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Could green hydrogen be key to a carbon-free economy?


Could green hydrogen be key to a carbon-free economy? And what energy product will be used both to power this city and sell to the world? It claims to be the world’s largest green hydrogen project — and more Saudi plants are on the drawing board. Green hydrogen?

Could trash-to-energy technology feed hydrogen demand?


Could trash-to-energy technology feed hydrogen demand? One novel spin on emerging hydrogen fuel options is "clean hydrogen" made from trash. . Today, more than 95 percent of hydrogen is fossil-based and does not rely on renewables. Energy & Climate. Hydrogen.

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Unpacking the Carbon Intensity of Hydrogen

Clean Energy Canada

In fall of 2020, hydrogen was big news—and it still is. In advance of the Government of Canada’s launch of a national hydrogen strategy , we released a report titled A New Hope , exploring Canada’s hydrogen opportunity and the potential it holds as a climate solution and for our economy.

Comment: “Green ammonia is going to be the fossil-free ‘crude’ of the hydrogen fuel economy”

Envirotec Magazine

Hydrogen has the potential to decarbonize a wide range of heavy industries including energy, chemicals, steel and cement, which means demand is going to be huge. However, there are a few important limitations to overcome for hydrogen to become competitive. No energy is lost.

Water industry event discusses opportunity for hydrogen

Envirotec Magazine

Hazer Group produces fuel-cell grade hydrogen from methane, with high-quality graphite as a by-product rather than CO2. At the event, Dr Jenifer Baxter, director for innovation and policy at Protium Green Solutions, gave a rundown of key insights into hydrogen for the water sector.

How Long Island could become a green hydrogen hub

Renewable Energy World

New York-based National Grid US envisions a “hydrogen hub” on Long Island that it says will help the state and city meet net-zero carbon goals in the coming decades. Hydrogen has no carbon atom. Some skeptics doubt that hydrogen production can be truly green.

National Grid to trial decarbonisation device “turbo charging the UK’s access to hydrogen”

Envirotec Magazine

In a bid to “boost the amount of hydrogen in the UK’s gas supply”, National Grid has signed up to trial a new kind of decarbonisation device developed by graphene technology firm Levidian (formerly Cambridge Nanosystems). Hydrogen Fuel

Duke Energy Pledges to Eliminate Methane Emissions From Natural Gas Business by 2030


The new goals outlined in Duke’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) day presentation on Friday were among a host of incremental advances on last year’s commitment to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. Methane leakage from natural gas pipelines.

Examining the emerging hydrogen industry in Australia

Renewable Energy World

Countries are slowly diversifying their energy portfolio by including hydrogen in their future roadmap towards a low carbon economy. Today, several global trends and activities distinguish the renewed focus on hydrogen from what has been observed in the past.

Booming hydrogen market heralds water technology opportunities

Envirotec Magazine

The hydrogen economy is at the start of a period of growth, with the size of the global market predicted to be as much as US$12 trillion by 2050, according to recent research findings. As part of global decarbonisation efforts, hydrogen is expected to emerge as an alternative fuel.

BEIS funding supports utility’s project to turn biogas into hydrogen

Envirotec Magazine

The phase one feasibility study will allow the consortium to assess the performance of various biogas samples in a small-scale LOOP system located at the Levidian Technology Centre in Cambridge and carry out detailed analysis to optimise the hydrogen output. AD & Biogas Hydrogen Fuel

The challenges in pursuit of a green hydrogen economy

Renewable Energy World

Green Hydrogen is the trendiest clean energy source around, touted for its ‘simple’ ability to turn water into a highly combustible energy source capable of replacing our demand for oil and gas. More from Climate Council: Green goals for heavy industries in the energy transition.

Osmoses Enables Hydrogen Separation, Carbon Capture, and More with Molecular Filtration

Greentown Labs

Hydrogen and carbon capture are both critical technologies in the fight against climate change and the road to economy-wide decarbonization. The post Osmoses Enables Hydrogen Separation, Carbon Capture, and More with Molecular Filtration appeared first on Greentown Labs.

Hydrogen Is Booming: 3 Things Investors Need To Know To Reduce Their Risk

EDF + Business

Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act has set off a flurry of competition among states for a piece of the $8 billion in direct funding and tax credits the law provides for four “hydrogen hubs.” A parallel rush to hydrogen is underway in the private sector. The U.S.

Hydrogen Lobby Targeting Labour Conference with ‘False Solutions’, Say Campaigners


LIVERPOOL, UK – Gas companies and hydrogen lobbyists are using the Labour Party’s annual conference to push “false solutions to the climate crisis”, according to green campaigners. However, the hydrogen industry has had an outsized presence at the event compared to cleaner alternatives.

