Category: Market News

UK to supply additional funding to the largest wind farm in the world for green hydrogen production

UK to supply additional funding to the largest wind farm in the world for green hydrogen production

February 18, 2020 |

In the United Kingdom, what will soon be the world’s largest offshore wind farm has received an additional $9.7m from the UK government. The Gigastack project, led by ITM power and supported by Orsted, aims to deliver zero-carbon hydrogen via ‘stackable’ 5MW electrolyzers produced in a gigawatt-scale factory for large scale generation. The new wind […]

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Oman begins talks to enter the global hydrogen market

Oman begins talks to enter the global hydrogen market

February 18, 2020 |

In Oman, the Times of Oman reported that EJAAD—a collaborative platform for industry, academia, and government— along with the Ministry of Oil and Gas, has initiated a coordinating effort to create a national strategy for hydrogen in the region. Oman’s access to renewable energy resources, established energy production and export industries, as well as their […]

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Estonia is considering building a €200 million hydrogen production plant

Estonia is considering building a €200 million hydrogen production plant

February 18, 2020 |

In Estonia, The Minister of Foreign Trade and Information technology has proposed a hydrogen plant with an estimated investment of €200 million. The investment would be accompanied by a study on the application of hydrogen technologies and their introduction, which would allow space for the creation of new products and services in the region and […]

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Proposal put forth in Germany to use offshore wind to produce hydrogen at an industrial scale

Proposal put forth in Germany to use offshore wind to produce hydrogen at an industrial scale

February 11, 2020 |

In Germany, RechargeNews reports that strong consideration is being given to the development of offshore wind to produce green hydrogen at an industrial scale, according to the draft of a national hydrogen strategy by the economics and energy ministry. The proposal for a hydrogen strategy includes the need for billions of euros in support of […]

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MoU signed at European Energy Transition Conference to help establish a hydrogen supply chain in the South of France

MoU signed at European Energy Transition Conference to help establish a hydrogen supply chain in the South of France

February 11, 2020 |

In France, an MoU signed at the 2020 European Energy Transition Conference laid down the principles for collaboration for turning Bordeaux and its port into a hydrogen territory. Storengy, the Grand Port Maritime de Bordeaux, GBU ASC, and Nexeya are all involved in the collaboration agreement. This memorandum follows on the partnership formed with ENGIE […]

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Faurecia awarded a significant contract by Hyundai to supply their entire hydrogen storage system

Faurecia awarded a significant contract by Hyundai to supply their entire hydrogen storage system

February 11, 2020 |

In France, Faurecia was awarded a significant contract by Hyundai to supply the entire hydrogen storage system (10,000 hydrogen tanks) which will be produced in Bavas, France, with delivery expected to start in 2021. Over a four year period, Faurecia will also equip around 1,600 Hyundai heavy-duty trucks that will afterward be delivered to Hyundai […]

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Norwegian Electrical Systems and Havyard Design are working to develop the largest fuel cell system to ever be placed on a major ship

Norwegian Electrical Systems and Havyard Design are working to develop the largest fuel cell system to ever be placed on a major ship

February 11, 2020 |

In Norway, RechargeNews reports that a group of Norwegian companies are collaborating to develop the necessary systems to achieve zero-emission shipping through combining liquid hydrogen fuel cells with battery storage. It is expected to be completed by 2023.  Norwegian Electrical Systems (NES) intends to plant a 3.2MW hydrogen fuel cell onto a large vessel currently […]

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First hydrogen-based residential area in the Netherlands to be built by Arcadis, LiveFree, and the Municipality of Hoogeveen

First hydrogen-based residential area in the Netherlands to be built by Arcadis, LiveFree, and the Municipality of Hoogeveen

February 11, 2020 |

In the Netherlands, a collaboration in the Municipality of Hoogeveen seeks to develop the first hydrogen-based residential area in the Netherlands. 16 homes will have solar panels, low-temperature heating, and buffer tanks. The houses will also be equipped with a “micropower plant,” where during the summer months excess solar energy will be fed into an […]

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Proton Technologies seeks to collect green hydrogen by igniting underground oil fields

Proton Technologies seeks to collect green hydrogen by igniting underground oil fields

February 11, 2020 |

In Canada, Proton Technologies has begun to inject steam and air into the ‘Superb field,’ a layer of sand 700 meters down that holds 200 million barrels of thick, viscous oil. Their goal is to set the oil on fire, thereby spurring an underground chemical reaction that churns out hydrogen gas along with carbon dioxide, […]

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Air Products unveils 50 bus hydrogen refueling station in California

Air Products unveils 50 bus hydrogen refueling station in California

February 4, 2020 |

In Pennsylvania, Air Products has unveiled the largest capacity hydrogen fueling station for transit buses in the United States, to be opened in Santa Clara California. The station is made possible through multiple project collaborators, including the Center for Transportation and the Environment, the Orange County Transportation Authority, the California Air Resources Board, South Coast […]

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