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Glenrothes MP visits Markinch Biomass Power Station to understand RWE’s hydrogen plans

Local Glenrothes MP Peter Grant recently visited Markinch CHP biomass plant to understand the exciting development opportunities between RWE and Scottish gas distribution company SGN. The partnership is to investigate the feasibility of supplying green hydrogen for heating Scottish businesses and homes, produced at the power station site. The visit follows a recent agreement between … Continue reading Glenrothes MP visits Markinch Biomass Power Station to understand RWE’s hydrogen plans

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Enel Green Power’s Hydrogen Industrial Lab wins IPCEI Hy2Tech european funding

Nexthy is among the Italian beneficiary projects of IPCEI Hy2Tech funding from the 5.4 billion euro fund made available by the European Union for the development of hydrogen-focused initiatives of strategic interest.It is an industrial-scale innovation laboratory that will be built in Sicily and will allow Enel Green Power to collaborate with start-ups and global … Continue reading Enel Green Power’s Hydrogen Industrial Lab wins IPCEI Hy2Tech european funding

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Boost for RWE’s hydrogen and offshore wind energy

Construction of a 433 MW offshore wind farm with potential integration of an electrolyser in German North Sea planned. Two innovative projects with RWE involvement have been pre-selected for funding by the EU Innovation Fund – one of the world’s largest programmes for demonstrating innovative low-carbon technologies. These are RWE’s FUREC project in the Netherlands and an … Continue reading Boost for RWE’s hydrogen and offshore wind energy

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Green hydrogen for Acciaierie di Sicilia

EGP and Acciaierie di Sicilia are launching a new project for the production of green hydrogen: a sustainable solution to reduce the steel industry’s high greenhouse gas emissions. A new Enel Green Power project is taking off in Sicily that will see green hydrogen used to power heavy industry. The initiative, which is called “Sicilian … Continue reading Green hydrogen for Acciaierie di Sicilia

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DNV and Pipeline Infrastructure Limited (PIL) collaborate to integrate hydrogen into PIL gas network assets in India

DNV is providing technical advice and support to Pipeline Infrastructure Limited (PIL) on the integration of blended hydrogen into its gas trunkline assets in India – including transmission pipelines, interconnects and spur lines, compressor, valve, and metering stations & equipment. PIL’s initiative is one of the first hydrogen blended related projects in the transmission space … Continue reading DNV and Pipeline Infrastructure Limited (PIL) collaborate to integrate hydrogen into PIL gas network assets in India

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A Quarter of Global Hydrogen Set for Trading by 2050

Green hydrogen trade can provide a low-cost alternative that diversifies energy imports and improves energy security, says new IRENA report. To make hydrogen trade cost-effective, the costs of producing and trading green hydrogen must be lower than domestic production to offset higher transport costs. A new report series released by the International Renewable Energy Agency … Continue reading A Quarter of Global Hydrogen Set for Trading by 2050

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Vattenfall aims to build the world’s first offshore hydrogen cluster in the Netherlands

In the future, more and more of our energy will come from wind energy and solar power. Since nothing changes as much as the weather, the amount of electricity supplied by wind turbines and solar is also in a constant state of flux. How can we overcome this? How can we ensure that the supply … Continue reading Vattenfall aims to build the world’s first offshore hydrogen cluster in the Netherlands

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Equinor and SSE Thermal acquire Triton Power and prepare for transition to hydrogen

Equinor and SSE Thermal are stepping up ambitions to contribute to decarbonisation in the UK. The companies are buying power company Triton Power from Energy Capital Partners (ECP), an energy-transition infrastructure investor, and are starting preparations to use hydrogen in the Saltend Power Station. The key plant included in the purchase of Triton Power is … Continue reading Equinor and SSE Thermal acquire Triton Power and prepare for transition to hydrogen

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Vattenfall and Preem to investigate large scale decarbonization using offshore wind power and hydrogen

Vattenfall and Preem will now enter into a feasibility phase to assess the possibility of accelerating the development of a value chain connecting offshore wind and hydrogen with the refining industry on the Swedish west coast to swiftly transform to fossil-free fuels, starting latest 2030. Vattenfall sees a huge potential to decarbonize industries like refining, … Continue reading Vattenfall and Preem to investigate large scale decarbonization using offshore wind power and hydrogen

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Natural gas, the non-rechargeable battery of the present. Green hydrogen, the battery of the future

The entry into operation of the cost adjustment mechanism of RDL 10/2022 highlighted the role of the combined cycle gas turbines as a backup for renewable energies. This need of support for wind and photovoltaic energies raises the question of what is going to replace natural gas in a 100% renewable system without fossil fuels … Continue reading Natural gas, the non-rechargeable battery of the present. Green hydrogen, the battery of the future

