Monthly Archives: January 2021

Hydrogen trucks get a boost

General Motors Co. has agreed to supply its hydrogen fuel-cell system to Navistar International Corp. as the semi-truck maker rolls out plans to build a zero-emission long-haul freight business starting in 2024. The move is sure to have a ripple effect on competitors including startup Nikola Corp., which also has an agreement …

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Hiringa Energy, New Plymouth District Council, and Venture Taranaki

Taranaki can take advantage of the move to a low-emissions economy with the development of the hydrogen industry, a new report finds. The H2 Taranaki Roadmap, released today, looks at the potential for Taranaki to leverage its existing skills and infrastructure to become a global leader in hydrogen production and utilisation. “New …

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Hydrogen to fuel F1’s future?

By Jonathan Noble Discussions about which direction Formula 1 should go with its engines over the longer term has tended to focus on two clear options. On the one side, there is committing to hybrids (an internal combustion engine with extra battery power) allied to greater advances in more sustainable fuel. …

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Toyota cranks up development of fuel-cell vehicles

 Toyota Motor Corp. and its group companies are stepping up efforts to develop auto parts for hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles and expand their market amid a global shift to eco-friendly cars that do not emit carbon dioxide. The largest automaker in Japan last month released its second-generation hydrogen-powered Mirai sedan, meaning …

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Spain eyes Green hydrogen, dubbed, ‘oil of the future’

 Spain is interested in exploring the UAE’s expertise in the production of offshore green hydrogen, which is dubbed as ‘the oil of the future’ that can heavily help reduce carbon emissions, according to a top Spanish official. In an exclusive interview with Emirates News Agency (WAM), Teresa Ribera, Deputy Prime …

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Tasmanian Government’s support for H2 project

Woodside Energy Ltd has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the State of Tasmania that outlines the Tasmanian Government’s support for the proposed H2TAS project, a renewable hydrogen production facility at Bell Bay that capitalises on the State’s advantage in green energy. In parallel with the MOU, Woodside has …

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Johnson Matthey announces manufacture of key components in Green Hydrogen

25-01-2021   Johnson Matthey (JM), a global leader in sustainable technologies, has taken the next major step in its plans to commercialise technologies to enable production of zero carbon ‘green’ hydrogen, announcing new manufacturing capacity for the production of catalyst coated membranes. This capacity is co-located with JM’s cutting edge …

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