Hydrogen

Great Lakes Clean Hydrogen Partnership

Energy Harbor Corp. announced today they are joining forces with the University of Toledo, major industrial companies in the region, several DOE national laboratories and others to form a new industry-led coalition, Great Lakes Clean Hydrogen (GLCH), to transition the Midwest into a leading low-carbon fuel production center, attracting major investment, new businesses and job creation.

Carlton Power plans to build Devon & Cornwall's first low carbon green hydrogen hub

Carlton Power, one of the UK’s most experienced energy infrastructure development companies and the company who originated and developed the Langage gas-fired power station and the Langage solar farm (located eight miles east of Plymouth, Devon) has chosen to build its third green hydrogen hub in the UK on land within the Langage Energy Park. The 10MW hydrogen hub project, the first of its kind in Devon and Cornwall, will provide local companies - for example energy intensive industries or those with transport fleets – with easy access to hydrogen fuel. Hydrogen is expected to play a major role over the next 20-30 years in reducing the UK’s CO₂ emissions, helping the country’s journey towards Net Zero and the West Country’s own efforts to decarbonise.

QatarEnergy Renewable Solutions and QAFCO launch the world's largets blue ammonia facility

QatarEnergy’s affiliates, QatarEnergy Renewable Solutions and Qatar Fertiliser Company (QAFCO) signed agreements today for the construction of the Ammonia-7 Project, the industry’s first world-scale and largest Blue Ammonia project. QatarEnergy Renewable Solutions (owned 100% by QatarEnergy) and QAFCO (owned 100% by QatarEnergy’s subsidiary, Industries Qatar which is listed on the Qatar Stock Exchange), have joined hands to establish the Ammonia-7 Project, which will have a capacity of 1.2 million tons per annum (MTPA) of Blue Ammonia, making it the world’s largest such facility. With a targeted start-up date of Q1 2026, the new plant will be located in Mesaieed Industrial City (MIC) and will be operated by QAFCO as part of its integrated facilities.

Large-Scale Green Hydrogen for the UK: Air Products and Associated British Ports Partner on Renewable Hydrogen Production

Air Products and Associated British Ports (ABP) announced their intention to partner in bringing the first large scale, green hydrogen production facility to the UK. The facility would import green ammonia from production locations operated by Air Products and its partners around the world. This would be used to produce green hydrogen, which would decarbonise hard-to-abate sectors such as transport and industry.

Hyphen Hydrogen Energy Progresses Its Planned US$10 bn Namibian Green Hydrogen Project

Hyphen Hydrogen Energy (Hyphen) is making positive progress on its discussions with the Namibian Government as it moves towards signature of the Implementation Agreement before the end of the year for its planned US$10 bn Namibian green hydrogen project. Material progress has been made since Hyphen’s last announcement at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in May this year, when it laid out an ambitious timeline to realise this transformative project.

Essar reaches new milestone in transition to low carbon operations

Essar Oil UK has achieved a new milestone in its ongoing transition to low carbon operations, following the UK Government’s decision to shortlist the construction of a new hydrogen project and separate carbon capture project at its site in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire.

Carlton Power establishes partnership to develop hydrogen project in Barrow-in-Furness

A new private-public sector partnership has been established to build Cumbria’s first low-carbon hydrogen hub to provide local businesses - for example energy intensive industries or those with transport fleets – with easy access to hydrogen fuel. Hydrogen is expected to play a major role over the next 20-30 years in reducing the UK’s CO₂ emissions, helping the country’s journey towards Net Zero. The proposed 35MW commercial hydrogen hub, located on industrial-zoned land in Barrow-in-Furness - is being brought forward following the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding between Carlton Power, one of the UK’s most experienced energy infrastructure development companies and local stakeholders, comprising the Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership, Barrow Borough Council, Cadent and Electricity North West.

NFE enters agreement with Plug Power for 120 MW green hydrogen plant on Gulf Coast

New Fortress Energy Inc. announced today that it has entered an agreement with Plug Power Inc., a leading provider of turnkey hydrogen solutions for the global green hydrogen economy, for a 120 megawatt industrial-scale green hydrogen plant near Beaumont, Texas.

Southern Rock Energy Partners Proposes $5.6 Billion Dollar Refinery in Texas

Prairie Energy Partners, a subsidiary of Southern Rock Energy Partners LLC of Texas, has proposed a $5.6 billion-dollar new build refinery to be placed near Victoria, Texas. This site would have an eventual capacity of 250,000 barrels per day.

