Hydrogen

Mitsubishi Power Delivers Hydrogen-Ready Gas Turbines to Utah Project

(P&GJ) — Mitsubishi Power Americas has delivered two M501JAC advanced-class gas turbines to the Intermountain Power Project (IPP) Renewed project in Delta, Utah. A pipeline from the ACES Delta hub will feed the IPP Renewed project with hydrogen to operate the J-Class turbines.

Spain's Enagas to Gauge Hydrogen Appetite as It Seeks EU Subsidies

Spanish natural gas grid operator Enagas is to start gathering data on hydrogen supply and demand as it moves forward with plans for national and international hydrogen pipelines it expects will get significant European Union subsidies.

Australian Firm FFI Dives into U.S. Market with Phoenix Hydrogen Hub Acquisition

(P&GJ) — Australian green hydrogen developer Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) has made its first move into the U.S. market by purchasing the Phoenix Hydrogen Hub (PHH) project in Buckeye, Arizona, from fuel-cell truck manufacturer Nikola for $24 million.

India's ACME Group Gets $490 Million in Funding for Oman Project

Indian renewable energy company ACME Group said on Friday it raised $487.98 million in fresh funding from infrastructure finance firm REC, to start its green hydrogen and ammonia project in Oman.

EverWind to Invest $1 Billion in Hydrogen, Ammonia Production to Power Nova Scotia Project

EverWind Fuels said on Monday it would invest $1 billion in renewable energy generation to power its green hydrogen and ammonia production project in Nova Scotia.

Riyadh, Tokyo to Cooperate on Energy Security, Hydrogen and Ammonia

Saudi Arabia said on Sunday it remains committed to securing oil supplies for Japan and will continue cooperating with Tokyo on clean hydrogen, ammonia, and recycled carbon fuels.

Gas Operator DESFA Looking to Build 336-Mile Hydrogen Pipeline for $1.12 Billion

DESFA said that the 540-km (336-mile) pipeline will be part of a European corridor connecting regions with high potential for hydrogen production with central Europe and southern Germany, where significant demand is expected by 2030.

TC Energy Urges Canada to Speed Permits for Energy Transition Projects

TC Energy has more than 20,000 kilometers (14,300 miles) of pipeline in western Canada that could be repurposed to carry carbon dioxide for sequestration underground or transport low-emissions hydrogen, CEO Francois Poirier said.

Africa Explores Vast Clean Hydrogen Potential

The launch of the Africa Green Hydrogen Alliance (AGHA) by Kenya, South Africa, Namibia, Egypt, Morocco, and Mauritania came on the same day that the European Union published its ‘REPowerEU Plan’ to accelerate renewable energy deployment and end its reliance on Russian oil and gas.

Engie Bets on Korean Demand with $7 Billion Oman Green Ammonia Project

The approximately $7 billion project will consist of five gigawatts of new wind and solar, an electrolyzer producing 200,000 tons of hydrogen each year, and dedicated hydrogen pipelines to bring the gas to an ammonia production plant near the port of Duqm.

Portugal Doubles 2030 Goals for Solar and Hydrogen Capacity

Portugal has more than doubled its 2030 goals for installed capacity of solar energy and electrolyzers to produce green hydrogen, as it aims to decommission natural gas-fired power plants by 2040 and possibly become carbon neutral by 2045.

Sinopec's First Green Hydrogen Plant Starts Production in Xinjiang

Sinopec's first green hydrogen facility has the capacity to produce 20,000 metric tons of hydrogen a year, using solar power to electrolyze water, the company said in a statement.

Germany, South Africa Agree to Cooperate on Green Hydrogen Projects

Germany and South Africa on Tuesday agreed to cooperate on green hydrogen projects in the latest bid by Europe to tap into Africa's huge renewable resource potential to meet 2050 net-zero targets.

Portugal's Grid Ready to Transport 10% Hydrogen This Year

Portugal's REN has started adapting its high-pressure natural gas grid to allow it to carry up to 10% share of green hydrogen as early this year, the company said on Thursday.

South Africa Partners With Dutch, Danish Governments On $1 Billion Green Hydrogen Fund

South Africa's energy transition plan envisages setting up an ecosystem and export hub for green hydrogen, which is made using renewable energy and without producing greenhouse gas emissions.

