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24 May 2022
Adnoc takes 25pc stake in H2Teesside design
Announcement is part of a series of agreements between BP and UAE firms to work together on hydrogen projects
24 May 2022
Lhyfe green hydrogen IPO raises €110mn
Portuguese energy group EDPR among anchor investors as French company lists on Euronext stock exchange in first European hydrogen IPO since outbreak of war in Ukraine
24 May 2022
Denmark’s Topsoe to build large-scale electrolyser plant
Solid-oxide plant in Herning will be the largest and most advanced of its type in the world, company says
24 May 2022
EU launches consultation on hydrogen rules
Proposals for definition of renewable hydrogen and methodology for calculating lifecycle emissions have been published
23 May 2022
Nordic countries launch joint hydrogen research scheme
Programme designed to help coordinate and complement national R&D efforts
23 May 2022
Shell joins Brazil’s green hydrogen pilot project
Memorandum of understanding with Port of Acu marks milestone in country’s green hydrogen development, says port’s CEO
20 May 2022
EU hydrogen growth stalls on state aid delays
European Commission must accelerate IPCEI approval process to get on track to meet 2030 targets, CEO of leading hydrogen fund Hy24 tells Hydrogen Economist
20 May 2022
Industry and transport to form 50pc of EU’s 2030 hydrogen demand
European Commission modelling shows dramatic increase in sectoral uptake of the fuel under RepowerEU targets
19 May 2022
UK awards £45mn of hydrogen supply grants
ITM Power and Vattenfall among beneficiaries of scheme to bring down costs of hydrogen supply
18 May 2022
EU to introduce hydrogen CfDs
European Commission is proposing to roll out carbon contracts for difference through the EU Innovation Fund and to double financing for the programme
18 May 2022
Oil windfall fuels Saudi hydrogen plans
High oil prices are helping Riyadh fund its move into hydrogen, with Acwa Power making swift progress on the Neom megaproject
17 May 2022
BP and Linde plan Texas CCS project
CCS will enable Linde to produce low-carbon hydrogen and take CO₂ from other emitters along Texas Gulf Coast industrial corridor
17 May 2022
Fed funding to kickstart green hydrogen in Texas
Andrew Stuart, president and CEO of Ontario-based Hydrogen Optimized, talks to Hydrogen Economist about the firm’s plans for the future
17 May 2022
FFI looks to repurpose US coal plant for hydrogen
Firm says plant would enable the decarbonisation of hard-to-abate sectors and support the development of a green hydrogen hub
17 May 2022
EU ‘must increase’ renewables target to spur hydrogen
Renewable energy target should be lifted to 45pc by 2030 if Europe wants to become a centre of hydrogen expertise, says Hydrogen Europe
16 May 2022
Snam backs CCS and hydrogen developer Storegga
Italian gas network company becomes strategic shareholder as Storegga secures $63mn in third-round fundraise
16 May 2022
EU and Japan dominate hydrogen patents
China is showing increasing interest in the development of electrocatalysts that do not contain precious metals, says a report by Irena and the European Patent Office
13 May 2022
Green hydrogen reaching parity in EU – RMI
Rising gas prices resulting from the war in Ukraine mean blue hydrogen is losing cost-competitiveness with green
12 May 2022
BP eyes second 250MW electrolyser at Rotterdam
Company studies feasibility of facility to supply hydrogen feedstock for sustainable aviation fuel production
12 May 2022
Gail to build PEM electrolyser in India
10MW unit at Vijaipur fertiliser complex will be among largest in the country
12 May 2022
Longi Hydrogen wins Sinopec electrolyser contract
Chinese project worth $471mn aims to produce 20,000t/yr of green hydrogen from June 2023
12 May 2022
CPH2 looks to license electrolyser technology as demand surges
UK manufacturer aims to scale up production of its membrane-free technology following recent IPO, CEO tells Hydrogen Economist
11 May 2022
Queensland signs export deal with Rotterdam
Dutch port looks to grow imports and production in effort to become major trading hub
11 May 2022
State help needed for unbankable hydrogen projects
Governments must step in to help projects progress to stage where banks will provide support, financiers tell World Hydrogen Summit
