang City, China. This significant event marks a major milestone in Guofuhee's global expansion strategy and showcases their commitment to advancing clean hydrogen technology.

Groundbreaking Innovations

The new Phase III smart factory includes two advanced workshops:

  • Hydrogen Cylinder Workshop: With a production capacity of 60,000 hydrogen cylinders per year.

  • Hydrogen Electrolyzer Workshop: Capable of producing 2.5GW of hydrogen electrolyzers annually.

The electrolyzer workshop is particularly noteworthy for its high level of automation. Despite having a 300-meter-long production line, it requires only 15 workers, a stark contrast to traditional factories which typically need three times the workforce. This automation not only increases efficiency but also ensures a higher quality standard while significantly reducing costs.

Strategic Importance

The Phase III smart factory is a crucial component of Guofuhee's strategy for global expansion. The new capacity not only supplements the existing production capabilities but also serves as a model for future overseas factories. The advanced automation and high standards of this facility are expected to set a benchmark for similar projects worldwide.

Guofuhee's leadership believes that clean hydrogen is vital for achieving carbon neutrality and combating climate change. Lowering the cost of hydrogen equipment is essential to scaling up clean hydrogen projects globally. The smart factory represents a major step towards making clean hydrogen more accessible and affordable.

Visionary Leadership

Driven by visionary leader Mister Pinfang Wu, renowned as the father of hydrogen in China and Honorary Co-Chair of the CBC’s Clean Hydrogen Hub, Guofu is poised to empower the clean hydrogen revolution. With its impressive 3.5 Gigawatt alkaline electrolyzer capacity and the #TogetherWeAreStronger working spirit, Guofu is at the forefront of driving this transformative energy shift.

Check out the videos below, available in both English and Chinese

CBC Leadership Speeches

At the ceremony, prominent CBC leaders delivered inspiring speeches, emphasizing the importance of collaboration and innovation in the hydrogen sector:

  • Prof. Ad van Wijk, Professor Emeritus of Future Energy Systems at TU Delft and Honorary Chair of the CBC Clean Hydrogen Hub, spoke on "The Future of Hydrogen: The Pioneer Perspective." He stated that to realize the Clean Hydrogen Revolution, 20,000 GW of installed electrolyser capacity will be needed. He emphasized the critical role of visionary companies like Guofuhee in accelerating hydrogen deployment and advancing the global energy transformation.

  • Mostafa Boulal, Founder & CEO of COREAS High-Tech and CBC Chair for Morocco, announced the joint venture GFHA (Go For Hydrogen Africa) between Guofu, CBC, and Coreas. This joint venture aims to become a Clean Hydrogen Epicenter of the CBC #TogetherWeAreStronger Consortium Ecosystem to boost clean hydrogen in Morocco and Africa. He emphasized that Morocco requires 50 GW of electrolyzers and the entire continent over 100 GW. By working together, this potential can be realized, bringing prosperity, economic development, high-technology jobs, and sustainable business models to the continent​​​​.

  • Tomasz Slusarz, Founder & Vision Streamliner of the CleanTech Business Club, emphasized the theme "Together We Are Stronger." He underscored the importance of multi-sectoral, multinational, and multi-stakeholder collaboration to create a global ecosystem essential for accelerating the hydrogen revolution. He praised Guofuhee's commitment to developing this ecosystem alongside other visionary companies worldwide​​​​.

Future Prospects

Guofuhee's Phase III smart factory is expected to play a pivotal role in the future of clean hydrogen technology. By increasing capacity and reducing costs, the factory will help scale up clean hydrogen projects globally, contributing to the fight against climate change. The successful implementation of this project demonstrates Guofuhee's leadership in the hydrogen industry and sets a precedent for future innovations.


The CBC leadership delegation's visit to the Guofuhee Phase III Smart Factory Project inaugural ceremony highlighted the importance of innovation and collaboration in the clean hydrogen sector. The advancements made by Guofuhee, supported by the insights and leadership of CBC members, are poised to make significant contributions to the global transition to a sustainable energy future.

Thumbs up for cleantech, clean hydrogen, and clean water! #TogetherWeAreStronger

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