Daily Archives: June 3, 2021

Hydrogen Buses and Trucks – future for Transportation

Hydrogen fuel is the future, it has been for quite some time. In 1874, science fiction author Jules Verne set out a prescient vision of hydrogen as an inexhaustible source of energy that has inspired governments and entrepreneurs ever since. During the oil crisis in the 1970’s, hydrogen resurfaced once …

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Hydrogen Fuel Cars – to take over the UK’s roads?

Last weekend, at Japan’s Fuji 24 Hours full-day race, Toyota unveiled its new hydrogen fuel Corolla Sport race cars. One was driven in part by the company’s own CEO. The 1.6-litre inline 3-cylinder engine car managed to lap 358 rounds at an average speed of 67km/h, which was only half …

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German Gov’t funds Hydrogen Projects 8 Billion Euros

BERLIN, May 28 (Xinhua) — As part of a large European hydrogen alliance, 62 large-scale hydrogen projects in Germany would receive public funds of more than 8 billion euros (9.8 billion U.S. dollars), the Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) and Ministry of Transport (BMVI) announced on Friday. The …

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US Phillips 66 – UK Government H2 Grant of £500,000

The UK government is subsidizing a shift towards hydrogen-powered operations at two of the country’s oil refineries, with £7.7mn ($10.9mn) in environmental grants. The bulk of the funding is going to Essar Oil UK, which runs the 204,000 b/d Stanlow refinery in northwest England. It has received £7.2mn to covers …

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Island in Russia’s East Launches Zero Emissions Project

Sakhalin Island, the size of Ireland, sets an ambitious goal to transition to a low-carbon economy by 2025. In Russia’s far east Sakhalin Island, an experiment is underway this year to transition to a zero-carbon economy as part of the country’s effort to achieve net-zero emissions by 2025. This is …

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Oregon Explores Opportunities – for H2 – Hydrogen

On 19 May 2021, Governor Kate Brown signed Senate Bill 333 into law, which directs the Oregon Department of Energy to study the potential for the development of renewable hydrogen production and use in Oregon. The results of the study are due to the Legislature by 15 September 2022. Under …

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Catching up with the ‘Sea Change,’ USA’s, Zero e-Ferry

Alternative energy sources promising reduced or net-zero carbon emissions increase in popularity, one old technology is enabling SWITCH Maritime LLC’s (SW/TCH) Water-Go-Round project to accomplish something new in the U.S. — the first-ever commercial hydrogen fuel cell, zero-emission e-ferry called Sea Change. Once built, the 70’ 84-passenger e-ferry will give passengers in the San …

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Austrian Supermarket orders 70 – H2 Trucks from Hyzon

Hyzon Motors is to supply up to 70 hydrogen fuel cell-powered heavy duty trucks to Austrian supermarket chain MPREIS, the US manufacturer said June 2. MPREIS is building its own electrolysis facility near Innsbruck using Austrian hydropower to produce renewable hydrogen. It is also building a network of hydrogen refueling …

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AEG secures Haurup Hydrogen Power Contract

H-TEC SYSTEMS has chosen AEG Power Solutions power package solution for the hydrogen production plant built at Haurup in Schleswig-Holstein by the renewable energy company Energie des Nordens (EdN). The project was implemented to optimize local wind energy production.  A lot of excess wind power is generated at this grid …

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