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Green Hydrogen Fuels to Enable Up to 80 per cent of Global Shipping Emission Cuts by 2050

A rapid replacement of fossil fuels with renewable fuels based on green hydrogen and advanced biofuels could enable to cut up to 80% of CO2 emissions attributed to international maritime shipping by mid-century, a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) finds. Renewable fuels should contribute at least 70% of the sector’s energy … Continue reading Green Hydrogen Fuels to Enable Up to 80 per cent of Global Shipping Emission Cuts by 2050

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The EU needs to take ambitious action to reach its renewable hydrogen targets

On 29 September the first ever Renewable Hydrogen Summit took place online.  As well as discussing the future of renewable hydrogen in Europe, the Renewable Hydrogen Coalition also appointed Ignacio Galán, Iberdrola’s CEO as its new chair and Nils Aldag Sunfire’s CEO, as Vice-chair. The European Commission has set new targets for renewable hydrogen in … Continue reading The EU needs to take ambitious action to reach its renewable hydrogen targets

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RWE, EP Infrastructure, Eustream and NAFTA sign memorandum of understanding on blue hydrogen development in Slovakia

EP Infrastructure (EPIF), Eustream, NAFTA and RWE Supply & Trading are looking to jointly explore the potential development of state-of-the art blue hydrogen production facilities in eastern Slovakia. To this end the companies have now signed a Memorandum of Understanding. RWE Supply & Trading could off-take and import the produced hydrogen to Germany and other … Continue reading RWE, EP Infrastructure, Eustream and NAFTA sign memorandum of understanding on blue hydrogen development in Slovakia

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Groundbreaking ceremony for first green hydrogen pilot plant in Magallanes, Chile

AME and Enel are partners in this project, co-developing renewable generation (wind energy) and green hydrogen production. The groundbreaking for Chile’s first industrial-scale pilot plant for green hydrogen production located in Cabo Negro, north of Punta Arenas, took place today. The ceremony was attended by the Minister of Energy and Mining, Juan Carlos Jobet, along … Continue reading Groundbreaking ceremony for first green hydrogen pilot plant in Magallanes, Chile

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IRENA and Hydrogen Council Forge Alliance to Scale Up Hydrogen Across the Energy System

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Hydrogen Council, a global CEO coalition, have signed a Partnership Agreement to jointly advance green hydrogen across the energy system and make a significant contribution to global net zero goals. Signed by Francesco La Camera, Director-General of IRENA, and Daryl Wilson, Executive Director of the Hydrogen Council, … Continue reading IRENA and Hydrogen Council Forge Alliance to Scale Up Hydrogen Across the Energy System

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EU OYSTER Consortium chooses Grimsby for innovative hydrogen project

Grimsby has been chosen as the location for an innovative “marinised” electrolyser project for renewable hydrogen production. The Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) funded OYSTER project will develop and demonstrate an electrolyser system designed to be integrated with offshore wind turbines. The project will also investigate the potential of using pipelines to … Continue reading EU OYSTER Consortium chooses Grimsby for innovative hydrogen project

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New initiative for Ruhr area as a pioneer region of the hydrogen economy

Eight companies and institutions are developing a cross-sectoral development plan for hydrogen infrastructure and production. The aim is for the region to drive forward the green transformation faster, more connectedly and more sustainably. E.ON, Evonik, RWE, thyssenkrupp and Vonovia have joined forces with the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Energy Conversion, the RWI – Leibniz … Continue reading New initiative for Ruhr area as a pioneer region of the hydrogen economy

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Naftogaz and RWE sign memorandum of understanding on hydrogen

NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine and German energy trading company RWE Supply & Trading have signed a memorandum of understanding. Both companies agree to explore mutually beneficial cooperation opportunities along the full value chain of green hydrogen and its derivatives like ammonia produced in Ukraine. This includes the development of green hydrogen and ammonia production and … Continue reading Naftogaz and RWE sign memorandum of understanding on hydrogen

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RWE is ready to support the UK’s Hydrogen Strategy

RWE, one of the globally leading companies in renewables and one of the key players in setting up the hydrogen economy, welcomes today’s publication of the UK Hydrogen Strategy. Today’s strategy and launch of consultations is a huge step forward and RWE encourages the Government to set even more ambitious targets to facilitate the UK’s … Continue reading RWE is ready to support the UK’s Hydrogen Strategy

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Study investigates potential for first large-scale offshore hydrogen park in the German North Sea

Project partners RWE, Shell, Gasunie and Equinor signed a declaration of intent to further intensify their collaboration on the AquaSector project – the vision of the first large-scale German offshore hydrogen park. The project aims to demonstrate that in Germany offshore based hydrogen production enables an efficient, cost-effective and sustainable way to produce green hydrogen.  … Continue reading Study investigates potential for first large-scale offshore hydrogen park in the German North Sea