11 May 2022
Nel orders equipment for second facility
Factory needed to meet growing demand for electrolysers that cannot be met by Heroya site alone
11 May 2022
All colours of hydrogen ‘needed to develop market’
Green and blue forms of the fuel will be necessary to address intermittency and ensure liquid market, says panel at World Hydrogen Summit
10 May 2022
Clear regulation vital for hydrogen – Gasunie
Local, federal and international rules will help industry develop, other panellists at World Hydrogen Summit agreed
10 May 2022
Stronger incentives needed to drive hydrogen demand – ExxonMobil
Uncertainty over uptake of clean hydrogen in sectors such as trucking and shipping is a risk for investors, US oil major tells World Hydrogen Summit
9 May 2022
HydrogenOne invests in electrolyser manufacturer Elcogen
Hydrogen investment fund takes minority stake in solid-oxide technology specialist
9 May 2022
Saltend eyes hydrogen future
Green hydrogen could be added to blue supply in future, says chemicals park operator
9 May 2022
Ukraine invasion puts pressure on gas-to-hydrogen switch – Air Liquide
Incentives for switching to hydrogen are growing but more policy support is still needed
6 May 2022
Cairo and Muscat win new green hydrogen projects
Flurry of developments places Egypt and Oman ahead of regional rivals in race to become exporters of green hydrogen
6 May 2022
Shell close to FID on several hydrogen projects
Electrolyser capacity may well triple or quadruple in next few months as firm looks to invest in hydrogen, CEO says
6 May 2022
Wintershall Dea develops blue hydrogen project in Germany
Oil and gas company proceeds with Wilhelmshaven development despite government’s reluctance to support blue hydrogen
6 May 2022
EU pledges support for electrolyser capacity ramp-up
European Commission and electrolyser makers agree strategy to scale up manufacturing capacity to meet RepowerEU hydrogen targets
5 May 2022
Scottishpower and Storegga develop green hydrogen project
Cromarty Firth facility near Inverness is first of several the companies plan to develop across Scotland by 2030
5 May 2022
RenewableUK calls for green-specific hydrogen policies
Government must develop detailed roadmap to achieve 5GW green hydrogen targets, renewable energy industry association says
5 May 2022
Bosch to invest in electrolyser production
Firm forecasts the global market for electrolyser components will expand to be worth €14bn by 2030
5 May 2022
Electrolyser manufacturing lags demand growth
Global manufacturing capacity on track for 30pc shortfall in 2030, says Aurora Energy Research
4 May 2022
Atome signs hydro PPA for ammonia project
Agreement for baseload renewable power means project developers can now move to Feed study
4 May 2022
Everwind advances Novia Scotia hydrogen project
Developer aims to develop Point Tupper storage terminal into regional hydrogen and ammonia hub
4 May 2022
Scottish green hydrogen project commissions vessel design
LH2 Europe aims to produce green hydrogen from an electrolyser in Scotland and ship it as a liquid to ports in northwest Europe
3 May 2022
Germany and India cooperate on hydrogen
Berlin eyes Delhi’s potential to be a major supplier of green hydrogen using German-made electrolysers
3 May 2022
EU ‘must not dilute’ low-carbon transport proposal
The European Parliament must not water down Commission proposals on infrastructure for electic vehicle charging and hydrogen refuelling, say industry groups
3 May 2022
Aces project finalises investment
Investments will ensure the future growth and scalability of the Aces hub, developers say
29 April 2022
Australia funds two hydrogen hubs
Funding of A$82mn will be split equally between the Port of Newcastle’s hydrogen hub and Origin Energy’s Future Fuels H2 hub
29 April 2022
Liquid hydrogen offers cheapest shipping costs – Wood Mackenzie
Technology also has advantage of high purity and a simple reconversion process, research by consultancy shows
28 April 2022
Green hydrogen standard to launch in May
Standard intends to provide investors and consumers with certainty that hydrogen labelled as green is sufficiently low carbon
28 April 2022
Investors still keen on clean hydrogen
Financial and strategic investors ready to support rapidly expanding sector, financiers tell conference
27 April 2022
