Europe's third big hydrogen project calls for 3.2 GW electrolyzers, 2,700 km T&D network

The European Commission announced its approval for "IPCEI Hy2Infra", a joint a joint effort by seven EU countries to support the continent's hydrogen infrastructure and boost its s...

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Cleantech funding hits record, but falls short of what net zero pathways require

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Brookfield's latest fundraise and the record money pumped into the energy transition sector last year show investors have an appetite for cleantech risk. The world needs more of it...

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World's largest find of ‘gold hydrogen’ — naturally occuring deposit — made in Albania

Parts of the town of Bulqizë and its chrome mine in Albania. Image: Wikimedia

Scientists have discovered one of the largest deposits of natural hydrogen gas in Albania, providing evidence of so-called 'gold' hydrogen, or large naturally occurring deposits of...

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No looking back: Energy transition in Europe, the UK

In many ways, this year was the tipping point for renewable energy. The world has woken up to the imperative of energy transition, and countries around the world have made progress...

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SunHydrogen, COTEC step up production of innovative green hydrogen panels

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Iowa-based SunHydrogen has initiated the scale-up phase for production of 1m² green hydrogen panels with its industrial partner COTEC from South Korea. The company's brea...

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Germany offers €16 bn for hydrogen-ready gas power plants to future-proof power supply

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Germany's government is offering subsidies for gas power plants that can switch to hydrogen in future, as part of the country's efforts to ensure a transition to clean energy gener...

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Hydrogen energy: hope or hype? | Cover Story

A derivative fuel, a complementing energy source, a promising pathway to a net-zero future… there is a buzz around hydrogen lately. The amount of investment pouring into hydrogen t...

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Air Products to create Europe's largest blue hydrogen plant at Rotterdam

Air Products' Rotterdam hydrogen plant is getting a carbon capture system. Image: Air Products

Air Products announced it will build a carbon capture and carbon dioxide (CO2) treatment facility at its existing hydrogen production plant in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The facil...

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Daily Shorts: Repsol puts H2 plant on hold, US announces $1.3 bn support to power lines

View from the top of the Nalubaale Power Station in Uganda, which the EU will help upgrade. Image: Fredrick Onyango

Spanish oil company Repsol has suspended plans to set up a 100 MW hydrogen project in northern Spain due to tax uncertainty, company executives said. Spain is considering extending...

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No looking back: Energy Transition in Australia and New Zealand

In many ways, this year was the tipping point for renewable energy. The world has woken up to the imperative of energy transition, and countries around the world have made progress...

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No looking back: Energy transition in Canada

In many ways, this year was the tipping point for renewable energy. The world has woken up to the imperative of energy transition, and countries around the world have made progress...

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No looking back: Energy transition in the USA

In many ways, this year was the tipping point for renewable energy. The world has woken up to the imperative of energy transition, and countries around the world have made progress...

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US announces regional hydrogen hubs to help kickstart $47 billion in national H2 investment

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced $7 billion in aid to launch seven Regional Clean Hydrogen Hubs (H2Hubs) across the mainland and accelerate commercial-scale deployment o...

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No looking back: Energy transition in Japan, South Korea and the Philippines

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In many ways, this year was the tipping point for renewable energy. The world has woken up to the imperative of energy transition, and countries around the world have made progress...

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No looking back: Energy transition in Russia

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In many ways, this year was the tipping point for renewable energy. The world has woken up to the imperative of energy transition, and countries around the world have made progress...

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No looking back: Energy transition in India

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In many ways, this year was the tipping point for renewable energy. The world has woken up to the imperative of energy transition, and countries around the world have made progress...

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No looking back: Energy transition in China

In many ways, this year was the tipping point for renewable energy. The world has woken up to the imperative of energy transition, and countries around the world have made progress...

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No looking back: Energy transition in Brazil and Latin America

In many ways, this year was the tipping point for renewable energy. The world has woken up to the imperative of energy transition, and countries around the world have made pro...

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No looking back: Energy transition in Middle East-North Africa (MENA) region

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In many ways, this year was the tipping point for renewable energy. The world has woken up to the imperative of energy transition, and countries around the world have made progress...

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Daily Shorts: UAE's first commercial wind farm, Japan will subsidize hydrogen aeroplanes, and more

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The UAE launched its first commercial-scale wind power project, a 104 MW installation at four sites run by the emirates' green power company Masdar. Electricity from the wind farm ...

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WESD 2023: India’s GH2 journey has only just begun, electrolysers need manufacturing fillip

Dr. Kamat marks out countries that have released active hydrogen policies or roadmaps (dark green) and those that have pilot projects announced or underway (light green).

India needs manufacturing policies for electrolysers alone, otherwise its hydrogen ambitions might falter, the WESD discussions on green hydrogen revealed. Panellists pointed out t...

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India's energy demand to double to 75 exajoules by 2047, boarding hydrogen bus crucial: Dr Lele, Director, NCL

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India might have missed several 'busses' such as the solar bus and the semiconductor bus, but the country is all set to board the crucial hydrogen bus along wit...

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Daily Shorts: Japanese scale up hydrogen play, US auctions wind sites in Gulf of Mexico

A Japanese-American group plans to produce e-methane in the US, which will be liquefied at the Cameron LNG terminal and exported to Japan from 2030. Image: Pexels

Japanese companies are scaling up their hydrogen act. Mitsui & Co, Mitsui Chemicals, IHI Corp and Kansai Electric said they will jointly study a hydrogen and ammonia supply cha...

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Daily Shorts: BYD profit triples, Indonesia's Aceh to get green hydrogen plant

Chinese EV powerhouse BYD said first-half profit tripled to $1.50 billion, as record deliveries helped the company retain the title of China's biggest-selling automotive brand. Dat...

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Daily Shorts: Swiss town gets 100% RE capacity, Germany’s getting an 800 MW hydrogen power plant and more

RWE's hydrogen plant will use Ansaldo Energia’s GT36 turbine to generate power. Image: Ansaldo Energia

Switzerland has installed six wind turbines in the town of Sainte-Croix along its French border, giving it enough capacity to meet the town's energy needs through renewable sources...

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Weekend Roundup: Itochu launches $2 billion RE fund, Mercedes says China central to coming EV campaign

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Japan's Itochu Corp announced the company will invest around $2 billion in renewable power assets in Canada and the US through Overland Capital Partners, a fund set up in partnersh...

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Air Products, Edmonton Int'l Airport to bring Alberta’s first hydrogen FCEV passenger fleet

One of the world's leading hydrogen producer, Air Products has been selected as the hydrogen and technology provider for hydrogen fuel cell passenger vehicle fleet to be operated b...

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Rio Tinto, Sumitomo building A$111 million hydrogen demonstrator for alumina refining

Rio Tinto's announcement of the demonstrator comes the success of a A$1.2 million feasibility study. Image: Rio TInto

Mining behemoth Rio Tinto and Japan's Sumitomo Corporation have announced a A$111 million demonstration project to lower carbon emissions from alumina refining. The companies will ...

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Sinopec's first green hydrogen facility comes onstream with capacity of 20,000 TPA

The site of Sinopec's green hydrogen project in Inner Mongolia. Image: PRNewswire

The China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, also known as Sinopec, has started production at its first green hydrogen plant, the Chinese news agency Xinhua said. The plant, loc...

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World Bank approves ₹12,300 crore for India's low-carbon energy sector

The World Bank announced it had approved just above ₹12,300 crore to accelerate the development of low-carbon energy technology in India. In a statement, the bank said its funding ...

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