Hydrogen

CEFC, Octopus Australia and Hostplus power green makeover with Gippsland clean energy park

A joint venture between the CEFC and Octopus Australia to develop renewable energy assets has attracted the might of leading superannuation fund Hostplus to deliver a large-scale clean energy park in Gippsland that will accelerate the region’s transition to a clean, green future.

Bruce Power Net Zero Inc. exploring nuclear’s role in hydrogen production to help Ontario meet emissions targets

Bruce Power Net Zero Inc. (BPNZ) is exploring the potential for carbon-free nuclear technology to advance opportunities to market and mass-produce hydrogen to help Ontario and Canada meet climate change targets.

New green hydrogen project by EDF Renewables UK and Hynamics comes to Teesside

EDF Renewables UK and Hynamics, a subsidiary of EDF Group specialising in hydrogen, are announcing plans to invest significantly in their Teesside operation, supporting local and national government aspirations to regenerate Tees Valley by investing in decarbonisation.

Keyera and Shell sign agreement to advance clean energy

Building on Keyera's efforts to advance sustainable energy solutions for its own business and that of customers, Keyera Corp. and Shell Canada Limited have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate on potential low-carbon projects in Alberta's Industrial Heartland. This collaboration would leverage existing assets, adjacent lands, and strong leadership to support industry's journey to a lower-carbon future and attract new investment opportunities to the region.

Centrica supports National Grid project to explore green hydrogen injection

Centrica is set to support National Grid to establish methods for injecting green hydrogen into the National Transmission System (NTS). To meet the net zero targets set by the UK government, the UK gas networks need to decarbonise. National Grid, alongside CNG Services, Element Energy and Centrica, have been granted £114,652 for a discovery phase project as part of Ofgem’s Strategic Innovation Fund (SIF) competition.

Pertamina, PT Pupuk Indonesia, and Mitsubishi Corporation Agree to Develop Blue/Green Hydrogen and Ammonia Business

PT Pertamina (Persero), PT Pupuk Indonesia (Persero), and Mitsubishi Corporation agreed to develop the Green Hydrogen and Green Ammonia Value Chain and Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage (CCUS) businesses. This agreement aligns with the government's target of reducing emissions by 29% by 2030.

TES initiates the ‘fast-tracking’ of its Green Gas terminal, ‘part of the Green Hydrogen Hub’ in Wilhelmshaven to secure alternative and sustainable energy for Germany

Tree Energy Solutions (TES) is initiating the acceleration of its announced plans to develop the German port of Wilhelmshaven into a world-scale hub for importing Green Gas. The fast-tracking will provide for alternative energy security for Germany and Europe whilst accelerating the growth of Green Gas imports over time. With Green Hydrogen at its core, the Wilhelmshaven green gas terminal is sustainable, carbon-neutral, and transitional, meeting the German’s government short term and long term energy requirements.

ExxonMobil planning hydrogen production, carbon capture and storage at Baytown complex

ExxonMobil said today it is planning a hydrogen production plant and one of the world’s largest carbon capture and storage projects at its integrated refining and petrochemical site at Baytown, Texas, supporting efforts to reduce emissions from company operations and local industry.

Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company and DNV sign MOU to develop strategies to decarbonize Egypt’s petroleum sector

Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) and DNV signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to develop a supporting hub to evaluate the technical and economic feasibility of decarbonizing the Egyptian Petroleum sector.

Chevron, Iwatani Announce Agreement to Build 30 Hydrogen Fueling Stations in California

Chevron U.S.A. Inc. (Chevron), a subsidiary of Chevron Corporation, and Iwatani Corporation of America (ICA), a wholly owned subsidiary company of Iwatani Corporation, today announced an agreement to co-develop and construct 30 hydrogen fueling sites in California by 2026.

Airbus and CFM International to pioneer hydrogen combustion technology

Airbus has signed a partnership agreement with CFM International, a 50/50 joint company between GE and Safran Aircraft Engines, to collaborate on a hydrogen demonstration programme that will take flight around the middle of this decade.