‘Blue Hydrogen Cheerleader’: UK Government’s Choice of Hydrogen Champion Draws Criticism


The UK government has been accused of appointing a “cheerleader for climate-wrecking blue hydrogen” as its hydrogen champion while claiming to support clean energy. Blue Hydrogen Interest. The department also noted that Johnson Matthey offers both types of hydrogen.

Exploring Europe’s approach to offshore wind and green hydrogen

Renewable Energy World

The Clean Energy States Alliance recently released a new report that looks at the development of green hydrogen (H2) from offshore wind. GT: How might green H2 fit into the energy system? This hydrogen is referred to as “grey hydrogen.”

bp joins multi-billion-dollar hydrogen effort in UK, UAE

Renewable Energy World

bp has partnered with Abu Dhabi energy firms ADNOC and Masdar to decarbonize the UK and United Arab Emirates’ energy and transportation systems. The three companies will invest in clean energy and low-carbon energy across the UK and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Hype, Hope, and Hot Air: Inside Canada’s Hydrogen Strategy


Hydrogen is the future of net-zero — at least that is what the governments of Australia , the Netherlands , Canada , and the European Union believe. Nevertheless, examples of the energy industry’s overly optimistic hype on hydrogen abound. Energy

Bloom Energy Charts a Future in Hydrogen Fuel Cells, Electrolysis and Carbon Capture


Bloom Energy reported record fourth-quarter and annual revenue on Wednesday and upped its target to reach profitability to 2021, a year ahead of schedule. Bloom announced its first fuel cells that can run on hydrogen in June 2019. “We can separate out hydrogen and carbon dioxide.

Veolia uses ERF to power technology for deriving hydrogen from water

Envirotec Magazine

Resource management firm says it is advancing its programme to create a hydrogen gas supply infrastructure, a potentially important step towards decarbonising the UK energy supply. But when methane burns it still releases carbon, which contributes to climate change.

The Economic Case for ‘Blue Hydrogen’ Is Getting Worse. Cue the Lobbyists.


The push to sell “blue hydrogen” as a clean energy fuel — which experts have called a misleading rebrand of fossil fuels — hit another setback this month. players in the blue hydrogen sphere — and natural gas is a common denominator. hydrogen lobbies. Department of Energy.

Study shows most promising well-to-tank routes for hydrogen

Envirotec Magazine

When it comes to decarbonising the UK economy, many suggest the use of hydrogen for hard-to-electrify transport applications as indispensable. It also looked at the implications of using biomethane in place of fossil gas and hydrogen derived entirely from biogenic waste. Hydrogen Fuel

Leveraging the ocean's carbon removal potential


Leveraging the ocean's carbon removal potential. Achieving this not only will require reducing existing emissions, but also removing carbon dioxide already in the air. Another proposed approach is large-scale seaweed cultivation , as seaweed captures carbon through photosynthesis.

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5 Early Applications for Green Hydrogen


Few energy-related topics are getting as much attention at the moment as green hydrogen. Europe's biggest natural-gas infrastructure firm recently launched a new hydrogen business. A hydrogen economy in the U.S. Replacing existing hydrogen feedstocks.

Making clean hydrogen from sunlight: Texas group claims important advance

Envirotec Magazine

For decades, it has been a grail to use solar power to generate the key reaction for producing hydrogen as a clean energy source – splitting water molecules to form hydrogen and oxygen. Improving the way hydrogen is generated is key to its emergence as a viable fuel source.

Hydrogen Production With A Low Carbon Footprint

R-Squared Energy

In a previous article , I analyzed the carbon footprint of producing hydrogen from fossil fuels. That is how over 95% of the world’s hydrogen is currently produced. To recap, the carbon footprint of hydrogen production from natural gas in a steam methane reformer (SMR) is higher than from directly burning the natural gas. The carbon footprint I calculated was 280 grams of carbon dioxide emissions per kilowatt-hour of hydrogen production.

Estimating The Carbon Footprint Of Hydrogen Production

R-Squared Energy

Hydrogen is the lightest and most abundant element in the universe. When hydrogen is combusted, it forms water. Therefore, hydrogen can be used as a low-carbon fuel source. Hydrogen can be combusted directly, or it can be used in a fuel cell to produce electricity. Since hydrogen produces minimal pollutants when combusted, it is envisioned by many as a core component of a cleaner energy future. Hydrogen Production.

Using Blue Hydrogen To Improve ESG Scores

R-Squared Energy

Perhaps no industry has a higher visibility on ESG metrics than the energy sector. After all, a substantial fraction of global carbon emissions arise from the production, transportation, and consumption of fossil fuels. Energy companies have tackled this issue in several ways.

