Hydrogen

Finland accelerates hydrogen economy: Gasgrid establishes a hydrogen transmission company

A national hydrogen network will be established in Finland. On Wednesday 22 June, the Ministerial Committee on Economic Policy supported expanding the group-level mandate of the wholly state-owned Gasgrid Finland Oy to include hydrogen transmission infrastructure and the development of a related hydrogen market in Finland.

Vision unveiled for first of its kind hydrogen cluster in the East of England

Hydrogen is set to play a key part in the government’s policies for delivering Net Zero by 2050. The East of England is taking a central role through a first-of-its-kind hydrogen cluster centred on core electrolyser projects, say hydrogen experts Hydrogen East as they unveil their vision for what it may look like.

Southland hydrogen moves ahead with final partner selection

Two Australian companies, Woodside Energy and Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) have entered final stage negotiations to become lead developer of the world’s largest green hydrogen production facility in Southland.

LG Chem to Produce and Run NCC Plant on Hydrogen

LG Chem announced its plan to produce hydrogen as a key component of its long-term 2050 Net Zero corporate sustainability goal. Aligned with this goal, South Korea’s largest chemical company said it would establish a plant in Daesan, Korea, with the capacity to produce 50,000 tons of hydrogen annually by the second quarter in 2024. This plant will be the first LG Chem site to produce pure hydrogen, apart from those earned as off-gases.

HH2E and MET plan €1bn German green hydrogen project

German green hydrogen developer HH2E and Swiss energy trader MET Group have unveiled a joint proposal to invest c.€1bn (c.$1.03bn) in more than 1GW of electrolyser capacity in the eastern state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern on Germany’s Baltic coast by 2030.

HYBRIT: A unique, underground, fossil-free hydrogen gas storage facility is being inaugurated in Luleå

SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall are inaugurating HYBRIT’s pilot facility for fossil-free hydrogen gas storage at Svartöberget in Luleå, Sweden. The rock cavern storage facility is the first of its kind in the world. The inauguration ceremony marks the start of the two-year test period, which will run until 2024.

bp to lead and operate one of the world's largest renewables and green hydrogen energy hubs based in western Australia

bp today agreed to acquire a 40.5 per cent equity stake in and to become operator of the Asian Renewable Energy Hub (AREH), which has the potential to be one of the largest renewables and green hydrogen hubs in the world.

Lhyfe and Chantiers de l’Atlantique sign a MoU to develop offshore renewable green hydrogen production

Lhyfe, a world pioneer and pure player in renewable green hydrogen and Chantiers de l’Atlantique, one of the world’s leaders on the shipbuilding market for highly complex ships and in offshore engineering, announce today at the Seanergy forum dedicated to renewable offshore energy, that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the development of offshore hydrogen production platforms.

Adani and TotalEnergies to create the world's largest green hydrogen ecosystem

Adani, India's fastest-growing diversified business portfolio, and energy supermajor TotalEnergies of France, have entered into a new partnership to jointly create the world's largest green hydrogen ecosystem. In this strategic alliance, TotalEnergies will acquire 25% minority interest in Adani New Industries Ltd (ANIL) from Adani Enterprises Ltd (AEL).

Airbus and Kansai Airports partner to study the use of hydrogen in the decarbonisation of the aviation sector in Japan

Airbus and Kansai Airports have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore the use of hydrogen at three of the Group’s airports in Japan (Kansai International Airport, Osaka International Airport, and Kobe Airport).

Eni inaugurates the first hydrogen refuelling station in Venice Mestre

Eni inaugurated the new San Giuliano Enistation in Mestre, Venice, in the presence of Venice Mayor Luigi Brugnaro, Eni Energy Evolution Chief Operating Officer Giuseppe Ricci and Toyota Motor Italia CEO Luigi Ksawery Luca. This is the first road mobility station to open to the public in an urban area in Italy where it is also possible to refuel using hydrogen

Air Products Awarded Long-Term Hydrogen and Nitrogen Supply Agreement for Indian Oil Corporation

Air Products, a world leader in industrial gases and large-scale project development, execution and operation, today announced the signing of a long-term supply agreement with Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), India’s flagship national oil company. Air Products will build, own and operate (BOO) a new industrial gases complex supplying hydrogen, nitrogen and steam to IOCL’s Barauni Refinery in Bihar, India.

Plastic to hydrogen facility in West Dunbartonshire approved

Plans for an innovative £20m facility in West Dunbartonshire to turn waste plastic into hydrogen and support the UK’s energy transition to net zero have been approved. West Dunbartonshire Council have given the green light to the plant, the second of its kind in the UK. The plans were lodged by Peel NRE – part of Peel L&P – for the site at Rothesay Dock on the north bank of the River Clyde.

Plug to Build Large-Scale Green Hydrogen Generation Plant in Europe at Port of Antwerp-Bruges

Plug Power Inc., a leading provider of turnkey hydrogen solutions for the global green hydrogen economy, will build a 35-tons-per-day green hydrogen generation plant at Port of Antwerp-Bruges in the heart of Europe.

Masdar agrees to develop 4 GW of clean energy projects in Azerbaijan

Masdar, one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies, has signed implementation agreements with the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to develop clean and renewable energy projects in the country with a combined confirmed capacity of 4,000 megawatts (MW) as an exclusive concession, with the right to develop an additional 6,000 MW as a second phase, bringing the total production capacity of these projects to 10,000 MW – the largest such signing in Azerbaijan’s history.

