Hydrogen

Ringing in the New Year with Energy Intelligence!

The team at Global Energy Infrastructure (GEI) are thrilled to share what makes us your resource hub for international energy market intelligence in 2024. In the coming months we have exciting plans to expand our intelligence and data offerings.   Data Knowledge Hub for the Energy World GEI is yo..

The future of H₂: A regional outlook—Part 3: The Middle East and the US

Nations around the world are investing in new technologies and pathways to limit carbon emissions and adhere to ambitious net-zero goals. Part of this strategy includes the massive scale-up of H₂ production capacity, primarily green routes that use renewable energy for production. Part 1 of this work detailed current and future H2 demand, active H2 project numbers and capital spending globally in Africa, Asia and Canada. Part 2 focused on Western and Eastern Europe, Russia, the Commonwealth of Independent States, and Central and South America. This final article will examine major H2 developments in the Middle East and the US.

Hydrogen Pipelines now live on Global Energy Infrastructure

by Peregrine Bush, Senior Director - Data and Technology   The Global Energy Infrastructure (GEI) hydrogen pipeline database is a comprehensive database of hydrogen pipelines in operation, under construction, planned, or proposed worldwide. It is an authoritative source of information on hydrogen ..

The future of H2: A regional outlook - Part 2: Europe, Russia, the CIS and Latin America

by Lee Nichols, Vice President Content and Editor-in-Chief, Hydrocarbon Processing & H2Tech  Nations around the world are investing in new technologies and pathways to limit carbon emissions and adhere to ambitious net-zero goals. Part of this strategy includes the massive scale-up of H₂ production..

The future of H2: A regional outlook - Part 1: Africa, Asia and Canada

by Lee Nichols, Vice President, Content/Editor-in-Chief, Hydrocarbon Processing   Over the past several years, the world has been engaged in an energy transition. According to the UN, more than 70 countries have set ambitious net-zero emissions goals,1 and many have enacted new regulations and ini..

Data Director's Q4 Update

Peregrine Bush, Director of Data and Technology, shares his Q4 2023 update

Final Investment Decision on Green Hydrogen and HVO/SAF projects

Galp has taken the final investment decision on two large scale projects to reduce the carbon footprint of the Sines refinery and of its products. The projects include a 270 ktpa advanced biofuels unit, in partnership with Mitsui, and 100 MW of electrolysers for the production of green hydrogen. Both units are expected to have its first start up during 2025.

Blue Hydrogen Emerges as Key to Transition Future

By Seyed Mohsen Razavi, Energy Technology Analyst, Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF)   The energy sector is undergoing a transformation, with a growing focus on cleaner energy sources and technologies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and contribute to a more sustainable future. In this con..

Blue hydrogen more likely to be a winner than green under US IRA

When the Biden administration announced the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) in August 2022, many welcomed it as a step towards a green rush in the US. Commentators saw the prospect of clean energy system spreading across the states and celebrated how competitive it would make the US with the EU. Fast forward ten months, and Biden’s green push looks increasingly grey.

Cargill and H2 Green Steel Sign Multi-year Offtake Contract to Supply Near Zero-Emission Steel

Agreement expected to help accelerate global ferrous supply chain decarbonization

With the founding of Hydrogen Höfe Freienbach AG, Switzerland's largest green hydrogen production facility is created

Alpiq, SOCAR Energy Switzerland, CIME Capital and EW Höfe are jointly founding Hydrogen Höfe Freienbach AG to build the hydrogen production plant in Freienbach (SZ). With a production of up to 1200 tonnes in the final stage, this will be the largest green hydrogen plant in Switzerland. This means that emissions of around 14,000 tonnes of CO2 per year can be avoided.

Plug to provide Stef with Green Hydrogen and Fuel Cells solutions for cold storage distribution centers

Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ: PLUG), a leading provider of turnkey hydrogen solutions for the global green hydrogen economy, will supply Blue EnerFreeze, the energy subsidiary of STEF, the European market leader in the transportation and logistics of food products, with a complete green hydrogen ecosystem across two distribution centers, before potentially expanding further into their network of over 100 sites. One of the distribution centers is close to Paris, France and the other is close to Madrid, Spain.

CEPSA and Yara Clean Ammonia seal an alliance to connect southern and northern Europe with Green Hydrogen

The two companies have agreed on a strategic partnership to set up the first green hydrogen maritime corridor between the ports of Algeciras and Rotterdam for the decarbonization of European industry and maritime transport

Maersk secures green methanol for maiden voyage of the world’s first methanol-enabled container vessel

Maersk (Maersk) has successfully secured green methanol for the maiden voyage of the world’s first methanol-enabled container vessel. Achieving this green fuel milestone is a significant step for the company and the industry’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Dutch Gasunie, ACE Terminal and Spanish Iberdrola join forces for hydrogen corridor between Spain and the Netherlands

Spanish energy company Iberdrola wants to export green ammonia to the Netherlands and supply it to its European customers as hydrogen through Gasunie's national hydrogen network. To establish this green hydrogen chain from Spain to the Netherlands, the Spanish energy company signed letters of intent with Dutch Gasunie’s subsidiary Hynetwork Services and ACE Terminal. In doing so, Iberdrola will export green ammonia to the Netherlands through the planned ACE import terminal at the Port of Rotterdam and transport it as green hydrogen via the Dutch national hydrogen network of Hynetwork Services to European customers.

