Daily Archives: June 28, 2021

Australian Energy Company signs deal on Hydrogen

Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) and Tasmanian Ports Corporation (TasPorts) have signed an option agreement for the construction of a 250 megawatt (MW) green hydrogen plant in Bell Bay, Northern Tasmania. The contract will enable FFI to “exclusively negotiate” all land and operating access requirements with TasPorts, according to a statement.The planned …

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Toyota Trials Converting Petrol Engine to burn Hydrogen

Toyota is evaluating the feasibility of running conventional combustion engines on hydrogen as a zero-carbon alternative to electric vehicles (EV). When hydrogen burns it produces steam and no CO2 is generated. As part of the project the car manufacturer debuted a hydrogen-combustion-powered car in a 24-hour endurance race in Japan. The …

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£4.5m Hydrogen project to decarbonised Waterway

UK’s Pembrokeshire County Council has announced a collaborative £4.5 million project, called Milford Haven: Energy Kingdom (MH:EK) exploring the vital role hydrogen could play in a decarbonized energy future. It is a two-year ‘detailed design’ project, exploring what a renewable energy based smart local energy system could look like for …

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India’s solar industry – Huge Bet on Beating China

Reliance Industries, the Indian conglomerate with major stakes in everything from oil refining to telecommunications, will invest the equivalent of $10 billion over the next three years in facilities to manufacture clean energy hardware, chairman Mukesh Ambani said on June 24 at the company’s annual general meeting. The investment is aimed at …

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Rotterdam Sees Potential to Import H2 from Iceland

Iceland’s national electrical utility, Landsvirkjun, has partnered with the Port of Rotterdam to study the manufacture and export of green hydrogen from the energy-rich island nation to customers in Northern Europe. The early results suggest that the project could be technically feasible, financially viable and environmentally beneficial, the partners say. …

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