ACME Group and Govt of Karnataka sign MoU to invest USD 6.7 billion for Green Hydrogen project

BengaluruGurgaon-based leading renewable energy Company ACME Group and the Government of Karnataka signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to invest about Rs 52,000 crore in the State to set up a Green Hydrogen & Green Ammonia project.

CenterPoint Energy launches green hydrogen project in Minnesota

CenterPoint Energy today announced that its green hydrogen project in Minneapolis is operational. The project uses renewable electricity to safely split hydrogen from water, and the zero-carbon hydrogen is then blended at low concentrations with natural gas in the utility's local distribution system.

South Korean companies to build USD 1 billion green hydrogen plant in UAE

Three South Korean companies have signed an agreement to build a USD 1 billion green hydrogen and ammonia production plant in the United Arab Emirates, their UAE partner said on Friday.

Air Liquide Inaugurates in the United States its largest Liquid Hydrogen Production Facility

Air Liquide officially opened its largest liquid hydrogen production and logistics infrastructure facility in North Las Vegas, Nevada. The facility aims to supply the growing needs for hydrogen mobility, but will also allow to provide hydrogen to a wide array of industries while the mobility market continues to mature

Nutrien Announces Intention to Build Clean Ammonia Production Facility

Nutrien Ltd. announced that it is evaluating Geismar, LA as the site to build the world’s largest clean ammonia facility. Building on the company’s expertise in low-carbon ammonia production, clean ammonia will be manufactured using innovative technology to achieve at least a 90 percent reduction in CO2 emissions. The project will proceed to the front-end engineering design (FEED) phase, with a final investment decision expected to follow in 2023. If approved, construction of the approximately US$2 billion facility would begin in 2024 with full production expected by 2027.

Abu Dhabi’s ADNOC and Masdar to join bp’s UK hydrogen projects

p has taken a major step forward in strengthening its strategic partnership with ADNOC and Masdar of Abu Dhabi, bringing international participation to its planned blue and green hydrogen developments in Teesside in the north-east of England.

Sempra Infrastructure Signs Participation Agreement with TotalEnergies, Mitsui, Mitsubishi for Carbon Sequestration Project in Louisiana

Sempra Infrastructure, a subsidiary of Sempra, today announced it has signed a participation agreement with TotalEnergies, Mitsui & Co., Ltd. and Mitsubishi Corporation for the development of the proposed Hackberry Carbon Sequestration (HCS) project in Southwest Louisiana.

Kent wins major contract for Vertex Hydrogen, part of the Hynet NorthWest

HyNet, the UK’s leading industrial decarbonisation cluster was selected by the UK Government as a Track 1 cluster. The project will unlock a low carbon future for North West England and North Wales, producing and distributing low carbon hydrogen to replace the fossil fuels used in industry, transport, and homes, and capture and store carbon dioxide.

Shell Brasil and Porto do Acu announce green hydrogen project

Shell Brasil and Porto do Açu today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the joint development of a pilot plant to generate green hydrogen at the port facilities, located in the northern region of the country. Rio de Janeiro state. The project is a pioneer in Brazil and will work as a research laboratory to develop learning, carry out decarbonization tests and boost this industry in the country.

Winners of £60 million UK government competition to develop hydrogen as the superfuel of the future unveiled

HySupply 2 competition winners to receive government funding for innovation in hydrogen supply. £60 million competition will support innovation in the supply of hydrogen, making new superfuel more viable funding will help position UK as world leader in this emerging industry, boosting long term growth and helping produce more clean, affordable, homegrown energy 28 projects in all 4 nations of the UK to receive share of funding – powering forward an industry expected to create around 12,000 jobs

bp and Linde plan major CCS project to advance decarbonization efforts across Texas Gulf Coast

bp and Linde today announced plans to advance a major carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in Texas that will enable low carbon hydrogen production at Linde’s existing facilities. The development will also support the storage of carbon dioxide (CO2) captured from other industrial facilities – paving the way for large-scale decarbonization of the Texas Gulf Coast industrial corridor.

GAIL awards contract to set up one of India’s largest PEM based Green Hydrogen project

In line with the National Hydrogen Mission, GAIL (India) Limited has awarded a contract to set up one of the largest Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) Electrolyser in India. The project would be installed at GAIL’s Vijaipur Complex, in Guna District of Madhya Pradesh, and would be based on renewable power.

Fortescue Future Industries announces plan to investigate repurposing coal infrastructure for green hydrogen production in North America

Global green energy company Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) today announced it will evaluate the feasibility of converting the former Centralia coal mine into a green hydrogen production facility after entering into a binding exclusivity agreement with the Industrial Park at TransAlta (IPAT) in Washington, United States.

King inaugurates Iberdrola's green hydrogen plant in Puertollano

His Majesty King Felipe VI, accompanied by the President of the Regional Government of Castilla-La Mancha, Emiliano García-Page, and the Chairman of Iberdrola, Ignacio Galán, today inaugurated the company's green hydrogen plant in Puertollano (Ciudad Real). It is the largest facility of its kind for industrial use in Europe, and is also the largest plant currently operating in the world.

ENGIE, OCI and EEW announce their partnership on the HyNetherlands project in the Netherlands

ENGIE, OCI, Europe's leading producer of methanol, and EEW, a leading company in the production of electricity and heat from waste-to-energy, announced on May 9, 2022 their collaboration on the HyNetherlands (HyNL) project, in the north of the Netherlands (province of Groningen).