Scottish Enterprise project converting train to hydrogen power

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Scottish Enterprise, Transport Scotland and the Hydrogen Accelerator, based at the University of St Andrews, have appointed Arcola Energy and a consortium of industry leaders in hydrogen fuel cell integration, rail engineering and functional safety to deliver Scotland’s first hydrogen powered train.

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Photocatalytic optical fibers convert water into hydrogen

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Researchers at the University of Southampton have transformed optical fibers into photocatalytic microreactors that convert water into hydrogen fuel using solar energy. Catalysts Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Solar Solar fuels

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Bakken Energy to purchase synfuels plant and convert to blue hydrogen production as part of $2B hydrogen hub project

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Located near Beulah, North Dakota, the Synfuels Plant will be transformed into the largest and lowest-cost, blue hydrogen production facility in the United States. In June 2021, Bakken and Mitsubishi Power Americas (Mitsubishi) entered into a strategic partnership to create a world-class clean hydrogen hub in North Dakota to produce, store, transport, and locally capture and sequester carbon (CO 2 ). Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Hydrogen Hydrogen Production

New waste-to-hydrogen plant in Tokyo to convert wastewater sludge into H2 for vehicles and power generation

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Renewable hydrogen systems manufacturer Ways2H Inc. announced the completion of a facility in Tokyo that will convert sewage sludge into renewable hydrogen fuel for fuel cell mobility and power generation. JBEC) to convert waste biomass into renewable hydrogen.

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Air Products and Cummins partner on hydrogen fuel cell trucks; Air Products to convert global 2K truck fleet to H2

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Air Products and Cummins signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to work together to accelerate the integration of hydrogen fuel cell trucks in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Cummins will provide hydrogen fuel cell electric powertrains integrated into selected OEM partners’ heavy-duty trucks for Air Products, as Air Products begins the process of converting its global fleet of distribution vehicles to hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.

Transform Materials plasma process converts abundant natural gas into high-value hydrogen and acetylene

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Transform Materials has developed a novel and sustainable microwave plasma reactor process to convert natural gas into high-value hydrogen and acetylene, thereby opening up a new pathway for green chemical manufacturing. Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Natural Gas

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ULEMCo delivers water tanker converted to use hydrogen dual fuel

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UK-based ULEMCo has worked with Yorkshire Water to produce what is believed to be the first water tanker anywhere to operate on hydrogen fuel. ULEMCo’s conversion of a diesel to hydrogen dual fuel includes the following: 350 bar (5000 psi) storage tanks (volume dependent on vehicle space).

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Port of Corpus Christi, Howard announce to convert Javelina refinery services facility to blue hydrogen production

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The Port of Corpus Christi Authority (Port of Corpus Christi) and Howard Midstream Energy Partners, LLC (Howard/HEP) have executed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) stating their intention to convert Howard’s Javelina refinery services facility into the region’s first blue hydrogen production facility. This hydrogen is currently sold back to refineries and other industries where it is used to remove impurities such as sulfur during the refining process.

PNNL team develops new low-cost method to convert captured CO2 to methane

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Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have developed a new method to convert captured CO 2 into methane, the primary component of natural gas. Methane derived from CO 2 and renewable H 2 sources is an attractive fuel, and it has great potential as a renewable hydrogen carrier as an environmentally responsible carbon capture and utilization approach. Different methods for converting CO 2 into methane have long been known.

Startup licenses ORNL technology for converting organic waste to hydrogen

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The technologies work as a system that converts organic waste into renewable hydrogen gas for use as a biofuel. The system combines biology and electrochemistry to degrade organic waste—such as plant biomass or food waste—to produce hydrogen. There are usually thousands of microbes that are required to convert a complex organic mixture from biomass into electrons. Hydrogen Production

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Germany Uses Converted Tesla Model Y To Showcase 'Green Hydrogen'

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Sadly, the Model Y is already much more efficient than it is once converted to a 'Hyber Hybrid

Citroën introduces ë-Jumpy Hydrogen van

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Citroën is supplementing its range of electric LCVs with hydrogen technology to meet the needs of the 8% of companies required to make journeys of more than 300 km (186 miles) or lacking the time to recharge their vehicle during the day. Electric (Battery) Fleets Fuel Cells Hydrogen

Deutsche Aircraft and Universal Hydrogen partner on hydrogen-fueled regional aviation

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Deutsche Aircraft, the new purpose-driven German aircraft Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) ( earlier post ), and Universal Hydrogen Co. Aviation & Aerospace Hydrogen Market Background

Multicomponent catalytic system efficiently converts carbon dioxide to methanol

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Inspired by naturally occurring processes, a team of Boston College chemists used a multi-catalyst system to convert carbon dioxide to methanol at the lowest temperatures reported with high activity and selectivity.