ScottishPower vision for Green Hydrogen fuels hub at Port of Felixstowe

ScottishPower, with Hutchison Ports, is exploring the opportunity to develop, build and operate a multi-hundred MW green hydrogen production facility at the Port of Felixstowe – with the potential to decarbonise industry and transportation in the region. Both companies have set out their vision to help create a greener port, which could provide clean fuel for customers at Britain’s busiest container port.

Heliogen And Dimensional Energy Announce First-Of-Its-Kind Collaboration To Produce Carbon-Free Sustainable Aviation Fuel From Concentrated Sunlight And Green Hydrogen

Heliogen, Inc., a leading provider of AI-enabled concentrated solar energy technology, today announced it has entered into a letter of intent (LOI) with Dimensional Energy, a sustainable fuels company, to jointly produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at Heliogen’s concentrated solar thermal demonstration facility in Lancaster, Calif. This first-of-its-kind collaboration aims to create a reserve of jet fuel created from sunlight and air to enable the rapid decarbonization of the aviation industry.

Shell and Shenergy form joint venture to develop hydrogen refuelling network in China

Shell (China) Limited and Shanghai Shenergy Innovation and Development Co., Ltd., an affiliate of Shenergy (Group) Co., Ltd., have signed an agreement to form a joint venture, namely Shanghai Shenergy and Shell New Energy Company Limited. Through the new joint venture, the two parties will invest to build a network of hydrogen refuelling stations in Shanghai, Shell’s first hydrogen refuelling network in Asia.

Iberdrola and bp to collaborate to accelerate EV charging infrastructure and green hydrogen production

Iberdrola and bp today announced their intention to form a strategic collaboration aiming to help accelerate the energy transition. Together, the companies intend to collaborate to significantly expand fast EV public charging infrastructure to support the adoption of electric vehicles, as well as to develop large scale green hydrogen production hubs in Spain, Portugal and the UK.

Funding decision for hydrogen pilot project in Krummhoern natural gas storage facility received

Uniper Energy Storage will test the construction and operation of a new salt cavern specifically built for hydrogen storage on a large scale and in a real-world environment at the natural gas storage facility in Krummhoern, Northern Germany, which has not been used commercially since 2017. For this purpose, a new pilot cavern will be sol-technically constructed using an existing well. During the trial operation, equipment and materials will be examined for hydrogen compatibility, and experience will be gained in the storage of exclusively green hydrogen in a salt cavern and its delivery and further use.

Unigel installs the first industrial-scale green hydrogen production site in Brazil using thyssenkrupp nucera technology

Unigel installs the first industrial scale green hydrogen plant in Brazil. The company, which is one of the largest chemical companies in Latin America and the largest manufacturer of nitrogen fertilizers in Brazil, invests a total of US$ 120 million in the development of the production site for green hydrogen. Unigel relies on the world-leading technology of thyssenkrupp nucera.

Large-volume electrolysis plant is to be built in Burgenland

The largest electrolyser in Austria to date will be built in Burgenland. When fully expanded, 40,000 tons of green hydrogen will be produced from 300 MW of wind and solar energy . This makes the project – initiated by Burgenland Energie together with VERBUND and partners – one of the largest hydrogen projects, even in a European comparison. In a joint press conference, Climate Protection Minister Leonore Gewessler, Governor Hans Peter Doskozil, VERBUND CEO Michael Strugl and Burgendland Energie CEO Stephan Sharma presented the joint plans. Green hydrogen is an important step towards energy independence and climate neutrality, as is unanimously emphasized.

European Commission approves up to EUR 5.4 billion of public support by fifteen Member States for the hydrogen technology value chain

The Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, an Important Project of Common European Interest (‘IPCEI') to support research and innovation and first industrial deployment in the hydrogen technology value chain. The project, called “IPCEI Hy2Tech” was jointly prepared and notified by fifteen Member States: Austria, Belgium, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia and Spain.

Buckeye Partners completes Bear Head Clean Energy acquisition

Buckeye Partners, L.P. (Buckeye) today announced that it closed on the previously announced acquisition of Bear Head Energy, Inc. (Bear Head), which is developing a large-scale green hydrogen and ammonia production, storage and export project in Point Tupper, Nova Scotia with hydrogen electrolyzer capacity of over two gigawatts.

HyCC launches 500-megawatt hydrogen project in the port of Amsterdam

Hydrogen company HyCC has launched Project H2era to construct a 500-megawatt green hydrogen plant in the Amsterdam port area. The project, launched in cooperation with the Port of Amsterdam, is a major step forward in the development of the regional hydrogen economy to help decarbonize industry and mobility.

