Hydrogen

Woodside Energy Awards Nel Contract for US Hydrogen Project

(P&GJ) — Woodside Energy has awarded Nel Hydrogen Electrolyzer AS, a subsidiary of Nel ASA, a contract for the alkaline electrolyzer equipment for H2OK, its proposed hydrogen project in Ardmore, Oklahoma.

Sasol, ArcelorMittal to Jointly Explore Green Hydrogen, Carbon Capture Projects

In a statement, Sasol said the two firms would jointly advance a green hydrogen and derivatives study on the Saldanha region's potential as an export hub for green hydrogen and derivatives, as well as green steel production.

Spain's Cepsa Signs Green Hydrogen Shipping Deal with Rotterdam Port

Spanish oil and gas group Cepsa has signed a deal with the Dutch port of Rotterdam to ship green hydrogen from southern Spain to northern Europe, the oil company and the port said on Tuesday, confirming an earlier report by the Financial Times.

EU Approves $5.2 Billion in State Funding for Hydrogen Projects

(P&GJ) — The European Commission has approved $5.15 billion in public funding for hydrogen projects. The commission claimed that this action could lead to an additional $6.7 billion in private sector investments.

More Than 20 Countries Agree to Boost Low-Emission Hydrogen Output by 2030

More than 20 countries, led by Japan, have agreed to boost output of low-emission hydrogen to at least 90 million tonnes a year by 2030 from 1 million tonnes now, the Japanese industry ministry said on Monday.

RWE, Neptune Energy Award Feasibility Study Contract for North Sea Hydrogen Project

RWE and Neptune Energy have awarded a series of technical feasibility study contract awards to Siemens Gamesa, H2SEA and Enersea to support concept engineering work for the H2opZee offshore green hydrogen project in the North Sea. Transportation to shore of this green hydrogen will be via pipeline.

Blue Hydrogen Projects Projected to Exceed 2030 Targets in UK

(P&GJ) — The latest analysis from research and consultancy firm Westwood Global Energy Group showed that blue hydrogen projects account for over 16 GW of total announced hydrogen capacity in the U.K. and Norway, equivalent to approximately 90% of the hydrogen projects total for the same region.

Amazon Signs Green Hydrogen Supply Deal with Plug Power

Plug Power Inc. has signed a deal with Amazon.com Inc. to supply liquid green hydrogen, the companies said on Thursday, sending the hydrogen fuel cell maker's shares up over 12% in early trade.

Shell, Shenergy Form JV to Establish Hydrogen Distribution Hub in China

Shell (China) Ltd. and Shenergy (Group) Co. Ltd. have agreed to form a joint venture to build a network of hydrogen refueling stations in Shanghai, Shell’s first hydrogen refueling network in Asia.

Broker Marsh Unveils First Insurance Facility for Hydrogen Projects

Developed with insurers American International Group and Liberty Specialty Markets, Marsh said the new facility would provide up to $300 million of cover per risk for the construction and start up phases of hydrogen projects globally.

Canada Says Hydrogen Better Than LNG for German Needs

Providing clean hydrogen to Germany and the rest of Europe is a better opportunity for Canada than trying to build LNG terminals, Canada's natural resources minister said last week, but it would require the construction of a new pipeline to transport the gas from Alberta to Europe.

Advent Technologies, DEPA Commercial Collaborate to Develop Greece’s Hydrogen Economy

Advent Technologies Holdings Inc. has signed a memorandum of understanding with DEPA Commercial, the leading importer of pipeline gas and LNG in Greece, to collaborate on hydrogen projects of common interest.

NFE, Plug Power Partner to Build 120 MW Green Hydrogen Plant on Gulf Coast

New Fortress Energy Inc. has entered an agreement with Plug Power Inc., a leading provider of turnkey hydrogen solutions for the global green hydrogen economy, to build a 120-megawatt (MW) industrial-scale green hydrogen plant near Beaumont, Texas.

Brazil's Unigel Secures $120 Million Investment for Green Hydrogen Project

Brazilian chemical maker Unigel has announced plans to build a green hydrogen plant in the northeastern state of Bahia and has secured an initial investment of $120 million, with the goal of making it one of the largest of its kind in the world.

