hydrogen

Wood Mackenzie: E-fuels offer long-term solution to key energy transition transport sectors, but journey needs to start now

The widespread development and use of synthetic fuels is still at least a decade away and depends on the successful deployment of other technologies, but companies that position themselves now are best positioned for success, according to the latest “Horizons” report by data and analytics company Wood Mackenzie.

Carbon formation and removal in the steam reforming process

6/19/2024

This article documents research by various recognized authors and sources on the basis of reforming carbon formation and removal, how catalyst potassium promotion can help to remove the carbon laydown and reduce the steam-to-carbon ratio, as well as the calculation basis of the steam-to-carbon ratio over the steam reforming process.

Global pipelines construction outlook 2024—Part 2

6/19/2024

This article will provide a forecast on pipeline construction in Africa, Asia, Europe, Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), and the Middle East.

McDermott awarded ECI contract for Canada's first green hydrogen/ammonia facility

McDermott has been awarded an Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) agreement from Abraxas Power Corporation for the Exploits Valley Renewable Energy Corporation (EVREC) project located in Central Newfoundland.

Vast and Mabanaft advance Port Augusta green methanol project in Australia

Vast Renewables Ltd., a renewable energy company planning to power green fuels production with its concentrated solar thermal power (CSP) energy systems, announced it has signed a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) with global energy company Mabanaft to advance Solar Methanol 1 (SM1), a CSP-powered green methanol reference plant.

TECO 2030, BLOM Maritime and Samskip receive ENOVA grant to retrofit Samskip LNG Vessel with fuel cells and hydrogen fuel

TECO 2030 together with BLOM Maritime and Samskip receive a grant for a pre-project aiming to retrofit Samskip’s vessel Kvitnos with TECO 2030 fuel cells and H2 fuel.

Siemens accelerates hydrogen ramp-up with generative artificial intelligence

To accelerate the hydrogen ramp-up, the technology company Siemens will be supporting companies in the hydrogen industry with software tools based on generative artificial intelligence.

Nu:ionic Technologies, XRG Technologies announce a novel electrified furnace platform for low-carbon hydrogen production

Nu:ionic Technologies and XRG Technologies announced a jointly-developed novel electrified furnace platform for low-carbon hydrogen production.

Shell awards Ceres contract for phase 2 of SOEC module to produce green hydrogen

Ceres has been awarded a further contract for the second phase of its collaboration with Shell, to cooperate in the design of a solid oxide electrolyzer (SOEC) module, for use in large-scale industrial applications such as synthetic fuels, ammonia and green steel.

Japan, EU agree to work on creating hydrogen demand and supply

Japan and the European Union agreed to work together on policies related to creating demand and supply for clean hydrogen as well as to cooperate in advancing technologies to develop the new fuel

Hawai'i Gas selects Eurus Energy America, Bana Pacific for hydrogen and renewable natural gas projects

Hawaiʻi Gas, the state’s only regulated gas utility, announced the selection of two projects from its 2023 request for proposals (RFP) for renewable hydrogen and renewable natural gas (RNG), key resources that will enable the company to shift away from its reliance on fossil fuel.

German cabinet approves bill to accelerate hydrogen power expansion

Germany's cabinet approved a bill to fast-track the construction of hydrogen infrastructure, import and production facilities as Berlin bets on the fuel to help decarbonize Europe's biggest economy.

RWE to build hydrogen-fired power plants in Germany

RWE is planning to build hydrogen-ready gas-fired power plants at the company's power plant sites in Germany to contribute to a successful coal phase-out by 2030.

Air Products plans hydrogen refueling stations network in California (U.S.)

Air Products announced it intends to build a network of permanent, commercial-scale, multi-modal hydrogen refueling stations stretching from Northern California to Southern California (U.S.).

China plans CO2 emission cuts in key sectors by 1% of 2023 level

China aims to reduce the carbon dioxide emissions of key industries by an amount equivalent to about 1% of the 2023 national total through efficiency gains in everything from steel production to transportation.

TES, OQ Alternative Energy sign JSA for an e-NG facility in Oman

TES and OQ Alternative Energy announced that they have entered in a Joint Study Agreement to assess the development of an e-NG facility in Oman.

Ohmium selected to provide 10-MW PEM electrolyzers for green H2 project in Croatia

Ohmium International was selected to equip the first green H2 project in Croatia with a PEM electrolyzer.

Johnson Matthey and thyssenkrupp Uhde join forces to offer an integrated solution for blue ammonia technology

Johnson Matthey and thyssenkrupp Uhde announced they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly offer a fully integrated low-carbon (blue) ammonia solution

Japan's JERA to invest $32 B in LNG, renewables, new fuels over next decade

Japan's top power utility JERA said on Thursday it plans to invest 5 T yen ($32.4 B) over the coming decade into renewable energy and new fuels such as hydrogen and ammonia, as well as liquefied natural gas (LNG).

Italy's Snam eyes green opportunities

Italian gas grid distributor Snam is looking at green fuel opportunities. The €15-B group—which has Europe's largest gas transmission network and manages both storage assets and liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals in Italy—is leading a European project to build a pipeline for green hydrogen (H2).

Nextchem completes acquisition of GasConTec, adding new low-carbon hydrogen/methanol to portfolio

Nextchem completed the acquisition of GasConTec, which will add new low-carbon hydrogen/methanol technologies to the company's portfolio.

Bulgaria starts operations on country's first hydrogen charging station

Funded through the Operational Program "Science and Education for Smart Growth" and the European Fund for Regional Development, the station is a testament to Bulgaria's inception of hydrogen electric mobility in the country.

Asahi Kasei opens new hydrogen pilot plant in Japan

Asahi Kasei celebrated the official opening of a new hydrogen pilot plant in Kawasaki, Japan.

HyGen project launched with €7.5 MM to develop carbon-free mobility using liquid hydrogen

The HyGen project is led by three major experts: Fives, a global industrial engineering group, leader of the consortium, and two main research players, the CEA and the École des Mines de Saint-Etienne.

Fortescue’s dual-fueled ammonia-powered vessel, The Green Pioneer, named a winner at World Hydrogen 2024 Awards in Rotterdam

The Green Pioneer, Fortescue’s world-leading, dual-fueled ammonia-powered vessel has been awarded the Hydrogen Transport award at the World Hydrogen 2024 Awards.

Air Products to build network of H2 refueling stations in Alberta, Canada

Air Products announced in late April that it intends to build a network of permanent, commercial-scale multi-modal hydrogen refueling stations stretching from Edmonton to Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Plug expands cryogenic sales with multiple customer agreements

Plug Power Inc., a global leader in comprehensive hydrogen (H2) solutions for the green H2 economy, has been awarded contracts to supply cryogenic equipment to a multinational industrial gas company and a statewide electric utility company.

Thiozen pilot successfully produces zero-emissions H2 from sour gas waste streams

Thiozen announced the success of an in-field pilot unit in the Permian Basin, the first-ever demonstration of a process to simultaneously de-sour natural gas and produce clean H2 for use by the energy industry.

Japan aims for zero-carbon electricity generation

Over the last several years, the Japanese government has announced energy policies aimed to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 by lowering emissions in the electric power, industrial, and transportation sectors.

AVEVA and Newpoint Trillium Management announce partnership for clean hydrogen project

AVEVA announced a strategic partnership with Newpoint Trillium Management, LLC creating a digital twin for their clean hydrogen and manufacturing projects to reindustrialize the former Department of Energy sites in Ohio and Kentucky as well as projects throughout Central Appalachia.