Air Products and VPI Sign Joint Development Agreement for Large-scale, Low-carbon Hydrogen Production in Humber

Air Products, the world’s largest hydrogen producer, and power generator VPI, are pleased to announce the signing of a joint development agreement to drive forward the “Humber Hydrogen Hub” or “H3”, which seeks to develop a flagship 800MW low-carbon hydrogen production facility in Immingham, UK. The majority of hydrogen produced would be used to decarbonise VPI Immingham’s existing power production.

bp and thyssenkrupp Steel work together to advance the decarbonisation of steel production

bp and thyssenkrupp Steel today announced they have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) focused on the development of long-term supply of low carbon hydrogen and renewable power in steel production, helping accelerate the steel industry’s wider energy transition.

HIF Global begins approval process for its first carbon neutral eFuels manufacturing facility in Australia

HIF Global, the world’s leading eFuels company, announced today that it has begun the development of Australia’s first large-scale, carbon-neutral eFuels production facility in Tasmania. HIF Asia Pacific, a wholly owned subsidiary of HIF Global, filed a Notice of Intent (NoI) with the Tasmanian Environment Protection Authority (EPA) seeking approval for the facility, which will be located in north-west Tasmania.

NTPC REL and GACL to collaborate in Renewable Energy and synthesizing Green Chemicals

n order to realize green energy and green hydrogen objectives and the GOI’s efforts towards carbon-neutrality economy, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between NTPC RE Limited (NTPC REL) and Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Limited (GACL) on 6th July’2022 at New Delhi. The MoU was signed by Shri Harshad R Patel, IAS, Managing Director, GACL and Shri Mohit Bhargava, Chief Executive Officer, NTPC REL.

Fortescue Future Industries partners with Government of the Republic of Djibouti on green hydrogen

Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) is partnering with the Government of the Republic of Djibouti to conduct studies with a view to developing green hydrogen production.

Shell to start building Europe’s largest renewable hydrogen plant

Shell Nederland B.V. and Shell Overseas Investments B.V., subsidiaries of Shell plc, have taken the final investment decision to build Holland Hydrogen I, which will be Europe’s largest renewable hydrogen plant once operational in 2025.

First Hydrogen applies to Net Zero Fund for two green hydrogen production sites

Energy and automotive brand, First Hydrogen, is pleased to announce it has has submitted two Green Hydrogen production projects for the initial round of funding through the UK Government’s Net Zero Hydrogen Fund (NZHF) Strand 1 program. The program is funded by the Ministry of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) for £240 million. The NZHF is part of the UK Government’s initiatives to promote the production of home-grown green hydrogen and is a means to achieving the ambitious 10 GW of domestic production by 2030, of which ‘at least’ 5GW will need to be from electrolytic sources.

Rolls-Royce to develop mtu hydrogen electrolyzer and invest in Hoeller Electrolyzer

Rolls-Royce is entering the hydrogen production market and acquiring a 54% majority stake in electrolysis stack specialist Hoeller Electrolyzer, whose innovative technology will form the basis of a new range of mtu electrolyzer products from its Power Systems division. Hoeller Electrolyzer, based in Wismar, Germany, is an early-stage technology company that is developing highly efficient polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) stacks, under the brand name Prometheus, for the cost-effective production of hydrogen.

INEOS in Köln receives state funding for Green Hydrogen feasibility study

The state government of North Rhine-Westphalia has confirmed EUR 770,000 funding to support a feasibility study for the construction of a 100-megawatt water electrolysis plant for the production of green hydrogen at the INEOS site in Köln/Dormagen. INEOS plans to build and operate a new green hydrogen plant at the site, as part of its EUR 2 billion Euro package of green hydrogen projects across Europe announced in October last year. The project at the Köln site alone could lead to a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions of over 100,000 tonnes per year.

Gasunie starts construction of national hydrogen network in the Netherlands

Dutch Minister for Climate and Energy Rob Jetten announced new plans for the construction of a national transport network for hydrogen. Gasunie will develop the hydrogen network in the Netherlands in the coming years, after which it will assume the role of TSO (Transmission System Operator). Gasunie will also play an important role in the storage and import of hydrogen. Due to the expected growth in offshore hydrogen production in the North Sea, Minister Jetten will investigate whether Gasunie can also fulfill the role of grid operator at sea. These new plans are a major step in the development of a more sustainable energy system in the Netherlands.

GKN Hydrogen, SoCalGas and the NREL agree to collaborate on the launch of an innovative hydrogen storage solution project

GKN Hydrogen and Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today announced the companies will work with the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) on an innovative green hydrogen storage solution. GKN Hydrogen’s HY2MEGA can enable safe, long duration clean energy storage without the need for compression. At scale, this combined technology could provide resilient power in case of widespread outages. It also highlights the technologies needed to reach carbon neutrality and accelerate clean fuel initiatives.