Hydrogen

AmmPower Corp. announces letter of intent to develop ammonia production facility at the port of South Louisiana

AmmPower to work with Port of South Louisiana to develop a green hydrogen/ammonia production facility for shipping fuel & energy transfer. Port of South Louisiana is one of the largest Energy Transfer Ports in the United States

Egypt project to produce 300,000 tons of green hydrogen per year

Preliminary approval has been granted to H2-Industries by the General Authority for Suez Canal Economic Zone (SC°Zone) for the development of a 1GW LOHC Hydrogen Hub at East Port-Said which will be the first project of its type in the world. The hydrogen plant will be fed with 4 million tons of organic waste and non-recyclable plastic per year secured at the Mediterranean entrance to the canal. The Suez Canal Project will produce 300,000 tons of green hydrogen per year at half the levelized cost of current green hydrogen production technologies, taking the cost even lower than current levels for low-carbon and grey hydrogen production

Shell starts up hydrogen electrolyser in China with 20 MW production capacity

One of the world’s largest hydrogen electrolysers¹ has today started production of green hydrogen in Zhangjiakou, Hebei Province, China. The electrolyser will provide about half of the total green hydrogen supply for fuel cell vehicles at the Zhangjiakou competition zone during the Winter Olympic Games, set to begin on February 4, 2022.

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners announces partnership with Enagás, Naturgy, Fertiberia and Vestas to build a project for the large-scale production of green hydrogen and ammonia in Spain

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners develops the first phase of Project Catalina in partnership with Enagás, Naturgy, Fertiberia and Vestas. Project Catalina is a pioneering green hydrogen and green ammonia GW-scale project that aims to bring the abundant renewable resources of Aragon to the industrial consumption points on the Spanish Eastern coast through energy efficient and environmentally friendly infrastructure. Project Catalina intends to develop 5GW of combined wind and solar in Aragon (Spain) and produce green hydrogen through a 2GW electrolyser. Once fully implemented, Catalina will produce enough green hydrogen to supply 30% of Spain’s current hydrogen demand

Yara and Linde Engineering agree to build a 24 MW green hydrogen demonstration plant in Norway

Yara announces the signing of a contract with Linde Engineering for the construction and delivery of a green hydrogen demonstration plant at Yara’s ammonia production facility at Herøya Industripark in Porsgrunn, Norway. The project, which is supported by a NOK 283 million grant from Enova (announced in December 2021), will demonstrate that ammonia produced using renewable energy can reduce the impact of carbon dioxide in fertilizer production

INEOS at Grangemouth announces plans to construct a Low-Carbon Hydrogen Manufacturing Plant

INEOS is taking the next significant step in its Road Map to deliver a sustainable, Net Zero carbon future at Grangemouth, by inviting major engineering design contractors to tender for the next stage of the design of a world scale carbon capture enabled hydrogen production plant and major associated infrastructure

Samsung Engineering, Lotte Chemical, POSCO and SEDC Energy sign MoU for developing green hydrogen & ammonia project in Sarawak Malaysia

Samsung Engineering, one of the world’s leading engineering, procurement, construction and project management (EPC&PM) companies, announced today, that it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop a green hydrogen & ammonia project with Lotte Chemical, POSCO and SEDC Energy SDN. BHD., a Sarawak Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) subsidiary. The Sarawak H2biscus Green Hydrogen/Ammonia Project (H2biscus Project) will be located in Bintulu, Sarawak State, Malaysia. The signing ceremony, which was held in a non-face-to-face virtual format, was attended by senior executives from each company, including Park Cheonhong, Head of Samsung Engineering's Solution Business Division, Kim Yeon-seop, ESG Management Head of Lotte Chemical, Jo Joo-ik, head of POSCO’s Hydrogen Business Office, and SEDC Chairman YBhg. Tan Sri Datuk Amar (Dr.) Haji Abdul Aziz Bin Dato Haji Husain

OKG signs pink hydrogen supply deal

Swedish nuclear power firm OKG—a joint venture between utilities Fortum and Uniper—has signed a contract to sell pink hydrogen produced at its Oskarshamn nuclear plant to a commercial offtaker.