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Statkraft and Skagerak Energi to provide world’s first hydrogen-powered cargo ship with green hydrogen

Statkraft and Skagerak Energi have been chosen as suppliers of green hydrogen to the zero-emission ship planned by HeidelbergCement and Felleskjøpet. The winning concept involves container swapping with compressed hydrogen. The solution is flexible and can be used both for transport and other purposes. The world’s first hydrogen-powered cargo ship. Illustration: HeidelbergCement and Felleskjøpet Through … Continue reading Statkraft and Skagerak Energi to provide world’s first hydrogen-powered cargo ship with green hydrogen

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DNV and Keppel Offshore & Marine sign collaboration agreement to develop hydrogen projects in Singapore

The overall aim of the collaboration is to explore safe implementation of potential new technologies, working jointly with relevant governmental agencies to promote the introduction of hydrogen as an energy source in the Singapore market to support the country’s decarbonization goals.   Together, DNV and Singapore-based Keppel O&M will cooperate to explore and develop a range … Continue reading DNV and Keppel Offshore & Marine sign collaboration agreement to develop hydrogen projects in Singapore

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Ørsted and HOFOR enters into agreement on green power for groundbreaking hydrogen project

Today, Ørsted and HOFOR (Greater Copenhagen Utility) entered into an agreement that will secure green power for part of the potential 1.3 GW Green Fuels for Denmark project to produce sustainable fuels in the Greater Copenhagen area. Avedøre Power Station, where the power from Aflandshage can be brought onshore. As part of the agreement, Ørsted and … Continue reading Ørsted and HOFOR enters into agreement on green power for groundbreaking hydrogen project

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Three hydrogen projects with RWE participation preselected for Europe-wide funding programme

Three hydrogen projects in which RWE is involved have been shortlisted for funding from the Important Project of Common European Interest (IPCEI) programme: a joint project with partners from the GET H2 initiative as well as the AquaPrimus 2 and HyTechHafen-Rostock projects. This was announced today by the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology … Continue reading Three hydrogen projects with RWE participation preselected for Europe-wide funding programme

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Ørsted and POSCO sign MoU to strengthen collaboration on offshore wind energy and renewable hydrogen in Korea

Ørsted, the world’s most sustainable energy company, and POSCO Group, one of the largest conglomerates in Korea, today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to expand their relationship. POSCO and its affiliates will apply the group’s joint capabilities to support the development of Ørsted’s 1.6 GW offshore wind projects off the coast … Continue reading Ørsted and POSCO sign MoU to strengthen collaboration on offshore wind energy and renewable hydrogen in Korea

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RWE and BASF plan $4.9 billion wind power project

Chemicals giant BASF and German utility RWE on Friday announced a potential 4 billion euro ($4.9 billion) offshore wind power project to cut emissions at Germany’s most energy-intensive industrial site. As part of the project, which depends on more favourable legislation, RWE plans to build a 2 gigawatt (GW) offshore wind farm by 2030 to … Continue reading RWE and BASF plan $4.9 billion wind power project

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Using Wind Energy for Hydrogen Production

As a way to resolve wind curtailment, the integration of hydrogen fuel at a wind farm allows flexibility to shift production to best match the resource availability with its particular operational needs and market factors. As the world faces the environmental consequences of relying on traditional fossil fuels, people are turning to renewable energy sources. … Continue reading Using Wind Energy for Hydrogen Production

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Pipeline for green hydrogen from North Sea

Project partners GASCADE, Gasunie, RWE and Shell signed a declaration of intent to further intensify their collaboration on the AquaDuctus project.  The AquaDuctus pipeline will transport green hydrogen from the North Sea directly to the continent. It is part of the AquaVentus initiative, which plans to install 10 gigawatts of electrolysis capacity for green hydrogen … Continue reading Pipeline for green hydrogen from North Sea

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RWE and H2U join forces to develop global hydrogen trading between Australia and Germany

RWE Supply & Trading and Australian hydrogen project developer The Hydrogen Utility Pty Ltd (H2U) have joined forces to develop hydrogen trading between Australia and Germany and therefore signed a Memorandum of Understanding. Together, they aim to bring green hydrogen produced in Australia to Europe. This is in line with the objective of HySupply, a 24-month … Continue reading RWE and H2U join forces to develop global hydrogen trading between Australia and Germany

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SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall building unique pilot project in Luleå for large-scale hydrogen storage

SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall have commenced building a rock cavern storage facility for fossil-free hydrogen gas on a pilot scale next to HYBRIT’s pilot facility for direct reduction in Luleå, North of Sweden. This is an important step in the development of a fossil-free value chain for fossil-free steel. The investment cost of just over … Continue reading SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall building unique pilot project in Luleå for large-scale hydrogen storage

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