World’s first dedicated clean hydrogen investment fund launches

Envirotec Magazine

Hydrogen fuel dispenser at a transport refueling station in Aachen, Germany in January 2020 (image credit: Alexander Kirch / Shutterstock.com). A unique private infrastructure fund dedicated to delivering clean hydrogen infrastructure projects at scale has been launched.

Green hydrogen could curb one-third of fossil fuel and industry emissions by 2050

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That's according to a BloombergNEF report that calls policy support for the hydrogen economy "insufficient.". decarbonization hydrogen Hydropower Renewable Energy

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The truth about hydrogen, the latest, trendiest low-carbon solution

GreenBiz

As misconceptions about the emerging tech abound, we can dispel common myths to encourage hydrogen's potential for decarbonization. Energy & Climate hydrogen Renewable Energy Rocky Mountain Institute

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

GreenBiz

Could green hydrogen be key to a carbon-free economy? The Saudis are going big on something called green hydrogen — a carbon-free fuel made from water by using renewably produced electricity to split hydrogen molecules from oxygen molecules. Green hydrogen? Hydrogen.

How Researchers Are Making Hydrogen Cell Technology Affordable and Efficient

U.S. Green Technology

One of the most promising developments in green fuel alternatives is the hydrogen cell. Hydrogen cells, also called fuel cells, generate energy through. The post How Researchers Are Making Hydrogen Cell Technology Affordable and Efficient appeared first on U.S.

Has green hydrogen’s time finally come?

GreenBiz

Los Angeles is behind a two-phase, first-of-its-kind transformation that will turn a coal-fired power plant in Utah into one powered by green hydrogen by 2045.

Could trash-to-energy technology feed hydrogen demand?

GreenBiz

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. There are other ways to make hydrogen.

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Coventry University and Severn Trent partner to convert waste ammonia into hydrogen

Envirotec Magazine

The project will look to capture waste ammonia from the utility’s sewage treatment facility and turn it into hydrogen. The post Coventry University and Severn Trent partner to convert waste ammonia into hydrogen first appeared on Envirotec. Hydrogen Fuel News Sludge & Wastewater

Canada risks missing out on fast-moving hydrogen opportunity: report

Clean Energy Canada

VANCOUVER — Hydrogen is getting people talking. Already, 18 economies comprising more than 75% of global GDP are developing and rolling out hydrogen strategies. The Task Force for a Resilient Recovery recommends allocating $1 billion to support Canadian leadership in clean hydrogen.

China’s Hydrogen Society Beginning to Take Shape

CleanTech Group

China’s Hydrogen Society Beginning to Take Shape Last year, we detailed how China’s government had promoted ambitious plans for the development of a hydrogen economy and specifically, how the country’s Science and Technology. Cleantech Insights Energy & Power Hydrogen

You say old coal plant, I say new green hydrogen facility

GreenBiz

You say old coal plant, I say new green hydrogen facility. Like natural gas, that hydrogen contains heat that can be released with combustion to drive a generator. You see an old coal plant and an obsolescent workforce; I see a superb opportunity for green hydrogen. Hydrogen?

BP and Ørsted Launch Green Hydrogen Partnership

GreenTechMedia

BP and Ørsted will partner on a 50-megawatt electrolyzer in Germany in the first stage of a green hydrogen partnership. The project is BP’s first full-scale commercial hydrogen venture. BP uses the terminology clean, rather than green hydrogen.

New €2.5B Green Hydrogen Steel Venture Unveiled

GreenTechMedia

The facility will use green hydrogen to process the iron into steel, leaning on existing expertise in the region. It is pursuing a hydrogen-based technology, with a larger demonstration plant set to open in Germany in 2023.

Hydrogen 2020: Engaging with Innovation

CleanTech Group

This month, Europe unveiled its hydrogen strategy including: Plans increase production capacity six-fold by. Climate Change Energy & Power Energy Storage Hydrogen Renewable Energy Sources

New hydrogen production tech could reduce CO2 pollution

Inhabitat - Innovation

A recent publication in the journal Angewandte Chemie brings attention to an improved way of generating clean hydrogen. For many years, hydrogen production has proven costly to the environment, as industrial hydrogen production uses partial methane oxidation and fossil gasification

Interview with Sylfen, the Hydrogen Storage Start-Up and Recipient of #1000solutions Label

CleanTech Group

1000 Solutions Energy and Power Hydrogen Smart Grid Solar Impulse Foundation hydrogen hydrogen storage innovatorAddressing environmental challenges while enabling economic growth is the simple and compelling idea behind the Solar Impulse Foundation.

