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India and IRENA Strengthen Ties as Country Plans Major Renewables and Hydrogen Push

India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has signed a strategic partnership agreement with IRENA today, signalling its intent to further strengthen its collaboration with IRENA in the field of Renewable Energy. The agreement was signed by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) Secretary, Mr. Indu Shekhar Chaturvedi and IRENA Director-General Francesco La … Continue reading India and IRENA Strengthen Ties as Country Plans Major Renewables and Hydrogen Push

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Hydrogen Economy Hints at New Global Power Dynamics

IRENA says green hydrogen could disrupt global trade and bilateral energy relations, reshaping the positioning of states with new hydrogen exporters and users emerging. Rapid growth of the global hydrogen economy can bring significant geoeconomic and geopolitical shifts giving rise to a wave of new interdependencies, according to new analysis by the International Renewable Energy … Continue reading Hydrogen Economy Hints at New Global Power Dynamics

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Barcelona receives the first Caetano hydrogen bus that will soon be refuelled at Iberdrola’s green H2 plant

The innovative vehicle arrived at the TMB depot this week as the supply station began Spain’s first commercial production of green H2. This week the first of eight state-of-the-art hydrogen fuel cell buses built by CaetanoBus arrived at a Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB) depot. At the same time, Iberdrola has already begun to produce … Continue reading Barcelona receives the first Caetano hydrogen bus that will soon be refuelled at Iberdrola’s green H2 plant

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Iberdrola already has alliances with 150 companies to carry out transformative projects in renewables, storage and hydrogen

Iberdrola, together with more than 150 small and medium-sized companies, has a portfolio of 90 innovative renewable, storage and green hydrogen projects along the lines set out in the Strategic Project for Economic Recovery and Transformation (PERTE) for Renewable Energies, Renewable Hydrogen and Storage (ERHA) presented today by the Government. The projects could involve an … Continue reading Iberdrola already has alliances with 150 companies to carry out transformative projects in renewables, storage and hydrogen

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Siemens Gamesa continues on its path to zero emissions by 2040 with commissioning of new hydrogen-ready Service Operation Vessel

The SOV will provide service and maintenance for in the offshore wind parks Global Tech I and Trianel Windpark Borkum I in the North Sea. The home port is Bremerhaven, Germany. Siemens Gamesa is deeply committed to sustainability and has set the ambitious target of reaching net-zero emissions by 2040. This includes emissions produced by … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa continues on its path to zero emissions by 2040 with commissioning of new hydrogen-ready Service Operation Vessel

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ENGIE & Equinor launch the H2BE project to kick-start low-carbon hydrogen market in Belgium

In February, energy groups ENGIE and Equinor announced an MoU to develop low carbon hydrogen projects together. Now the two companies move forward and announce the H2BE project which aims to develop production of low-carbon hydrogen from natural gas in Belgium. The Belgian federal government released its Hydrogen Strategy on 29 October and the H2BE … Continue reading ENGIE & Equinor launch the H2BE project to kick-start low-carbon hydrogen market in Belgium

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The first 5 Green Hydrogen storage tanks arrive in Puertollano

These tanks manufactured in Asturias are specifically designed for this plant, with a special thickness to withstand the pressure of about 60 Bars and store 2,700 kilos of H2.   Each tank has a volume of 133 m3 and dimensions of 23 metres high and 2.8 metres in diameter and weighs 77 tonnes empty.  Two cranes … Continue reading The first 5 Green Hydrogen storage tanks arrive in Puertollano

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RWE and Kawasaki plan to build one of the world’s first 100% hydrogen-capable gas turbines on industrial scale in Lingen, Germany

As part of its “Growing Green” strategy, RWE announced in November that it would add at least 2 gigawatts (GW) of gas-fired power plant capacity to support the energy transition with flexible power. These new plants will be provided with a clear decarbonisation pathway. For existing plants, RWE is developing a roadmap to convert them ready … Continue reading RWE and Kawasaki plan to build one of the world’s first 100% hydrogen-capable gas turbines on industrial scale in Lingen, Germany

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Iberdrola will reach 900 MW in battery storage, with the UK and Australia its mains markets

Located at the Abadiño TS, where it evacuates the Oiz wind farm, it has a guaranteed storage capacity of 3.5 MWh and will be installed by Ingeteam. It joins the project of the first wind storage system with batteries in the country, in the Elgea-Urkilla wind farm (32 MW) in Araba. Iberdrola is moving forward … Continue reading Iberdrola will reach 900 MW in battery storage, with the UK and Australia its mains markets

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Iberdrola enters with the highest score in the most prestigious climate change indicator, the CDP

Iberdrola has received a new global accolade for its commitment to decarbonisation. The company has been included in the world’s most prestigious climate change indicator, the CDP, with the highest score. The group chaired by Ignacio Galán has been included in CDP’s A List 2021, completing the journey through disclosure, awareness, management and, finally, environmental … Continue reading Iberdrola enters with the highest score in the most prestigious climate change indicator, the CDP

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RWE and Novatek cooperate on decarbonisation of industry

RWE and Novatek have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate on supply of low-carbon and carbon-free fuels. The MoU envisages the supply of low-carbon ammonia and hydrogen by Novatek to RWE. Novatek, the largest independent producer of natural gas in Russia, is conducting a pre-FEED (Front End Engineering Design) study for blue ammonia and … Continue reading RWE and Novatek cooperate on decarbonisation of industry

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DNV to lead study on potential of European hydrogen distribution networks

Independent energy expert and assurance provider DNV will lead a study that will produce a roadmap for European distribution networks to show how they can unlock the growth potential of hydrogen utilization. DNV was contracted to conduct the study by the Ready4H2 project. Ready4H2 is a European project that aims to combine the hydrogen expertise … Continue reading DNV to lead study on potential of European hydrogen distribution networks

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Acciona signs agreement to supply clean energy to a 3GW green hydrogen plant in Queensland

ACCIONA Energía has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Stanwell Corporation, a Queensland Government Owned Corporation, for future energy supply via a direct connection between ACCIONA Energía’s Aldoga photovoltaic plant and the Stanwell-led CQ-H2 consortium’s proposed large-scale green hydrogen electrolysis facility. A consortium led by Stanwell Corporation -which also includes … Continue reading Acciona signs agreement to supply clean energy to a 3GW green hydrogen plant in Queensland

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Green steel: Partners to build pioneering direct reduction test plant with hydrogen in Lingen

Hydrogen will play a key role on the path towards decarbonising the steel industry. But how can the energy source of the future be used to produce climate-neutral steel in a cost-effective manner? Over the next three years the companies RWE, CO2GRAB, LSF and BENTELER Steel/Tube will conduct research in this area. Today, Olaf Lies, … Continue reading Green steel: Partners to build pioneering direct reduction test plant with hydrogen in Lingen

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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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