Woodside commences Front-End Engineering Design activities for H2OK Project

Leading Australian energy producer Woodside has entered front-end engineering design (FEED) on a hydrogen project for the first time, awarding a contract in late December for FEED engineering services to Kellogg, Brown & Root LLC (KBR) for its proposed H2OK project in Oklahoma.

Snam and Tenova together for Decarbonization

An agreement to foster the decarbonization of the metals sector in Italy and abroad: Snam, Europe’s largest energy infrastructure operator, and Tenova committed to conducting joint strategic studies and market analysis to implement specific infrastructure and metals production systems by usinggreen hydrogen.

Britain’s gas grid to be ready to deliver hydrogen across the country from 2023, energy networks announce

Energy Networks Association (ENA) has published Britain’s Hydrogen Blending Delivery Plan, setting out how all five of Britain’s gas grid companies will meet the Government’s target for Britain’s network of gas pipes to be ready to deliver 20% hydrogen to homes and businesses acround the country from 2023, as a replacement for up to a fifth of the natural gas currently used. It will also mean that Britain’s fleet of gas-fired power plants will be able to use blended hydrogen to generate cleaner electricity.

Haldor Topsoe to support Indaba Renewable Fuels’ production of SAF

Indaba Renewable Fuels (Indaba) will build two greenfield refineries in California and Missouri to produce Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) utilizing Topsoe’s HydroFlex technology. The facilities are expected to begin production of SAF in 2024 and will have a capacity of 6,500 bpd at each location.

Enbridge Gas announces the launch of the first-of-its-kind hydrogen-blending project in North America

Enbridge Gas Inc., in partnership with Cummins Inc. and with support from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC), the Canadian Gas Association (CGA) and NGIF Capital Corporation, is thrilled to announce that the first-of-its-kind in North America hydrogen-blending project is now fully operational and successfully serving the Markham community. Hydrogen blending refers to injecting clean hydrogen into the delivered natural gas to reduce its carbon footprint.

Ørsted enters into collaboration with Liquid Wind in green fuels with investment in large-scale e-methanol project in Sweden

Ørsted has entered into an agreement with Liquid Wind AB to acquire a 45% ownership interest in Liquid Wind AB's e-methanol project FlagshipONE. FlagshipONE is a late-stage development project and could become the world's first large-scale e-methanol project. Liquid Wind AB plans to establish a number of facilities around Sweden to phase out fossil fuels in the shipping sector, of which FlagshipONE will be the first.

Emerson to Help Accelerate Green Hydrogen Production

Emerson is helping accelerate technology development for large-scale offshore green hydrogen production. The company is developing software and systems to enable safe and efficient operation of the world’s first offshore green hydrogen production process on an operational gas platform.

thyssenkrupp to install 200 MW green hydrogen facility for Shell in port of Rotterdam

thyssenkrupp Uhde Chlorine Engineers has signed a supply contract with Shell for the large-scale project ‘Hydrogen Holland I’ in the port of Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Under the contract, thyssenkrupp Uhde Chlorine Engineers will engineer, procure and fabricate a 200 MW electrolysis plant based on their large-scale 20 MW alkaline water electrolysis module. First construction work for the electrolysers will likely begin in Spring 2022. Shell’s final investment decision to build the ‘Holland Hydrogen I’ is expected in 2022, after which the intended start of production will be in 2024

Go-Ahead selects Air Products as partner for pioneering hydrogen bus fleet

The Go-Ahead Group has agreed a 15-year hydrogen supply deal with Air Products, a world leading industrial gas company, to power a fleet of fuel cell buses for deployment in the Gatwick Airport, Crawley and Horley area. The single-decker GB Kite Hydroliner buses, manufactured by Wrightbus in Northern Ireland, will be delivered in June 2022. They will be the first hydrogen powered vehicles in Go-Ahead’s fleet of more than 6,000 buses.

HIF USA to produce eFuels and green hydrogen in Houston

HIF USA will use renewable energy from the wind and a process called electrolysis to produce green hydrogen. The project will also capture CO2 and use a process of synthesis to combine the CO2 and Hydrogen to produce eFuels. The eFuel will create a way for existing infrastructure to become carbon neutral by continuously reusing and recycling the CO2

Johnson Matthey launches HyCOgen

Johnson Matthey, a global leader in sustainable technologies, has launched an innovative technology – HyCOgenTM – designed to play a pivotal role in enabling the conversion of captured carbon dioxide (CO2) and green hydrogen into sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). By combining HyCOgen with the award-winning FT CANS Fischer Tropsch technology (developed in collaboration with bp), Johnson Matthey offers an integrated, scalable solution for use in the efficient and cost-effective production of renewable power based SAF.