Hydrogen fuel cells good or bad for the environment?

Inhabitat - Innovation

Will cars powered by hydrogen fuel cells save the environment? Possibly. But some major issues need solving before that can happen

Government of Canada launches Hydrogen Strategy

Charged

Most automakers may have rejected hydrogen as an energy storage medium for passenger vehicles ( Toyota is the notable exception), but the technology may yet find applications for industrial processes, and in other forms of transportation such as aviation and shipping.

Brookfield Renewable, Plug Power partner on hydropower-fueled hydrogen plant

Renewable Energy World

announced plans to build a green hydrogen production plant, which would use 100% renewable energy from Brookfield Renewable’s 252-MW Holtwood hydroelectric facility. Once operational, the plant is projected to produce about 15 metric-tons of liquid hydrogen per day. Plug Power Inc.

Private infrastructure fund for clean hydrogen projects launched

Renewable Energy World

This week, Plug Power, Chart Industries, and Baker Hughes announced their intention to become cornerstone investors in the formation of the FiveT Hydrogen Fund , a new clean-hydrogen-only private infrastructure fund dedicated to delivering clean hydrogen infrastructure projects at scale.

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles: A New Path to Decarbonize Transporation

CleanTech Group

Fuel Cells & Hyrdrogen Hydrogen Transportation and Logistics Clean Transportation Hydrogen Fuel Cell VehiclesIn order to meet fuel emissions standards enacted by governments and emissions reductions targets put in place by the corporations themselves, automotive OEMs.

Chemicals Giant Ineos Targets the World’s Cheapest Green Hydrogen

GreenTechMedia

It seems everyone wants to get in on the ground floor when it comes to green hydrogen. But chemical manufacturers could be a third class of big green hydrogen players. Green hydrogen is about four times as expensive to produce as hydrogen derived from fossil fuels today.

China Can Help Supersize Global Hydrogen Economy, According to Shell

GreenTechMedia

China could have a crucial role to play in the development of a global hydrogen economy, with its massive demand for decarbonization technologies likely to drive large-scale deployments that will help cut costs around the world, according to oil major Shell.

October 2020 Hydrogen and Breakthrough Energy Storage Breakfast Recap

CleanTech Alliance

“Of all the applications for hydrogen energy, I’m most bullish on its marine applications,” said Andrew Coors at the CleanTech Alliance Virtual Breakfast Series, sponsored by Perkins Coie. On Wednesday, October 14, Andrew Coors, the CEO of Steelhead Composites spoke to nearly 100 attendees about the various applications of hydrogen and breakthrough energy storage in […].

Wind-powered hydrogen production plant commissioned in Germany

Renewable Energy World

Salzgitter AG, subsidiary Avacon and Linde have announced commissioning of the “Wind Hydrogen Salzgitter – WindH2” project, which will use wind energy to produce hydrogen. Hydrogen News Onshore Wind Power

Europe’s Green Hydrogen Revolution Is Turning Blue

GreenTechMedia

Green hydrogen may get all the headlines, but the prospect of it fueling Europe's future hydrogen economy on its own looks increasingly questionable. Blue hydrogen is produced from natural gas, with carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology scooping up the resulting CO2.

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Highlands hub spearheads Scottish grasp for hydrogen leadership

Envirotec Magazine

A multi-partner plan involving the Port of Cromarty Firth has been launched to establish a green hydrogen hub in the Highlands that “will see Scotland lead the world in hydrogen technology”, as its backers put it. A view of the Cromarty Firth.

Do Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles Make Sense for Cities?

The City Fix

Companies like Toyota, Nikola and H2X are doubling down on hydrogen fuel cell vehicles and positioning them as alternatives to their more popular zero-emission counterparts, battery electric vehicles.