Green Hydrogen’s Rapidly Falling Costs Undermine the Gas Industry’s Argument for Blue Hydrogen


New research predicts that green hydrogen — a clean fuel produced from water using renewables — will be comparable in cost and likely cheaper than blue hydrogen by 2030. CCS is carbon capture and storage.). Zero-C Hydrogen in a Circular Carbon Economy.

Mapped: Europe’s Fossil Fuel-Backed Hydrogen Lobby


Hydrogen has shot up the European legislative agenda in recent years, with politicians of all stripes touting its potential to help countries meet their climate goals. Juliet Philips, senior policy advisor at the thinktank E3G, described it as “a bit of a red herring as a low-carbon solution”.

Hydrogen Applications In Midstream

R-Squared Energy

This is the final article in a series that examines Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) programs in the oil industry, with an emphasis on how some companies are using hydrogen to improve their metrics. How Blue Hydrogen Can Help Decarbonize The Econom y. Addressing Blue Hydrogen Feedback. Today I want to talk about specific examples of how various companies are incorporating hydrogen into their businesses. Hydrogen in Midstream.

Shell Exploring World’s Largest Green Hydrogen Project


Oil major Shell has started feasibility work on what would be the largest green hydrogen project in the world. The plans would see 3 to 4 gigawatts of offshore wind capacity established in the North Sea by 2030 purely for the manufacture of green hydrogen. The market for green hydrogen.

Stop greenwashing of aviation: 3. hydrogen flight

Low Impact

2, electric flight , and this one covers the promise of hydrogen flight. There are plans to use hydrogen as a power source for aircraft instead of kerosene. Zero emissions When burned or used in a fuel cell, hydrogen does not produce any CO 2 , only water.

Addressing Blue Hydrogen Critics

R-Squared Energy

My previous article — How Blue Hydrogen Can Help Decarbonize The Econom y — generated a lot of feedback and discussion on social media. Today I had intended to provide specific examples of how some companies are using hydrogen to improve Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) metrics. Multiple people pointed to the recent report from researchers at Cornell and Stanford Universities that criticized the idea of blue hydrogen. Hydrogen pipelines already exist.

So, What Exactly Is Green Hydrogen?


Far more unusual was the step taken last month by 10 major European energy companies and two of the continent's top renewable industry bodies, which joined up to launch a campaign touting a product that none of them actually sell. That product is renewable or "green" hydrogen.

Clean Hydrogen From Nuclear Power

R-Squared Energy

Hydrogen was thrust into the spotlight as a promising clean energy source by President George W. President Bush touted the potential for a “hydrogen economy” that would greatly slow the release of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Hydrogen’s appeal is obvious. When hydrogen is combusted in an engine or consumed in a fuel cell, it combines with oxygen to form water. Thus, a car running on hydrogen is primarily emitting water vapor as a waste product.

The Infrastructure Bill’s Hydrogen Funding Is a Big Win for the Oil and Gas Industry


billion dollars to support the creation of a clean hydrogen industry — but much of the money is going to support the U.S. fracked gas industry under the guise of “clean” blue hydrogen. economy via what’s known as blue hydrogen. Blue Hydrogen as Gas Industry Lifeline.

Who’s behind the current wave of hype about hydrogen?


Hydrogen fuel cells are controversial—several automakers, including Daimler , Honda , GM and Volkswagen , have abandoned the technology, while Toyota continues to pursue it. ABC News also recently ran a rapturous rhapsody hyping hydrogen as the fuel of the future.

C-Zero Raises $11.5M to Scale up ‘Turquoise Hydrogen’ Technology


The promise of a hydrogen economy to replace fossil fuels is commonly centered on the potential for ‘green hydrogen,’ generated via electrolysis of water with carbon-free electricity. Different approaches to turquoise hydrogen.

Coalition Aims for 25GW of Green Hydrogen by 2026


The soaring hype surrounding green hydrogen reached new heights this week, as a seven company-strong consortium unveiled plans for a fiftyfold scale-up in production capacity by 2026. Green hydrogen could supply up to 25 percent of global energy needs by 2050, it added.

The ‘Big Lie’ of Blue Hydrogen Starts With Ignoring Basic Economics


As the oil and gas industry achieves success in pushing the world towards widespread adoption of methane-based blue hydrogen, some unexpected voices are calling out the industry on its deception of selling blue hydrogen as an affordable and clean source of energy. .

Report: Natural gas infrastructure can play a key role in clean energy transition

Renewable Energy World

Read more: Renewable natural gas is crucial to diversify our clean energy sources. In an early stage, they can blend in ‘green’ gases to lower the carbon footprint, while in the longer term they can be repurposed for shipping of 100% hydrogen. Baseload Bioenergy Hydrogen News