Equinor and SSE Thermal have announced their intention to buy Triton Power from Energy Capital Partners (ECP) and are starting preparations to use hydrogen in Triton’s Saltend Power Station in the UK.
First Hydrogen is looking to develop a green hydrogen generation infrastructure in the form of a ‘hydrogen village’. The announcement helps illustrate both the opportunities arising out of the UK’s hydrogen strategy, but also the real-world challenges that lie ahead.
By Nick Smee, Partner, Browne Jacobson
Germany’s RWE has agreed to buy the 1.4 GW Magnum gas-fired plant in Eemshaven in the Netherlands from Vattenfall in a deal valued at €500 million.
Hydrogène de France (HDF) has signed an MOU with Pestech International to collaborate on green hydrogen production from hydropower plants in Cambodia and Malaysia.
The US Department of Energy (DOE) will fund research organisation GTI and its partners for the next phase of a project exploring how stored hydrogen can be used for load following with a CCGT.
German energy group Uniper has announced it is working on a project to establish a hydrogen technology hub at the site of the 762 MW Gelsenkirchen-Scholven coal-fired power plant in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Korean Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) has announced that it will develop commercialisation of carbon-free power generation technologies that use ammonia blends and hydrogen blends.
Singapore-based Gen X Energy and ACE Enexor, a subsidiary of AC Energy Corp, have entered into a joint venture to develop a 1100 MW gas-fired combined cycle power plant in the Philippines.
Adani Enterprises, the Indian coal mining company, has set up a new subsidiary to produce green hydrogen and equipment for solar and wind power generation.
Japan’s Kawasaki Heavy Industries has announced that it aims to achieve carbon neutrality in its domestic factories and officers in 2030 through a 100 MW hydrogen-fuelled power plant it will build.