Blue Hydrogen

A push afoot for German research and investment in New Zealand

A New Zealand collaboration with German researchers could accelerate the shift to a low-carbon economy in the South using “green hydrogen”. University of Otago chemistry professor Sally Brooker and University of Canterbury chemical and process engineering associate professor Aaron Marshall are leading a push afoot for German research and investment …

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UK planning on building Hydrogen fueled homes

The first U.K. houses where appliances including boilers, stoves and ovens are fueled exclusively by hydrogen are due to be opened by April, with authorities hoping the buildings will provide the public with “a glimpse into the potential home of the future.” The project to develop the two semi-detached properties …

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Can the old industries aid Canada’s new green strategy

The growing global interest in hydrogen is clearly evidenced by the number of national governments whose economies collectively account for over 70pc of the global GDP—that have announced hydrogen strategies. The federal government of Canada released its Hydrogen Strategy for Canada in December 2020. The strategy, driven by the federal …

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Electric v Hydrogen fueled cars? the race is on!

You may know about LPG (Liquid Petroleum Gas) cars, but hydrogen-powered cars are very different and are much closer to being electric cars, since there is no internal combustion engine in the car at all. Instead, there’s a fuel cell, which generates electricity using hydrogen – but more on that later. …

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A new conventional looking Hydrogen filling station opens in California

California-based hydrogen retail provider FirstElement Fuel launched a new hydrogen filling station in Sunnyvale, California. The site will serve the growing fuel cell passenger car market in Silicon Valley and the greater Bay areas, according to California Fuel Cell Partnership (CaFCP). The Sunnyvale True Zero hydrogen station capacity is 1,600 …

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The Colours of Hydrogen

Hydrogen (H) is the most abundant element in the universe – No. 1 on the periodic table. Here on Earth, however, it does not exist alone. Rather it combines with other elements to form compounds – mainly water (hence H2O: two hydrogen atoms, one oxygen atom) but also natural gas, …

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Nikola Lead Global Standardization Project for Hydrogen Fueling Technologies

Nikola’s Director of Fuel Cell Vehicle Code and Standards Antonio Ruiz has been appointed to lead a three-year hydrogen fueling global standardization project for the International Standardization Organization’s Technical Committee 197 (ISO/TC 197). Ruiz was unanimously approved as Convener to work with an international core group of experts to implement the fueling …

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TNO new lab brings hydrogen clean fuel closer

TNO’s Innovation Centre for Sustainable Powertrains (ICSP) in Helmond is firmly committed to the application of hydrogen. On Wednesday 3 February, the first large quantity of this clean gas was delivered for extensive measuring, testing and experimentation. Hydrogen has the potential to replace diesel as a fuel for heavy trucks, …

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