The Ontario government is investing $5.9 million in nine new projects to integrate hydrogen use into the Canadian province’s electricity grid.
EnBW, a German regional utility, has placed awarded GE Vernova two orders for H-Class natural gas-fired combined cycle power generation equipment for EnBW’s CHP power stations in Heilbronn and Altbach/Deizisau near Stuttgart.
Singapore has announced its intention to start a project to utilise ammonia as a fuel source for power generation.
The consortium HYFLEXPOWER has used 100 per cent renewable hydrogen to operate a gas turbine on the site of Smurfit-Kappa at Saillat-sur-Vienne in France.
With only around 9 per cent of new green hydrogen projects under construction or having reached final investment decision stage, Nadim Chaudhry, Chief Executive Officer, World Hydrogen Leaders, takes a look at the challenges and likely pathways to drive the industry forward.
The untapped potential of green hydrogen is key to decarbonisation and achieving net zero targets but more long-term projects are needed to meet 2050 demand forecast.
Olga Bezhentseva, Director Commercial Advisory, Mazars
Green, or low carbon, hubs located within economic free zones and coupled with the designation of spoke infrastructure as national critical infrastructure, could put the UK on the path to achieve its 10 GW hydrogen production capacity target by 2030
Gavin Watson, Partner at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
In a collaboration with Siemens Energy, German utility LEAG has commissioned its first gas-fired power plant in southern Germany at the site of a former air base in Leipheim.
HD Hyundai Infracore, a construction equipment unit of South Korea’s HD Hyundai Group, has signed an MOU with Korea East-West Power to develop and commercialise hydrogen gas engines.
Alexandre Silveira, Brazil’s Energy Minister, said that the country aims to pass a regulatory framework for offshore wind and green hydrogen by the end of 2023.