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A new method can convert solar energy into useful hydrogen

The gas can help decarbonize sectors such as shipping and transportation. JONGHO SHIN/iStock Last month, Japanese researchers from Shinshu University in Nagano developed a two-step method that is dramatically more efficient at generating hydrogen, a clean and renewable fuel, from a photocatalytic reaction. The team, however, indicated that they needed …

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Sinopec selects contractors for world’s largest solar-to-hydrogen project

Record-breaking: Sinopec’s facility in China’s Xinjiang province is being hailed as the world’s largest Photo: SINOPEC Joint venture involving Belgium’s John Cockerill and two other Chinese contractors to supply 13 alkaline-based hydrogen electrolysers Chinese state-owned oil company Sinopec has lined up contractors to supply equipment for what it is being …

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Hy2B Wasserstoff to build 5-MW electrolysis plant to produce green hydrogen

Simulation of the 5-MW electrolysis plant in Pfeffenhausen, Bavaria. Image by Hy2B Hydrogen GmbH. Hy2B Wasserstoff GmbH is planning to build a 5-MW electrolyser in Bavaria which should start producing green hydrogen for the local mobility sector in the second half of 2023. Munich-based engineering company Kraftanlagen Energies & Services …

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China readies for post-2025 green hydrogen boom

China’s new green hydrogen development plan treads carefully, but experts expect a boom after 2025. The unveiling in late March by China’s top planning body of a hydrogen development plan that runs through 2035 and lays out initial targets for a green hydrogen roll-out is largely seen as lowballing what …

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Zinc giant seals 9GW wind and solar pipeline for Australian green hydrogen plans

Cullerin Range wind farm. Ark Energy Corp, the offshoot of Korea Zinc, has sealed the purchase of a 9GW pipeline of wind and solar projects as it plots its expansion into green hydrogen production. Ark Energy has completed the purchase of Epuron Holdings, originally announced just before Christmas last year, …

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NREL scientists develop method for renewable hydrogen production

  NREL – According to a study conducted by scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, perovskite materials have the potential to play a significant role in a process for renewable hydrogen production. Hydrogen has emerged as a critical carrier for renewable energy storage, as an alternative for fossil fuels …

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Stanford University launches research initiative on hydrogen as climate solution

The Stanford Energy Hydrogen Initiative will fund research to evaluate hydrogen’s role in the transition to sustainable energy and the technologies, policies, and financial mechanisms to fulfill that role. The idea that a hydrogen economy could end dependence on fossil fuels has waxed and waned several times since 1970. Now, …

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Danish giant reveals details of giga-scale renewable hydrogen plans in Murchison

Image: Murchison Hydrogen Renewables Details have emerged of the Murchison Hydrogen Renewables project proposed for near Kalbarri in Western Australia, including more than 5 gigawatts of wind and solar, a big battery, a 3GW electrolyser and the production of roughly 2 million tonnes a year of green ammonia. The huge project, …

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Dutch energy provider Essent uses photovoltaics to produce hydrogen

The hydrogen generation facility will certainly be initially powered by a solar plant, yet Essent may likewise include wind power for durations when the sun is not beaming. The power business also plans to release some battery storage capacity at the plant for the momentary storage space of the surplus …

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Plans in for Construction of Hydrogen-From-Waste Plant in Oman

US company based in New York and hydrogen developer, H2 industries recently signed an agreement to develop a solar-powered Hydrogen-From-Waste Plant in Oman. The agreement was signed in principle with the government of Oman. According to the agreement, the facility will be built on a 200,000 square coastal site. The …

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