Chart Industries Awarded Four Hydrogen and Small-Scale LNG Liquefaction Orders Totaling Over $120 Million

Chart Industries, Inc., a leading diversified global manufacturer of highly engineered equipment for the industrial gas and clean energy industries, was awarded over $120 million of orders for four liquefaction projects, with four different customers over the past week. Additionally, this past week we have received releases on engineering work (Limited Notice to Proceed) on two of the big LNG export terminal projects expected to proceed to Final Investment Decision in 2022

SNAM and SAGAT team up for the first hydrogen-ready fuel cell in Italy in Torino airport

SAGAT SpA, the Torino Airport Management Company, and the Snam Group, through its subsidiary Renovit, which specialises in energy efficiency solutions, have signed a term sheet for the construction of a "hydrogen-ready" fuel cell system in cogeneration mode with a capacity of 1.2 MW at Torino Airport.

Kawasaki Heavy says liquefied hydrogen carrier departs Japan for Australia

The world’s first liquefied hydrogen carrier left Japan yesterday to pick up its first cargo in Australia, with a return to Japan expected around late February, Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd said.

Doral Energy to build country's first green hydrogen project

Doral Energy to build country's first green hydrogen project

Monolith receives conditional approval for a one billion-dollar US Department of Energy loan

Monolith, a leader in clean materials production, today announced it has received conditional approval for a $1.04 billion loan from the U.S. Department of Energy (D.O.E.). Established via the Title XVII Innovative Energy Loan Guarantee Program, the loan will allow Monolith to expand its clean hydrogen and carbon black production facilities in Hallam, Nebraska, U.S.A.

Commission approves EUR 900 million German scheme to support investments in production of renewable hydrogen

The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a EUR 900 million German scheme to support investments in the production of renewable hydrogen in non-EU countries, which will be then imported and sold in the EU. The scheme, called ‘H2Global', aims at meeting the EU demand for renewable hydrogen that is expected to significantly increase in the coming years, by supporting the development of the unexploited renewable resource potential outside the EU.

P2X Solutions receives public funding to build Finland’s first green hydrogen production plant – A great leap towards an emission-free welfare society.

P2X Solutions, a Finnish pioneer in green hydrogen and power-to-x technology, has received approximately EUR 26 million grant for new energy technology and large-scale demonstration projects from the Ministry of Employment and the Economy to build Finland’s first industrial scale green hydrogen production plant and methanation unit in Harjavalta. In addition, the Climate Fund has granted the company a capital loan of EUR 10 million. The total investment planned by P2X Solutions is approximately EUR 70 million.

World’s first offshore hydrogen storage concept developed by Tractebel and partners

Tractebel and partner companies have developed the world's first offshore infrastructure and processing facilities concept for the storage of hydrogen in offshore caverns. The design study, unveiled by Tractebel Overdick GmbH’s offshore experts, outlines an innovative solution for large-scale hydrogen storage on the high seas: a scalable offshore platform for the compression and storage of up to 1.2 million m³ of hydrogen. Underground salt caverns will be used as storage and buffer for the hydrogen produced offshore, before the gas is transported via the pipeline network to the onshore grid and finally to consumers and customers.

RWE is driving hydrogen plans forward in Wales

RWE, one of the world’s leading global renewable companies, has announced the signing of a contract with professional services firm Jacobs to investigate the production and supply of green hydrogen at the Pembroke Power Station site.

ENGIE & Equinor launch the H2BE project to kick-start low-carbon hydrogen market in Belgium

In February, energy groups ENGIE and Equinor announced an MoU to develop low carbon hydrogen projects together. Now the two companies move forward and announce the H2BE project which aims to develop production of low-carbon hydrogen from natural gas in Belgium.

GEI Hydrogen Project Playbook – 2021 In Numbers

The GEI Data Research Team looks at the new hydrogen projects added to our database and the progress made on existing developments.