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Japanese Tech – to Slash Green Hydrogen Costs

Japanese energy company Eneos and plant engineer Chiyoda will build a facility that manufactures hydrogen without carbon dioxide emissions at one-third the current cost, a breakthrough in the nation’s push toward decarbonization. The plant will use a proprietary electrolysis technology to significantly lower necessary investment, with the aim of bringing …

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Virtual Summit on Green H2 among BRICS Nations

Starting today, India is organizing a two-day virtual summit (June 22, 2021 to June 23, 2021) on green hydrogen initiatives involving the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) nations. The event will be anchored by India’s largest power producer and one of the global energy majors, NTPC Ltd., …

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DNV and Keppel Offshore & Marine in Singapore

The overall aim of the collaboration is to explore the safe implementation of potential new technologies, working jointly with relevant governmental agencies to promote the introduction of hydrogen as an energy source in the Singapore market to support the country’s decarbonization goals. Together, DNV and Singapore-based Keppel O&M will cooperate …

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The World’s first Hydrogen Hotel opens in Japan

The first hotel on the planet to be powered entirely by waste has been opened by Tokyu Hotels in the Japanese capital. In a breakthrough for sustainable travel, Tokyu Hotels has created the first carbon-neutral hotel in the world to be powered by hydrogen, sourced from waste products. Situated in the city …

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NTPC invites EoI for Hydrogen Fuel Cell Pilots

NTPC Ltd on Sunday floated a global Expression of Interest to set up two pilot projects using hydrogen fuel cells to produce electricity for captive use. The firm has invited bids for setting up a standalone fuel-cell based backup power system and a standalone fuel-cell based microgrid system with hydrogen …

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China’s Sinopec targets 500,000 T of ‘Green’ Hydrogen

China’s state-controlled energy giant Sinopec aims to set up plants that can make 500,000 tonnes of hydrogen a year from renewable energy sources by 2025, a company executive said at a forum on Wednesday. The company currently has annual hydrogen production capacity of 3.84 million tonnes, with about half coming …

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Research develops seawater cell-based Hydrogen device

SEOUL — South Korea’s state-run research body has developed a device capable of producing hydrogen by utilizing seawater cells, along with a hydrogen gas compressor based on an ionic liquid piston instead of a metal piston. Ionic compression technology is a high-performance solution that is easy to operate. The Korea …

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Fukushima’s Hydrogen-Powered ‘City of the Future’

Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture and Toyota Motor have unveiled plans to build a hydrogen-powered city. The goal is to achieve carbon neutrality and bring the technology to other areas across the country. The prefecture has been promoting the use of hydrogen energy since the 2011 nuclear accident. The project will begin …

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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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