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Sasol and UCT researchers collaborate on the use of commercial iron catalysts to convert hydrogen and CO2 into green jet fuel and chemicals

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A team of researchers from Sasol and the Catalysis Institute at the University of Cape Town (UCT) has made advancements in the use of commercial iron catalyst, produced cheaply and at large scale at Sasol’s Secunda plant, which would enable conversion of unavoidable or biogenically-derived carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) and green hydrogen directly to a variety of green chemicals and jet fuel. There are two ways to convert CO 2 into a useful range of products using FT chemistry.

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. “Climate protection can only succeed with green hydrogen.

Universal Hydrogen, magniX, Plug Power, and AeroTEC set up hydrogen aviation center at Moses Lake, Washington

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Universal Hydrogen, magniX, Plug Power and AeroTEC have established a Hydrogen Aviation Test and Service Center at Grant County International Airport in Moses Lake, Washington. The center will focus on the test flight and certification of Universal Hydrogen’s retrofit conversion of a Dash-8 regional turboprop aircraft, scheduled for entry into commercial service in 2025. Aviation & Aerospace Hydrogen Testing

Proton Motor Fuel Cell and Aumann AG expand partnership to series production of hydrogen fuel cells

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Since 2017, Proton Motor Fuel Cell GmbH has been working with Aumann AG as part of the larger EU program “ Fit-4-AMandA ” (Fit for Automatic Manufacturing and Assembly) on hydrogen fuel cell stack production with financing from the agency FCH JU (Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking).

AW-Energy entering green hydrogen market with wave energy device

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AW-Energy Oy is entering the commercial hydrogen market by introducing a combined WaveRoller and HydrogenHub process for the production of green hydrogen. In AW-Energy’s concept, wave energy complements solar power production to enable large-scale green hydrogen.

EU project HyFlexFuel converted sewage sludge and other biomasses into kerosene by hydrothermal liquefaction (HTL); SAF

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Under these conditions, biomass is converted into a crude bio-oil, which is separated from the process water behind the reactor. Thereby, oxygen and nitrogen are removed from the biocrude, which is in turn converted into a mixture of hydrocarbons.

Oxford team directly converts CO2 to jet fuel using iron-based catalysts

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Researchers at the University of Oxford have developed a method to convert CO 2 directly into aviation fuel using a novel, inexpensive iron-based catalyst. Jet fuel synthesis via CO 2 hydrogenation initially takes place by the RWGS reaction (CO 2 ?+?H

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EGEB: This Tokyo facility converts sewage into clean hydrogen

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In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): A new facility in Tokyo that converts sewage into renewable hydrogen has been completed. more… The post EGEB: This Tokyo facility converts sewage into clean hydrogen appeared first on Electrek.

BMW begins road testing of i Hydrogen NEXT; small-series production model in late 2022

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The BMW Group is beginning to test near-standard vehicles with a hydrogen fuel cell drive train in everyday conditions on European roads. The BMW i Hydrogen NEXT is a pure electric vehicle that uses hydrogen as fuel by converting it into electricity in a fuel cell.

Rice team awarded $3.3M ARPA-E OPEN+ grant to convert methane into carbon nanotubes and hydrogen

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Rice University researchers have won a $3.3-million Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) OPEEN+ grant to develop a method to convert natural gas into carbon nanotubes for materials that can replace metals in large-scale applications. The goal is to save energy and stem carbon dioxide emissions from metal manufacturing while concurrently generating clean hydrogen and fixing fossil-sourced carbon in solid materials.

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Get H2 partners propose green hydrogen pipeline in Europe

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Seven companies from the GET H2 initiative in Europe want to build a cross-border pipeline for green hydrogen. In Lingen (Emsland) RWE produces green hydrogen via an electrolysis plant. The link to the Dutch gas market lays the foundation for a trans-European hydrogen market.

