Central & South America

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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“Hydrogen for the Sea” campaign, support in Costa Rica

Ailcargo Inc has begun working with Costa Rican company Ad Astra Servicios Energéticos y Ambientales (AASEA) led by Costa Rican engineer and astronaut Dr. Franklin Chang Díaz. The two companies are supporting the “Hydrogen for the Sea” campaign that will promote the development and implementation of hydrogen fuel cells in the maritime industry. The “Hydrogen for the …

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Latin America – Bets Heavily on Hydrogen Future

Several Latin American countries are stepping up the pace to generate hydrogen for various uses in transportation and industry, but they must first resolve several questions. The analysis of this environment marked the beginning of discussions at the XXX La Jolla Energy Conference, which began Friday, May 7 and will …

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US$50mn Green Hydrogen Financing – Chile

Chile has launched a previously announced tender to help kickstart green hydrogen production as part of a national strategy to become carbon neutral by 2050. The tender would award up to US$30mn in financing to one or more projects that would install more than 10MW of renewable generation capacity for …

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Can Latin America Become Middle East Of Hydrogen?

As oil majors around the world solidify their positions in the hydrogen industry, the IEA has highlighted Latin America as a clear area of opportunity for the production of what many expect to be the energy source of the future.  “Latin America could become a key contributor to the global push …

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Hydrogen Transformation – Challenged by the Costs

If there is one fuel that provides a mechanism to alter the global balance of power in energy it is Green Hydrogen. It is a possibility that is not lost on the governments of Australia, Chile, and a number of African nations as they try to build national industries to …

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Uruguay Offering Tax Benefits – Hydrogen Projects

Uruguay’s government will offer tax benefits for companies that develop green Hydrogen projects for heavy vehicle transportation, the production of fertilizers or green ammonia, and fuel for ships under its H2U program. As part of the process launched last week by state oil company Ancap and state electricity firm UTE for a green hydrogen …

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Green Hydrogen Blinking on GE’s Turbine Radar

Modernizing existing gas-fired plants will be a key business line in the near term for GE’s power generation division in Latin America as green hydrogen opens up future growth seams, BNamericas was told. As countries tighten their focus on renewables and electrification of transport to meet Paris Agreement commitments, gas-powered generation will play a …

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Spending $5.4 Billion on Hydrogen facility in Brazil

Enegix Energy is moving forward with plans to build a $5.4 billion facility off the coast of Brazil called Base One. And that’s news because the company claims that Base One will be the world’s biggest individual CO2 reducer by generating more than 600 million kg of green hydrogen per …

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Argentina’s Transition to a New Carbon-Neutral Future.

Buenos Aires — Argentina’s state-owned IEASA said it will enter the hydrogen and lithium businesses, building on its traditional role as the country’s main natural gas importer, on the bet that demand for these products will grow in the transition to a carbon-neutral energy future. The company will promote the production …

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