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.

B.C.’s hydrogen strategy a first step in the global race to develop a clean hydrogen economy

Clean Energy Canada

VICTORIA — Mark Zacharias, special advisor at Clean Energy Canada, made the following statement in response to the British Columbia government’s announcement of a new hydrogen strategy : “Today’s announcement connects the dots to help establish B.C. as a North American hub in clean hydrogen.

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Going green: The future of hydrogen energy

Renewable Energy World

Hydrogen is one of the energy solutions that can significantly address climate change and has a vital role to play in decarbonization. In the last decade, green hydrogen in particular has shown great promise as an integral part of the renewable energy mix needed for a sustainable future.

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. How Hydrogen is produced.

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.

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

Clean Energy Canada

VANCOUVER — Hydrogen is getting people talking. A Bank of America analyst recently compared the investment opportunity to that of smartphones before 2007. Already, 18 economies comprising more than 75% of global GDP are developing and rolling out hydrogen strategies.

Hydrogen 2020: Engaging with Innovation

CleanTech Group

Green industries are about to be flooded with billions in investments from governments eager to rebound from COVID-19 and fight climate change. This month, Europe unveiled its hydrogen strategy including: Plans increase production capacity six-fold by.

New €2.5B Green Hydrogen Steel Venture Unveiled

GreenTechMedia

billion) of investment planned. billion) for its gigafactories in Sweden, Germany and Poland with major strategic investment from its customer base along the way. The facility will use green hydrogen to process the iron into steel, leaning on existing expertise in the region.

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.

JetBlue invests in Universal Hydrogen to help advance carbon-free flight

Renewable Energy World

JetBlue Technology Ventures (JTV), the venture capital subsidiary of JetBlue Airways announced that it is one of the investors in Series A funding for Universal Hydrogen through which the company raised $20.5 Universal Hydrogen says it is fueling carbon-free flight and that the money will allow it to accelerate the development of its hydrogen logistics network and regional aircraft conversion kits, and also boost its burgeoning commercial activities. Hydrogen News

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.

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.

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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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.

Where Are We in the Hydrogen Hype Cycle?

GreenTechMedia

The excitement around green hydrogen has grown dramatically in recent years. They also cover the hurdles hydrogen may face along the way to scale, including fierce competition from grey hydrogen, fossil fuels, and electrification.

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.

BP and Ørsted launch green hydrogen project at German oil refinery

Mr. Sustainability

Summary - BP and Ørsted have partnered to develop zero-carbon ‘green hydrogen’ at BP’s Lingen Refinery in north-?west hydrogen per hour - almost 9,000 tonnes a year - starting in 2024. Final investment decision is due for 2022. hydrogen an hour, almost 9,000 tonnes a year.

IHA paper: Couple green hydrogen with hydropower to create a net-zero future

Renewable Energy World

The International Hydropower Association (IHA) has released a research and policy paper that outlines how hydropower could be pivotal in supporting growth in green hydrogen. and regulatory frameworks must be updated to deploy hydrogen services and infrastructure at the scale now required.’.

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.

Are Hydrogen Vehicles Set to Be a Regular Sight In the UK’s Car Market

The Environmental Blog

In the meantime, hydrogen power, a technology which at one point looked promising has fallen by the wayside. So does this mean that hydrogen-powered vehicles won’t ever make it to mainstream motorists? How does hydrogen power work? Hydrogen cars do not produce any harmful fumes.

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.

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.

Monolith Materials Receives Investment from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) to Support Clean Hydrogen Production

altenergymag

Investment from global leader in manufacturing and engineering is latest vote of confidence in U.S. chemical manufacturer's proprietary hydrogen-producing technology

So, What Exactly Is Green Hydrogen?

GreenTechMedia

That product is renewable or "green" hydrogen. Interest in green hydrogen is skyrocketing among major oil and gas firms. Europe is planning to make hydrogen a big part of its trillion-dollar Green Deal package , with an EU-wide green hydrogen strategy expected to be published in July.

