Central & South America

‘Brazil Offshore Green Hydrogen Platforms by 2030’

Brazil could have offshore platforms linked to wind farms producing green hydrogen for export by the end of the decade, according to a global energy developer working with officials in the South American nation. Enterprize Energy told Recharge its early progress on moves to build large-scale wind off Vietnam, which now includes …

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Chile continues to attract interest in Green Hydrogen

Green hydrogen projects continue to surface in Chile as more players enter this nascent industry, key to plans to combat climate change. One of the newest projects is a pilot by Chilean mining and steel firm CAP, which is creating a 10MW green hydrogen production prototype at its Huachipato steelmaking facilities …

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Enterprize Energy Assesses Wind – Green Hydrogen in Brazil

Low-carbon energy developer Enterprize Energy has signed an agreement with the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Norte to identify and develop opportunities for offshore wind, green hydrogen and green ammonia projects off the country’s northern coastline. The company will undertake identification and development of potential multi-GW offshore wind projects, as well …

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Key players view Brazil’s Hydrogen potential

Brazil’s renewable energy generation market has expanded over the last six months through a series of agreements involving new green hydrogen plants. A forerunner was Fortescue Future Industries (FFI), which in March inked an MoU with Porto do Açu Operações to build a 300MW green hydrogen plant at Açu port …

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Qair’s Multibillion-Dollar Hydrogen Plans For BraziL

France’s Qair is looking at building two green hydrogen plants in Brazil with total investment of around U$8bn. The projects in the northeast states of Ceará and Pernambuco will help meet the French government’s demand for hydrogen and be fueled by renewable energy generated by Qair. “The Brazilian northeast has outstanding …

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Uruguay Hydrogen Project ‘Dataroom’ Drawing interest

A Uruguayan dataroom opened this year for a green hydrogen pilot scheme has drawn “excellent” levels of interest, according to energy and mining minister Omar Paganini. Uruguay is planning to launch an associated bidding round in the second half of the year for investment incentives spanning electricity supply and grid connection, as well …

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Mexico – ‘Ideal’ for Hydrogen Development – President

Hurtado: The association was founded at the end of last year when a group of companies got together to discuss opportunities for hydrogen development, which has become a popular topic of interest in the energy industry globally. The association was created to promote the development of the green hydrogen industry in Mexico. The …

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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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“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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