Monthly Archives: August 2021

Turkey’s Hydrogen Energy Strategies

According to the roadmap announced in the World Energy Transition Outlook Report of the International Renewable Energy Agency, demand for electricity generated from hydrogen is expected to reach 21,000 terawatt-hours per year by 2050. However, even though decisive factors are driving the global expansion of hydrogen production and renewable energies …

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India’s National ‘Hydrogen Mission’

National Hydrogen Mission aims to cut down carbon emissions and increase the use of renewable sources of energy while aligning India’s efforts with global best practices in technology, policy and regulation. The Government of India has allotted Rs 25 crore in the Union Budget 2021–22 for the research and development …

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Russia Drafts Hydrogen Development Plan

Russia plans to emerge as an exporter of hydrogen within the space of a few years and supply as much as 12mn tonnes per year (tpy) of the fuel by 2035, under a draft development plan approved in August. The country is eager to carve out a role for itself …

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Rio Tinto studies H2 production with Japan’s Sumitomo

Australian global mining giant Rio Tinto has partnered with Sumitomo, a Japanese energy company, to explore hydrogen production and use at its Yarwun alumina refinery in Gladstone, Australia. Sumitomo has been conducting a study on hydrogen production in Gladstone and, with the letter of intent signed with Rio Tinto, will …

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Belgians convert excavator to dual-fuel Hydrogen Power

A machinery dealer and a hydrogen power specialist have joined forces in Belgium to produce what they claim is the world’s first hydrogen-powered dual fuel excavator. Jos Luyckx and Roy Campe with the dual fuel Hitachi ZX350LC-7 excavator Belgian hydrogen power specialist CMB.Tech has converted a 37-tonne Hitachi ZX350LC-7 excavator to a …

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Second Genration Double Decker Buses for Liverpool

NFI Group Inc, a leading independent bus and coach manufacturer and a leader in mobility solutions, today announced that NFI subsidiary Alexander Dennis Limited (“ADL”) has been selected by the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority as supplier for 20 zero-emission hydrogen double deck buses following a competitive tendering process. This …

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Ukraine Could Move From Gas Transit to H2 Exporter

The completion of the Nord Stream 2 Baltic Sea pipeline and the ambitious climate goals of the European Union offer Ukraine an opportunity to reduce its energy dependence on Russia, says Oliver Rolofs.  Is Nord Stream 2 really a threat to Ukraine or rather a splendid opportunity? A big question …

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Hydrogen to Produce A Third of UK Energy By 2050?

Brits could face higher energy bills to fund plans for hydrogen to produce up to a third of the UK’s energy by 2050. Boris Johnson today unveiled his Hydrogen Strategy, which aims to support 9,000 UK jobs and £4billion worth of investment in the green economy by 2030. But subsidies appear …

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Heating Homes With Hydrogen – Not A Foregone Conclusion

The Dutch government has great ambitions for hydrogen. The National Hydrogen Program demonstrates that the government wants to go all-out for hydrogen as the energy system of the future. But how are our hydrogen society and economy faring? In the summer series The ‘The Netherlands, Hydrogen Land’, we discuss the …

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MOU Signed – H2 Shipping from Australia to South-East Asia

Global Energy Ventures Ltd (ASX:GEV) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Province Resources Ltd and Total Eren to support a technical and commercial feasibility study on the export of green hydrogen from the HyEnergy Project. Under the terms of the MoU, GEV will undertake a feasibility study to evaluate …

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