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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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.


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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.

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? Hydrogen.

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

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.

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


The 10-year plan calls for retiring all coal-fired units in North and South Carolina by 2030, and adding 11 GW of energy storage across all territories by 2050. Methane leakage from natural gas pipelines. “We intend to be a leader in reducing methane emissions,” Good said.

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

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.

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.

The hydrogen hype bubble may have finally popped

Renewable Energy World

By Abbe Ramanan, Clean Energy Group. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) punched a hole in the fossil fuel industry’s hydrogen hype bubble when they denied a Title V Air Permit to NRG Energy’s Astoria Gas Turbine Power Plant last Wednesday.

‘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.

Gas Utility Proposes Costly Hydrogen Project, Raising Environmental Justice Concerns


A coalition of environmental and social justice organizations have filed a petition with state regulators to halt a hydrogen project by Oregon’s largest gas utility, alleging that the project poses health, safety, environmental dangers to residents already living with polluting industries.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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).

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. Zero-C Hydrogen in a Circular Carbon Economy. Credit: Columbia Center on Global Energy Policy.

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.

Using Blue Hydrogen To Improve ESG Scores

R-Squared Energy

Perhaps no industry has a higher visibility on ESG metrics than the energy sector. Energy companies have tackled this issue in several ways. Today, I want to discuss the role of hydrogen as a way of improving ESG metrics. The Role of Hydrogen.

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. It’s also seen as essential to replacing current hydrogen production and could be a useful option for energy storage.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Study: Gas crisis triggers $73bn investment in green hydrogen projects

Business Green

Carbon Tracker analysis warns soaring gas process could leave projects that produce hydrogen from fossil gas stranded. Hydrogen is widely regarded as a critical fuel for the net zero transition, as it provides a means of decarbonising a raft of industrial processes.

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.

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.

2020: The Year of Green Hydrogen in 10 Stories


Among other things, that shall remain nameless, 2020 has been notable for the rush of activity in the green hydrogen space. Using renewable-powered electrolyzers to create low-carbon hydrogen can squeeze emissions out of sectors where direct electrification isn’t going to cut it.

The Hype and Hope of Sahara Desert Green Hydrogen


Desert energy is back. The idea originated in a paper published in March by trade body Hydrogen Europe setting out the " 2 x 40 GW green hydrogen initiative." One of the authors of that manifesto also co-wrote Hydrogen Europe’s 2 x 40 GW initiative paper.

European Union Sets Gigawatt-Scale Targets for Green Hydrogen


The European Union this week set ambitious 2024 and 2030 targets for green hydrogen, a big step for the emerging sector. European policymakers have determined that hydrogen will be an essential tool to decarbonize industry and transport as Europe aims for a net-zero economy by 2050.

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. .