Blue hydrogen needs four key ingredients
Four factors are essential for success, says BP executive, who says the firm’s H2 Teesside project ticks all the boxes
27 April 2022
Hydrogen pipeline ‘must grow’ to achieve net zero
Current project announcements leave world 600mn t/yr short of hydrogen by 2050, says consultancy Wood Mackenzie
26 April 2022
Johnson Matthey aims to reduce PEM electrolyser costs
UK technology firm partners with Schaeffler, Bekaert and TNO to improve electrolyser efficiency
26 April 2022
Finland and Sweden to create cross-border hydrogen market
Two countries’ main gas grid operators in joint project to launch Nordic Hydrogen Route by 2030
26 April 2022
Hydrogen demand to grow sixfold by 2050 – McKinsey
Industrial use, road transport and synfuel production after 2035 are responsible for bulk of demand growth
25 April 2022
Credit Agricole invests in hydrogen fund Hy24
French bank’s insurance arm becomes significant investor in largest pure-play clean hydrogen infrastructure fund
25 April 2022
Masdar to develop 4GW Egyptian green hydrogen projects
First phase aims to establish a 100,000t/yr green hydrogen manufacturing facility to be operational by 2026
22 April 2022
UK gas firms study London hydrogen network
Study will identify how much hydrogen may be needed by the capital over the next 30 years and how it will be produced, stored and distributed
22 April 2022
Renewables to inflate green hydrogen costs – JP Morgan
Bank urges ‘greater realism’ over near-term deployment of hydrogen
22 April 2022
UK hydrogen fund to open for applications
First two strands aim to assist projects that do not require immediate and ongoing revenue support
21 April 2022
India can replace grey hydrogen with green
Country has strong potential to be a hydrogen leader, beginning with an industry transition, says thinktank
21 April 2022
Santos to progress blue hydrogen project
Australian oil and gas producer to move project to Feed phase this year as Moomba CCS on track for 2024 startup
20 April 2022
Portuguese hydrogen strategy spearheaded by €1bn project
Developer Madoqua Renewables partners with consultancy Power2X and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners for Madoquapower2X project
20 April 2022
Shell expects FID on 300MW of electrolysers in 2022
Third of total expenditure in 2022 to be on low-carbon products, oil major says in an energy transition progress report
20 April 2022
Nel opens Heroya electrolyser plant
Firm says models manufactured at the plant are still on track to produce green hydrogen at $1.5/kg by 2025
20 April 2022
Largest high-temperature electrolyser sets efficiency record
SOE technology used by German steelmaker Salzgitter consumes less power than conventional electrolysers, manufacturer Sunfire says
19 April 2022
Equinor targets 10pc of Europe clean hydrogen market
Norwegian firm aims to supply hydrogen to 3-5 major industrial clusters by 2035 as it grows its low-carbon business
19 April 2022
MHI orders electrolyser for demonstration park
Hydrogenpro will provide alkaline electrolyser for Takasago Hydrogen Park to demonstrate turbine technology
19 April 2022
SSE joins Ireland’s first hydrogen valley project
GH2 consortium outlines plans to develop green hydrogen transport hub at Galway Harbour on west coast
14 April 2022
EDF to develop 3GW green hydrogen this decade
Firm plans to leverage nuclear and renewables expertise to expand into hydrogen space
13 April 2022
Ukraine ‘can help meet’ EU hydrogen demand
President of nation’s Hydrogen Council says projects will advance “when we win”
13 April 2022
Gen2 Energy commissions hydrogen carrier design
Ships could carry compressed green hydrogen from firm’s production site in north Norway
13 April 2022
Uniper and Shell move forward with blue hydrogen project
Humber Hub Blue project includes plans for a 720MW steam methane reforming unit fitted with carbon capture and storage
12 April 2022
Momentum builds for Australian green hydrogen hubs
Northern Territory and Queensland state governments streamline approvals for large projects, as developers sign partnership agreements
11 April 2022
Rotterdam ammonia import terminal advances
Gasunie, HES International and Vopak are working on basic design for planned ‘Ace’ terminal
8 April 2022
European backing spurs Egypt’s hydrogen ambitions