NTT to Study Hydrogen Transportation Through Existing Pipelines

NTT Anode Energy Corp. has launched a research and development project to study safety measures for the mass transportation of hydrogen through existing pipeline infrastructure.

Chancellor Scholz: Selling Germany Hydrogen a Big Opportunity for Egypt and The World

Germany and Egypt have agreed to cooperate on building out the hydrogen economy as part of Europe's efforts to diversify away from its current dependence on Russian gas, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said after meeting with the Egyptian President.

Taking a Look at 5 Opportunities in a Hydrogen Economy

The United States and many other countries have set goals to reach carbon neutrality by 2050 or sooner. To achieve this end, entire economies will need to be decarbonized.

Operator Enagas to Invest $4.8 Billion in Gas Infrastructure, Hydrogen Projects by 2030

Spanish gas grid operator Enagas said on Tuesday it expects to invest $4.77 billion in gas infrastructure, renewable hydrogen and biomethane production projects by 2030, including the completion of an underwater gas pipeline between Spain and Italy.

DNV to Evaluate Use of Hydrogen in Czech Republic Pipeline

DNV, an assurance provider, has been asked by NET4GAS, the international gas transmission system operator based in the Czech Republic, to evaluate the hydrogen suitability of an existing DN 1400 pressure natural gas transmission pipeline and related stations.

Shell Begins Construction on Renewable Hydrogen Project in Netherlands

Shell Plc said on Wednesday it would start building a renewable hydrogen plant in the Netherlands, which according to the energy giant will be Europe's largest once it is operational in 2025.

Dutch Government Pledges $789 Million to Develop Hydrogen Network

The Dutch government on Wednesday said it would invest 750 million euros ($789 million) through to 2031 to develop a national hydrogen transportation network.

Tokyo Gas Begins Synthetic Methane Trial Using Green Hydrogen

Tokyo Gas Co. Ltd., Japan's top city gas supplier, has begun a pilot program of methanation, a technology to help decarbonize city gas, and plans to use green hydrogen sourced from renewable energy for the trial by next March.

Finland Plans to Build Hydrogen Pipeline Network

Finland announced plans on Wednesday to build a hydrogen transmission network to help reduce carbon emissions. Construction is set to start in southeastern Finland near the Russian border with a 15-km (9-mile) hydrogen pipeline.

CenterPoint Energy Launches Green Hydrogen Project in Minnesota

CenterPoint Energy has launched its green hydrogen project in Minneapolis, which uses renewable electricity to safely split hydrogen from water, and the zero-carbon hydrogen is then blended at low concentrations with natural gas into the utility's local distribution pipeline system.

BP Buys 41% Stake in Australian Wind, Solar, Hydrogen Mega-Project

BP plc has agreed to buy a 40.5% stake and become operator of an Australian renewable energy project that could become one of the world's biggest producers of green hydrogen, the global oil major said.

DOE Awards $504 Million Loan Guarantee to Utah Hydrogen Storage Project

The U.S. Department of Energy closed on a $504.4 million loan guarantee to help finance the construction of the Advanced Clean Energy Storage I project in Utah, the world’s largest industrial green hydrogen storage facility.

Italgas Plans to Invest $4.7 Billion to Upgrade Gas Pipeline Network in Italy

Italgas plans to invest $4.7 billion to 2028 to complete the upgrade of its domestic Italian network, which includes 74,000 km (46,000 miles) of regulated gas pipelines, the company said on Wednesday.

Natural Gas Companies Look to Hydrogen to Extend Life of US Pipelines

Natural gas companies plan to use hydrogen and renewable natural gas made from landfills or agricultural waste to extend the life of existing pipelines in a future carbon-free world, energy executives said at the Reuters Global Energy Transition conference on Tuesday.

DOE Launches $8 Billion Program for Clean Hydrogen Hubs across US

The U.S. Department of Energy filed a notice of intent to fund the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law’s $8 billion program to develop regional clean hydrogen hubs – H2Hubs – across America, the DOE said in a press release on Monday.

Hydrogen Blending Well into Climate Change Discussion

The venerable international energy conference, CERAWeek, returned as a live, week-long venue in Houston the second week of March, touting its usual lineup of speakers from around the globe and its topics from A to Z in the energy space.