Germany Welcomes Construction of Hydrogen-Ready Pipeline with Italy

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said on Thursday he is pleased that Italy and Germany have agreed to push ahead with work on the construction of a new pipeline to transport gas and hydrogen between the countries. "Strengthened cooperation on diversifying energy supply is very important for me. Expanding supply networks in Europe will benefit us all and certainly increase energy security," Scholz said during a press conference with Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni.

Plug supplies 8MW of Hydrogen fuel cells to energy vault to displace diesel generators in California wine country

Plug Fuel Cells Will Displace Diesel Generators to Power Microgrid During Wildfires and Other Emergencies in California Wine Country

Fluxys starts building a new natural gas and hydrogen pipeline in the presence of Prime Minister De Croo and Energy Minister Van der Straeten

Infrastructure partner Fluxys Belgium started today, in the presence of Prime Minister Alexander De Croo and Federal Minister of Energy Tinne Van der Straeten, the construction of the first dual-purpose pipeline. Initially this pipeline between Zeebrugge and Brussels will greatly increase the capacity for the security of supply of Belgium and neighbouring countries.

Enagás becomes industrial partner and co-shareholder of Hanseatic Energy Hub in Stade

Joint goal: securing security of supply and driving forward decarbonisation in Germany Terminal operation planned for 2027 ammonia-ready The final investment decision is expected to be made by HEH´s shareholders throughout 2023 Spanish Transmission System Operator contributes with its global experience in CO2-neutral operation of LNG terminals

Vortex Energy Completes Seismic Interpretation

Vortex Energy Corp. (CSE: VRTX | OTC: VTECF | FRA: AA3) (“Vortex” or the “Company“) along with its contracted consultant partners, RESPEC Consulting Inc. (“RESPEC”) and Hill Geophysical Consulting (“Hill Geophysical”), completed a 2D seismic interpretation on the Robinsons River Salt Project (the “Project”), Newfoundland, Canada locating at least two salt structures prospective for halite exploration, the mineral form of sodium chloride or road salt.

Plug Power makes major strategic move into Finland's Green Hydrogen economy with its proven PEM electrolyser and Liquefaction technology

Plug plans to develop three green hydrogen production plants in Finland for European markets, working with multiple financial and industrial partners

Keppel intensifies efforts in the development of green hydrogen and ammonia production for use in Australia and export to Asia

Joined the Central Queensland hydrogen (CQ-H2) project consortium to develop one of the largest green hydrogen projects in Australia Signed MOU with Incitec Pivot Limited to further the development of a green ammonia production facility in Australia

Constellation Sets Industry Record for Blending Hydrogen with Natural Gas to Further Reduce Emissions

Test confirms hydrogen’s potential to meet nation’s climate goals by reducing carbon emissions from existing natural gas-fired power plants

ABB signs alliance agreement with Bair Energy aiming to develop major green hydrogen complex in Texas

Bair Energy selects ABB to join its Green Hydrogen and Technology Alliance as automation, electrification and digitalization expert Alliance supports development of 1 GW liquified hydrogen facility, set to produce up to 132,000 kg of green hydrogen per day by 2028 Collaboration aims to achieve low-cost hydrogen production and support sustainable transport with a clean fuel source

Carlton Power & Schroders Greencoat establish joint venture to develop Green Hydrogen project portfolio in UK

Carlton Power, the UK independent energy infrastructure development company, and Schroders Greencoat LLP (“Schroders Greencoat”), the specialist investment manager dedicated to the renewable energy infrastructure sector, announce a partnership to roll-out the construction and operation of green hydrogen production schemes in the UK.

Plug lands three electrolyzer deals for European Green Hydrogen Projects in hard to decarbonize industries

Plug will deliver 5MW containerized electrolyzer modules for first-ever use of industrial-scale green hydrogen in glass manufacturing, aluminum recycling, and steel manufacturing processes

Dominion Energy Ohio Starts Hydrogen Blending Pilot

Dominion Energy Ohio (DEO) held a ribbon cutting on May 19th, to signify the launch of its hydrogen blending pilot in Boston Heights, Ohio. The start of the pilot is part of Dominion Energy’s vision to become the most sustainable energy company in America. This is the second of three pilots taking place companywide. The other two are in North Carolina and Utah.

Masdar and Airbus sign agreement to support development and growth of global sustainable aviation fuel market

Use of sustainable aviation fuel estimated to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by up to 95 percent compared to existing jet fuel

Sweco selected as engineering partner for 70 km hydrogen pipeline in Belgium

The infrastructure company Fluxys Belgium is preparing its pipeline network for transporting hydrogen and CO2. Sweco has been awarded the assignment to conduct a feasibility study and preliminary research into several hydrogen routes in Ghent and Antwerp.

Wood and SGN accelerate UK hydrogen plans

Wood is working with gas distribution company, SGN, to accelerate plans for key hydrogen transmission infrastructure in Scotland and southern England that supports the UK’s commitment to Net Zero by 2050.