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HyIron opens direct reduction plant for green iron

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HyIron, with the support of the state of Lower Saxony, has commissioned what it says is the world’s largest direct reduction plant for green iron on the site of RWE’s Emsland gas-fired power plant. At the plant, iron ore will be reduced solely with the aid of green hydrogen.

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Rolls-Royce releasing mtu rail engines for sustainable fuels

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Rolls-Royce is releasing mtu rail engines for use with sustainable fuels. If the fuels are produced with the help of renewable energy and green hydrogen—through what is termed a Power-to-X process—existing rail vehicles can be operated in a completely CO 2 -neutral manner.

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Rolls-Royce commissions test bench for mtu hydrogen engines for climate-neutral power supply

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Rolls-Royce has commissioned its first in-house test bench for mtu hydrogen engines at its Augsburg site. The mtu gas engine portfolio is being prepared for hydrogen as a fuel, thus enabling a climate-neutral energy supply. In conjunction with these renewable sources, we see hydrogen as an essential energy carrier of the future.

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Haru Oni e-fuels demo plant in Chile officially opens

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The Chilean-German energy partnership launched in 2019 offers great potential to cooperate on climate protection and the indispensable transformation of the fuel industry. Haru Oni will produce green hydrogen via electrolysis using renewable energy from the wind. billion vehicles with combustion engines in the world today.

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Rolls-Royce launches mtu hydrogen solutions for power generation

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Rolls-Royce is further developing its mtu gas engine portfolio for power generation and cogeneration to run on hydrogen as a fuel and thus enable a climate-neutral energy supply. Already today, gensets powered by mtu Series 500 and Series 4000 gas engines can be operated with a gas blending of 10% hydrogen.

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Tesla Model Y converted into green hydrogen car to show “Hyper Hybrid” innovations

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German Federal Research Minister Anja Karliczek recently unveiled an example of a “hyper hybrid” vehicle powered by synthetic methanol, which is based on “green hydrogen” technologies. But while the idea to produce a climate-friendly car is admirable, the vehicle Germany used for the project was quite questionable.

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Volkswagen Group continues switch to low-emission logistics with order for four more LNG ships

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After the first two LNG car carriers entered service in 2020, Volkswagen Group Logistics has now ordered four more ships with dual-fuel engines that can be powered with LNG. Only unavoidable emissions are offset by climate protection measures.

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