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RWE and ArcelorMittal intend to jointly build and operate offshore wind farms and hydrogen facilities

RWE and steel producer ArcelorMittal have signed a memorandum of understanding to work together to develop, build and operate offshore wind farms and hydrogen facilities that will supply the renewable energy and green hydrogen required to produce low-emissions steel in Germany. The partnership centres on driving forward the production of carbon-neutral steel, with a plan … Continue reading RWE and ArcelorMittal intend to jointly build and operate offshore wind farms and hydrogen facilities

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The EU must speed up renewables and renewable hydrogen

The availability and affordability of renewables and renewable hydrogen for industries such as steel ready to decarbonise at large scale must become the EU’s top priority for reaching climate neutrality and accelerating independence from Russian fossil fuel supplies. This is the joint call issued by WindEurope and the European Steel Association (EUROFER) ahead of a … Continue reading The EU must speed up renewables and renewable hydrogen

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HYBRIT: A unique, underground, fossil-free hydrogen gas storage facility is being inaugurated in Luleå

SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall are inaugurating HYBRIT’s pilot facility for fossil-free hydrogen gas storage at Svartöberget in Luleå, Sweden. The rock cavern storage facility is the first of its kind in the world. The inauguration ceremony marks the start of the two-year test period, which will run until 2024. The HYBRIT initiative was launched in … Continue reading HYBRIT: A unique, underground, fossil-free hydrogen gas storage facility is being inaugurated in Luleå

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RWE and SGN announce green hydrogen partnership for domestic heat in Scotland

Supplying Scottish towns and rural communities with sustainable hydrogen gas will be the focus of a landmark partnership announced today between gas distribution company SGN and renewables generator RWE. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the two companies to investigate the development of electrolysers, powered by RWE’s 10 onshore wind farms in Scotland which have a … Continue reading RWE and SGN announce green hydrogen partnership for domestic heat in Scotland

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Hydrogen at risk of being the great missed opportunity of the energy transition

Hydrogen has a crucial role in decarbonizing the world’s energy system, but uptake will be too slow. Governments need to make urgent, significant policy interventions, according to a new report by DNV. In Hydrogen Forecast to 2050, DNV predicts the amount of hydrogen in the energy mix will be only 0.5% in 2030 and 5% … Continue reading Hydrogen at risk of being the great missed opportunity of the energy transition

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Are offshore wind energy islands the future of hydrogen and e-fuel production?

Cost reductions in solar and wind power generation will enable dedicated hydrogen production to compete with grid-based and fossil-based hydrogen production in the coming decades, but this presents challenges, many of which could be overcome through energy islands.  This feature article draws DNV’s picture of how energy islands could support the production of off-grid renewable … Continue reading Are offshore wind energy islands the future of hydrogen and e-fuel production?

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Hydrogen energy system for cruise vessels

DNV has awarded the Norwegian technology provider HAV Group ASA preliminary approval for its hydrogen-based energy system. The system uses liquefied hydrogen storage and fuel cells and was created as part of the FreeCO2ast project, which is currently developing a high-capacity hydrogen energy system that can be retrofitted onboard two coastal cruise vessels owned by … Continue reading Hydrogen energy system for cruise vessels

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Now is the time to accelerate renewable hydrogen and replace fossil fuels

CEOs from leading companies across the value chain, top EU decision-makers, and hundreds of stakeholders gathered at the Renewable Hydrogen Summit organised by the Renewable Hydrogen Coalition (RHC) to discuss the necessary policies to accelerate the renewable hydrogen uptake in Europe, and deliver the European Commission (EC)’s REPowerEU plan to reduce our continent’s dependence on … Continue reading Now is the time to accelerate renewable hydrogen and replace fossil fuels

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The future of hydrogen is green

The energy transition will be able to count on hydrogen produced sustainably and in ever-greater quantities, according to a new study by IRENA which also outlines the scenario concerning exports. Hydrogen, a crucial resource for the energy transition, is set to be increasingly abundant and sustainable: in 2050 two thirds will be produced from renewable … Continue reading The future of hydrogen is green

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Behind the hydrogen hype

Statkraft’s Ulf Eriksen gets real about the future of hydrogen, explaining why it’s essential and what makes a renewable energy company ideal to produce it. In just about every climate report you read, it’s clear that the world must find ways to decarbonise everything, especially the so-called ‘hard-to-abate’ industries. This has put the spotlight on … Continue reading Behind the hydrogen hype

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