Daily Archives: July 6, 2021

Shell opens Europe’s largest electrolyser in Germany

Shell has opened a 10MW hydrogen electrolysis plant – believed to be Europe’s biggest – near Cologne, Germany, in the same week that Centrica revealed that it would like to convert its Rough natural gas storage facility for hydrogen by 2026. Pictured: The ‘Refhyne’ project. Image: Shell The Shell plant …

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Rail Calls for Hydrogen Train Fleet Commitment

Ahead of the forthcoming Government Hydrogen Strategy, the Railway Industry Association – the voice of the UK rail supply community – has published a briefing highlighting the role hydrogen can play on the rail network, and is calling for the Government to commit to train fleet orders. It sets out how …

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The Future of Producing Green Hydrogen with Wind

Hydrogen fuel cells are a green, carbon-free method of producing electricity. The way in which companies obtain hydrogen, however, is not. Current methods of hydrogen extraction are reliant on fossil fuels, emitting high levels of CO2. Renewable energy company Siemens Gamesa believes this dilemma can be solved by 2030 by reducing the …

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South African’ Zip’ helping Hydrogen down Cost Curve

 South Africa is part of a crucial international project aimed at taking key hydrogen technology down the cost curve and lowering the energy it requires to facilitate catalytic reactions. The focus of the SherLOHCk project, which is funded by the European Union under the Horizon 2020 framework, is liquid organic hydrogen …

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Japan – Recent regulatory developments in H2 Energy

In his 26 October 2020 policy speech, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga announced that Japan will aim for carbon neutrality and substantially zero CO2 emissions by 2050. Thereafter, domestic discussions regarding promoting the use of hydrogen energy intensified. An example of this is the Green Growth Strategy Aiming for Carbon Neutrality by …

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