Egypt’s emerging green hydrogen sector is being mutually recognised as a potential boon for Brussels’ drive to supplant Russian gas imports
8 April 2022
Progress at Neom green hydrogen project
Air Products and its subsidiaries will carry out EPC work both in Saudi Arabia and on overseas value chains
8 April 2022
Ontario launches hydrogen strategy
Provincial government to create five hydrogen hubs and support 20MW electrolyser project
8 April 2022
Hydrogen may need green products premium
A price premium for products made with green hydrogen may be more effective than carbon pricing or subsidies
8 April 2022
UK fleshes out hydrogen strategy
Direct capex support for projects and CfD-type mechanism for offtake will help boost industry
7 April 2022
Low-carbon hydrogen requires $600bn investment by 2050 – Wood Mackenzie
Global demand for low-carbon hydrogen expected to rise to 223mn t/yr by 2050, initially driven by use in ammonia production
7 April 2022
UK doubles hydrogen target
Move is part of wider strategy to develop energy independence following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
6 April 2022
Ukraine war to lift green hydrogen demand in Europe – DNV
New modelling implies acceleration in demand and price reductions as policymakers ramp up support, risk management company says
6 April 2022
Johnson Matthey secures £400mn loan for hydrogen push
UK technology company banks state cash and raises funds through sustainable bond issue
6 April 2022
Green Energy Oman advances
Engineering company Worley will evaluate GEO’s proposal for a 25GW green hydrogen facility
5 April 2022
Common infrastructure could double German and Dutch hydrogen demand
Countries must work together to remove regulatory barriers and grow offshore wind capacity if high-demand scenario is to be realised, report says
5 April 2022
NortH2 hydrogen project lines up potential offtaker
Consortium signs letter of intent to supply large volumes of green hydrogen to Dutch ammonia and methanol producer OCI
4 April 2022
CPH2 receives electrolyser order
Electrolyser firm claims membrane-free technology combined with buyer’s cooling system will lower levelised cost of hydrogen
4 April 2022
EEX to provide traded hydrogen prices
Exchange will provide price transparency for upcoming CfD auctions in Germany
4 April 2022
Price and carbon intensity more important than colour – J-Power
Multiple methods of production will be needed to hedge against energy security risk, according to Japanese utility
1 April 2022
Buildings sector ‘not suited’ to hydrogen
Study argues green hydrogen would be better used for applications that have no alternative decarbonisation pathways, such as heavy industry
31 March 2022
Uniper gauges hydrogen readiness of UK Grain power plant
Joint project with GE to assess scope of upgrade needed to run gas-fired plant on up to 40pc hydrogen
31 March 2022
Siemens Energy to invest in Berlin electrolyser facility
Facility will produce 500MW and larger electrolysers from 2023 as firm looks to expand hydrogen business
31 March 2022
Australia invests in hydrogen
Budget for 2022-23 sees A$850mn investment in hydrogen technologies
31 March 2022
Cepsa aims to be regional leader in green hydrogen
Madrid-based energy company eyes key role in green hydrogen trade between Europe, Africa and the Middle East
30 March 2022
Hydrogen must develop rapidly to meet demand – Worley
Engineering services firm says hydrogen projects present specific challenges that require new ways of working
30 March 2022
FFI and Eon to supply Germany with green hydrogen
Firms will study how to deliver 5mn t/yr of green hydrogen by 2030 as Germany looks to diversify its energy supply
29 March 2022
H2 Mobility raises €110mn funding
The investment will be used to upgrade the firm’s existing network and expand it
29 March 2022
Shell to invest up to £25bn in UK energy system
Firm will lay out more details about strategy in coming months as it looks to deploy recent profits to aid the transition
28 March 2022
Nel sees growing order book
Electrolyser firm is developing three new types of product to meet customer demand
28 March 2022
RWE and OGE propose $3.8bn German hydrogen network
Project would link green hydrogen supply in north with Germany’s industrial demand centres by 2030
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