HyDeal España, the world's largest integrated renewable and competitive hydrogen hub

HyDeal España is the first industrial implementation of the HyDeal Ambition platform, which was recently ranked by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) as the largest giga-scale renewable hydrogen project globally

SoCalGas Proposes to Develop United States’ Largest Green Hydrogen Energy Infrastructure System to Help Decarbonize LA Basin and Accelerate California’s Climate Goals

Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today announced its proposal to develop what would be the nation’s largest green hydrogen energy infrastructure system (the Angeles Link) to deliver clean, reliable renewable energy to the Los Angeles region. As proposed, the Angeles Link would support the integration of more renewable electricity resources like solar and wind and would significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from electric generation, industrial processes, heavy-duty trucks, and other hard-to-electrify sectors of the Southern California economy. The proposed Angeles Link would also significantly decrease demand for natural gas, diesel, and other fossil fuels in the LA Basin, helping accelerate California’s and the region’s climate and clean air goals

Partners shortlisted for world’s largest green hydrogen project in Southland

Four potential development partners have been shortlisted for the Southern Green Hydrogen project, a joint venture between Meridian Energy and Contact Energy to develop the first large-scale green hydrogen plant in Southland. The shortlist comprises: a Japanese consortium of Mitsui & Co., Ltd., one of Japan’s largest trading and investment companies, and ENEOS, one of Japan’s leading integrated energy companies; leading gases and engineering company BOC, a Linde company. Linde is a global leader in the production, processing, storage and distribution of hydrogen; Fortescue Future Industries (FFI), a subsidiary of Australian Fortescue Metals Group, a global green energy company committed to producing zero-carbon green hydrogen from 100 per cent renewable sources; and Woodside Energy Limited, Australia’s leading natural gas producer, committed to providing sustainable energy solutions.

DOE Establishes Bipartisan Infrastructure Law's $9.5 Billion Clean Hydrogen Initiatives

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced two Requests for Information (RFI) to collect feedback from stakeholders to inform the implementation and design of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law’s Regional Hydrogen Hub and the Electrolysis and Clean Hydrogen Manufacturing and Recycling Programs. This request will help accelerate progress, reduce technology cost, and ramp up the use of hydrogen as a clean energy carrier. Clean hydrogen is crucial to DOE’s strategy for achieving President Biden’s goal of a 100% clean electrical grid by 2035 and net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.

RWE and Neptune Energy join forces to accelerate green hydrogen production in Dutch North Sea

H2opZee is a demonstration project which aims at building 300 to 500 megawatts (MW) electrolyzer capacity far out in the Dutch North Sea, in order to produce green hydrogen by using offshore wind. The hydrogen will then be transported to land through an existing pipeline. The pipeline has a capacity of 10 to 12 gigawatts (GW), so it is already suitable for the further roll-out of green hydrogen production to gigawatt scale in the North Sea. The intention is to start the feasibility study in the second quarter 2022. The project is an initiative of TKI Wind op Zee, an initiative supported by the Dutch government that brings people, knowledge and financing together to realize the offshore energy transition.

Octopus Hydrogen and BayWa r.e. announce green hydrogen partnership to accelerate net zero contribution

Octopus Hydrogen and BayWa r.e. have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on innovative green hydrogen production facilities at renewable project sites across the UK. The strategic partnership will see Octopus Hydrogen install electrolysers, compression and mobile hydrogen storage alongside selected BayWa r.e. solar and wind projects.

Air Liquide, Airbus, Incheon Airport and Korean Air partner to prepare the use of hydrogen in the decarbonization of the aviation sector in Korea

Air Liquide, Airbus, Korean Air and Incheon International Airport Corporation signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore the use of hydrogen at Incheon International Airport. More globally, the collaboration will also study the development of a Korean airport infrastructure to support the deployment of hydrogen-powered commercial aircrafts. This partnership reflects a shared ambition to drive the emergence of an innovative aviation sector dedicated to supporting the Korean government's goal of carbon neutrality by 2050.

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.