Useful Considerations for CO2, Hydrogen Pipeline Operators

(P&GJ) — When a pipeline operator becomes a “common carrier” under Texas law, it is granted the power of eminent domain over private property for public use. Texas law provides two independent sources for common carrier status: Texas Natural Resources Code Section 111 and Texas Business Organizations Code Section 2.105. Common carrier status is critical to pipeline projects in Texas, especially when easements are difficult to obtain.

Hydrogen’s Importance in Looking Beyond Climate Change

(P&GJ) — Looking back two decades when actor-turned-politician Arnold Schwarzenegger was governor of California, stakeholders in the nation’s most populous state were talking about creating a “Hydrogen Highway” for alternative fueled transportation.

Repurposing Pipelines for Hydrogen Transportation

(P&GJ) — The energy transition and climate targets have created a pressing need to scale technologies to decarbonize hard-to-abate sectors, many of which require low-carbon gases as well as greater electrification.

Software Adds Efficiency for Companies Transporting, Storing Hydrogen

(P&GJ) — Decarbonization is a critical challenge facing the world today, and the expansion of renewable energy sources is a key component of addressing this challenge. In the face of changing corporate and public goals with regards to the low-carbon energy transition and changing energy landscape, many companies are looking for opportunities to support more sustainable forms of energy.

IDB Approves $400 Million Loan to Develop Chile's Green Hydrogen Industry

The green hydrogen industry is an opportunity for Chile, the development bank said, due to Chile's ability to produce renewable energy at low cost.

Germany Welcomes Construction of Hydrogen-Ready Pipeline with Italy

The 3,300-km (2,050-mile) project is led by four major European transmission system operators (TSOs): Snam, Trans Austria Gasleitung (TAG), Gas Connect Austria (GCA) and bayernets in Germany.

Aramco, ENI Invest in UK-Based Low-Carbon Fuel Venture

The venture units of oil firms Saudi Aramco and Italy's ENI have joined the world's largest passenger carrier United Airlines to invest in British start-up OXCCU's efforts to slash the prohibitively high cost of lower-carbon aviation fuel, the companies said on Wednesday.

Japan to Invest $107 Billion in Hydrogen Supply Over 15 Years

Japan plans to invest $107.5 billion over the next 15 years to supply the country with hydrogen, the government said on Tuesday, as it accelerates efforts to use the gas to shift to a low-carbon economy.

Hyphen and Namibia Agree Next Phase of $10 Billion Green Hydrogen Project

Hyphen Hydrogen Energy has agreed a deal with the government of Namibia for the next phase of a $10 billion green hydrogen project that will export to Europe once complete, the two parties said on Wednesday.

Pembina Pipeline, Marubeni to Partner on Low-Carbon Ammonia Export Project

(P&GJ) — Initial feasibility studies have been completed and the facility has an anticipated design capacity of up to 185 kilotonnes per annum of low-carbon hydrogen production, which will be converted into approximately one million tonnes per year of low-carbon ammonia.

Spain Says It Will Not Plug French Energy Gap Left By 'Pink Hydrogen'

France should first cover its domestic energy needs before using its nuclear fleet to produce hydrogen to export through a planned pipeline linked to Spain, Spanish Energy Minister Teresa Ribera told Reuters.

Chevron, Exxon Seek State Backing for Australia Carbon Capture, Hydrogen Projects

Chevron Corp. and Exxon Mobil Corp., the two largest U.S. fossil fuel companies, are seeking Australia's backing for carbon capture and storage (CCS) and hydrogen projects as they look to increase investment in a bid to slash intensity of carbon emissions.

FDE Discovers Natural Hydrogen in Eastern France

(P&GJ) — FDE, an independent multienergy producer with a negative carbon footprint, announced that it has discovered significant concentrations of natural hydrogen in one of the wells previously drilled by FDE in Eastern France.

Factbox: Carbon Capture, Hydrogen Are the Main Tools in Biden’s Power Plan

The Biden administration on Thursday unveiled its plan to slash greenhouse gas emissions from the U.S. power sector, part of its broader effort to decarbonize the economy to fight climate change.

Saudi Arabia and Netherlands Agree to Collaborate on Green Energy

Saudi Arabia and the Netherlands on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on the development of green energy and hydrogen.