Shell, Mitsubishi and Vattenfall partner on Hamburg hydrogen project

Renewable Energy World

Shell, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), Vattenfall and municipal company Wärme Hamburg are exploring a plan to jointly produce hydrogen from wind and solar power at the Hamburg-Moorburg power plant site and utilise it in its vicinity. Hydrogen News

Black & Veatch to assess feasibility of world’s largest green hydrogen plant

Renewable Energy World

Black & Veatch announced today that it has been selected by Enegix Energy to perform feasibility studies central to the development of the world’s largest green hydrogen plant. gigawatts of solar and onshore wind, which is why the hydrogen can be called “green.”

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. Since then, billions of dollars have been invested in an attempt to realize this vision. 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.

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.

Project Manager – Hydrogen

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Project Manager – Hydrogen | San Diego Gas & Electric | San Diego, CA. SDG&E believes hydrogen will be a critical piece of that future and has announced two hydrogen pilot projects — one at Borrego Springs and the other at its Palomar Energy Center. Supports strategic analysis and communication as it relates to hydrogen and aligns it with SDG&E’s strategy and sustainability plan.

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

GreenTechMedia

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.

Investment trends in grid-scale battery storage

Renewable Energy World

Looking back at data on investments in energy storage, we found a few trends which (in conjunction with the fallout from COVID-19) are setting the stage for energy storage’s near-term and long-term growth. By Danyel Desa.

SPACs offer new investment opportunities for energy industry

Renewable Energy World

Frequently, these combinations occur at the same time as a private investment by institutional investors in the SPAC. As the recent experience at ExxonMobile has shown, investors are eager to invest in, and accelerate the migration toward, energy production that does not rely on fossil fuels.

Senior Engineer – Hydrogen

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Senior Engineer – Hydrogen | San Diego Gas & Electric | San Diego, CA. SDG&E believes hydrogen will be a critical piece of that future and has announced two hydrogen pilot projects — one at Borrego Springs and the other at its Palomar Energy Center. Prepares engineering designs, specifications, standards, studies, cost estimates and the development of sound technical recommendations, in support of hydrogen projects and tasks.

2020: The Year of Green Hydrogen in 10 Stories

GreenTechMedia

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.

Shell, Volvo and Daimler Back Hydrogen as Europe Turns Sights on Truck Emissions

GreenTechMedia

Electrification and hydrogen are both on the table. Shell flies the flag for hydrogen. As for hydrogen, Shell and a group of truck makers revealed a new partnership Tuesday aimed at making it the fuel of choice for decarbonizing road freight vehicles.

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Coalition Aims for 25GW of Green Hydrogen by 2026

GreenTechMedia

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.

Iberdrola Guns for Green Hydrogen Leadership in Europe

GreenTechMedia

Spanish utility Iberdrola is aiming to become one of Europe’s top green hydrogen producers with a 200-megawatt electrolyzer project and plans for 600 MW more. Norwegian firm Nel Hydrogen Electrolyser is supplying the electrolyzer technology.

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Can the US Catch Up in the Green Hydrogen Economy?

GreenTechMedia

needs a massive green hydrogen industry to decarbonize its electricity, transportation and industrial sectors, and major investments and policy changes today to enable it to grow to its full potential in the decades to come. A roadmap for green hydrogen expansion. investment.

Hydrogen strategy a good start but faces a competitive global landscape

Clean Energy Canada

Canada’s long-awaited federal hydrogen strategy recognizes the importance of emissions intensity in the energy carrier’s production. At the same time, the plan falls short of what some other nations have put forward in terms of investment and ambition.

The Hype and Hope of Sahara Desert Green Hydrogen

GreenTechMedia

As the European Union sets its sights on a green hydrogen boom as part of its plans to meet decarbonization pledges and rebuild economies ravaged by the COVID-19 pandemic, North Africa has emerged as a possible source for a significant chunk of Europe’s future hydrogen supply.

The UK's Hydrogen Strategy: Is it a bit off-colour?

Business Green

Labour's Alan Whitehead MP weighs up the differences and challenges between 'green' hydrogen and 'blue' hydrogen in the UK. There are all sorts of questions still hanging in the air hydrogen. Where will hydrogen be deployed?

UK Government’s Advisers Urge It to Back Hydrogen Economy in Stimulus Plans

GreenTechMedia

government’s official climate change advisory body is calling for fast-tracking investment in early-stage hydrogen infrastructure, as well as prioritizing carbon capture and storage and EV charging infrastructure, as immediate responses to the coronavirus outbreak. The U.K.