Central & South America

Atome Energy to begin work on first Paraguay hydrogen project in Villeta

“With the PPA now executed, the next steps of the project comprise the execution of the planning, engineering, procurement, logistics, build out and commissioning stages,” Atome said   Atome Energy PLC said it will now be able to “move expeditiously” towards the pre-construction phase of its green hydrogen and ammonia …

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Aker Horizons, Statkraft forge green hydrogen tie-up

  Partnership is focused on opportunities to supply Brazil’s fertiliser market and India’s steel industr Aker Horizons and Statkraft will jointly explore opportunities for green hydrogen and ammonia production in India and Brazil. The partnership will target local steel and fertiliser industries. The collaboration brings together Aker Clean Hydrogen, a …

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First offshore wind & hydrogen pilot project planned in Colombia

Colombia is attracting foreign investment for offshore wind and hydrogen projects boosted by its renewables potential. Energy minister Diego Mesa spoke to Argus in New York about Bogota’s efforts to attract investment in green technologies. Colombia is attracting foreign investment for offshore wind and hydrogen projects boosted by its renewables …

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Uruguay sets rules for tender for R&D green H2 production

EMEC hydrogen storage cylinders (Credit Colin Keldie)   April 18 (Renewables Now) – Uruguay’s national research and innovation agency ANII has recently released the bidding rules guiding a competitive process that will award grants for R&D projects to produce green hydrogen and its derivatives in the South American country. The …

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French company partners with local firm to produce green energy

FRENCH-based HDF Energy – a global pioneer in hydrogen power – has acquired a 70 per cent majority stake in the NewGen project in Trinidad, led by local energy company Kenesjay Green Ltd (KGL). A release from HDF on Thursday, said KGL, the project developer, will retain the remaining 30 …

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Total Eren advances large-scale green hydrogen project in Chile

Total Eren   Renewable energy developer Total Eren has selected UK consulting and engineering firm Wood to provide conceptual engineering for a large-scale green hydrogen production facility in the Magallanes region, Southern Chile. Wood’s scope for the H2 Magallanes project covers the development of a complete off-grid integrated energy complex …

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Hydrogen producer Atome secures electrolyser deal

UK-based manufacturing company CPH2 to supply 1MW unit by the year-end UK-based green hydrogen technology and manufacturing company CPH2 has entered into a purchase order with Atome Energy for the sale of a 1MW MFE220 electrolyser unit. The kit is to be delivered at the end of this year and …

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Colombia starts up its first electrolyzer to produce green hydrogen

Bogotá, March 18 (Latest).- The Colombian Government launched its first electrolyser this Friday in Cartagena de Indias, with which it seeks to produce green hydrogen, as part of a project for the country to become the main exporter of this fuel in Latin America by 2030. “This March 18 (the …

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Study – Hydrogen from Hydropower in Paraguay

Canadian company NeoGreen Hydrogen Corporation has signed an agreement with the Administración Nacional de Electricidad (ANDE), Paraguay’s state-owned electricity administrator, to cooperate in developing commercial-scale hydrogen production from the 14GW Itaipu hydropower project. The Itaipu plant, on the Parana River, is shared by Brazil and Paraguay. Hydrogen will be produced using …

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Atome to launch transport hydrogen division in Paraguay

Green hydrogen and ammonia producer Atome Energy has formed a new Atome Mobility division, it announced on Tuesday, aiming to commence transport operations, initially in Paraguay, in 2023. The AIM-traded firm said the division would provide a “clean energy solution” for heavy road transport and shipping, which it described as two “hard-to-abate” …

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