Liveblog: Hydrogen Pilot Heerema @Calandkanaal

Mr. Sustainability

Summary - As part of Heerema’s ambition to be carbon neutral , the potential of hydrogen for Heerema fleet and equipment is currently being investigated. To acquire knowledge on hydrogen usage and its supply chain, a small-scale pilot is performed in the Calandkanaal.

UK’s first hydrogen heating demonstration takes place in Northumberland

Envirotec Magazine

First houses heated by hydrogen gas are showcased, with the use of innovative prototype boilers. The site has been used to complete over 200 tests, researching and proving the safety of converting homes and gas networks to hydrogen.

5 Early Applications for Green Hydrogen

GreenTechMedia

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.

Hydrogen Gains Steam As a Competitive Fuel and Energy

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Solar Impulse Foundation supports hydrogen growth and environmental protection

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

Charged

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.

Scotland to become first country to test 100% green hydrogen

Inhabitat - Innovation

has moved one step closer towards its net-zero carbon target by unveiling a plan to test 100% green hydrogen for cooking and heating in 300 Scottish homes, making Scotland the first country to do so. The U.K. Ofgem, the U.K.'s s energy regulator, announced this plan on Monday

FiveT’s Hydrogen Fund rakes in €260 million to finance green hydrogen infrastructure projects

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, April 6 — Green hydrogen, produced with renewable energy through a chemical process called electrolysis, could provide a source of clean fuel. The post FiveT’s Hydrogen Fund rakes in €260 million to finance green hydrogen infrastructure projects appeared first on Impact Alpha.

Bloom Energy Soars After Launch Into Green Hydrogen Market

GreenTechMedia

Shares of Bloom Energy surged nearly 40 percent on Wednesday, lifting the fuel cell maker above its initial public offering price for the first time since 2018, after the California-based company announced it would enter the commercial hydrogen market.

WoodMac on Green Hydrogen: It’s Going To Happen Faster Than Anyone Expects

GreenTechMedia

Green hydrogen is set to play a substantive role in the overall energy mix with its development likely to happen faster than anyone predicts, according to a new report by Wood Mackenzie. “The European Commission’s hydrogen strategy didn’t exist a year ago.

Why Offshore Wind and Energy Giants are Chasing Off-Grid Green Hydrogen

GreenTechMedia

The European Union wants to build 40 gigawatts of green hydrogen electrolyzers by 2030, and estimates that 80 to 120 gigawatts of solar and wind will be needed to power them. Taking hydrogen production off the power grid could be a win-win solution to these problems.

BP Signals Imminent Hydrogen and Offshore Wind Plays

GreenTechMedia

BP is readying offshore wind bids during the next six months with heightened hydrogen activity also in the pipeline, the oil major’s CEO said Tuesday. Hydrogen action in 'coming months' Like many of its peers, BP is eying the potential of hydrogen across its business.

National Grid in JV to build New York green hydrogen storage, delivery project

Renewable Energy World

utility National Grid is partnering to demonstrate a multi-use renewable hydrogen-based energy storage and delivery system in New York. The venture with Standard Hydrogen Corp. The planned system will produce hydrogen from purchased renewable power exclusively. Hydrogen News

HYDROGEN IN THE SPOTLIGHT AT 30TH ALL-ENERGY/DCARBONISE WEBINAR

altenergymag

Hydrogen, hydrogen, hydrogen. hardly a day passes without a story about hydrogen in the press and on social media. The appetite for information on H2 is seemingly insatiable, which is why the 30th webinar in the All-Energy/Dcarbonise series will be ‘Hydrogen: From Hype to Reality'. Sponsored by ScottishPower it takes place at 10:00 am, aptly on 30 March. Registration is open at [link

Coal to Green Hydrogen: Germany’s Energy Transition Summed Up in One Project

GreenTechMedia

” Now its next milestone could be as one of the first 100-megawatt scale green hydrogen sites in Europe. Moorburg’s green hydrogen future. The initial plan is to establish a 100 MW electrolyzer powered by wind and solar, with green hydrogen production starting around 2025.

How Siemens Energy Is Targeting the US Green Hydrogen Opportunity

GreenTechMedia

Green hydrogen is both an untested and a potentially vital way for renewable-energy-powered grids to store their intermittent power for later use, not just for hours at a time, but for days, weeks or even seasons ahead. green hydrogen market landscape.