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ULEMCo to deliver 20 hydrogen-fueled vehicles for Glasgow; largest hydrogen dual fuel conversion to date

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ULEMCo, the UK company converting commercial vehicles to run on hydrogen, has commenced the largest single deployment of hydrogen dual fuel vehicles yet. The City Council is in the process of securing green hydrogen for the fleet to refuel.

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EC JRC finds delivery of large amounts of green hydrogen over long distances could be cost-effective

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The European Commission’s Joint Research Center (JRC) published a policy brief showing that delivery of large amounts of renewable hydrogen over long distances could be cost-effective. There is no single optimal hydrogen delivery solution across every transport scenario.

Cummins begins testing of hydrogen-fueled internal combustion engine

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Cummins has begun testing a hydrogen-fueled internal combustion engine. Cummins is thrilled about the potential of the hydrogen engine to reduce emissions and provide power and performance for customers. The hydrogen engine program can potentially expand the technology options available to achieve a more sustainable transport sector, complementing our capabilities in hydrogen fuel cell, battery electric and renewable natural gas powertrains. Engines Hydrogen

Ricardo advances hydrogen engine; testing prototype at University of Brighton

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Ricardo has developed a hydrogen-fueled research engine which could offer a renewable, economic and durable technology solution to accelerate zero-carbon emissions in heavy duty trucks, off-highway machines and marine vessels. Engines Heavy-duty Hydrogen

Consortium developing green hydrogen megaproject in Oman

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The consortium has been collaborating on the project for more than three years, which will consist of 25 gigawatts (GW) of renewable solar and wind energy at full capacity to produce millions of tons of zero-carbon green hydrogen per annum.

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bp plans UK’s largest hydrogen project; 1GW of blue hydrogen

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bp is developing plans for the UK’s largest blue hydrogen production facility, targeting 1GW of hydrogen production by 2030. bp’s hydrogen business and make a major contribution to the UK Government’s target of developing 5GW of hydrogen production by 2030.

Rice team demonstrates more efficient photocatalyst for converting ammonia to hydrogen

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Rice University nanoscientists have demonstrated a new catalyst that can convert ammonia into hydrogen fuel at ambient pressure using only light energy, mainly due to a plasmonic effect that makes the catalyst more efficient. Scientists with Rice’s Laboratory for Nanophotonics have shown how a light-driven plasmonic effect allows catalysts of copper and ruthenium to more efficiently break apart ammonia molecules, which each contain one nitrogen and three hydrogen atoms.

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Fraunhofer IFF team designing hydrogen factory of the future

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Researchers at the Fraunhofer IFF in Germany are designing the distributed and modular production and distribution of green hydrogen for industry, business and transportation throughout the value chain—a hydrogen factory of the future. The hydrogen factory of the future.

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Dutch report suggests hydrogen exchange could catalyze hydrogen market

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A hydrogen exchange, similar to electricity and gas exchanges, could act as a catalyst for a market for climate-neutral hydrogen, according to an exploratory study, “A Hydrogen Exchange for the Climate”, presented to Eric Wiebes, the Netherlands Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy. A hydrogen exchange could be set up in stages and grow incrementally along with the formation of a market for climate-neutral hydrogen. Europe Hydrogen Market Background

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Raven SR & Hyzon Motors to build up to 100 waste-to-hydrogen hubs

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a global supplier of hydrogen fuel cell-powered commercial vehicles, announced a joint venture to build up to 100 hydrogen hubs across the United States and globally. into locally produced, renewable hydrogen for Hyzon’s fleet of zero-emission commercial vehicles.

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Biden says he will convert Federal fleet to electric vehicles

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The government had no hydrogen vehicles in its fleet at the time the GSA posted the report. In remarks made at the signing of his Executive Order on Strengthening American Manufacturing, President Biden said that he would replace the federal government’s fleet of vehicles with electric vehicles made in the US.

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Converting wastepaper to biocrude and hydrogen

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A pair of researchers at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology have demonstrated homogeneously catalyzed subcritical aqueous phase reforming (APR) of wastepaper to produce biocrude and hydrogen. The researchers decided to explore the potential for converting wastepaper to fuels. Biomass Fuels Hydrogen Production Biocrude compounds, product gas and reaction pathways from APR of wastepaper at 250 °C in presence of 5 wt % Ni(NO 3 ) 2 catalyst.

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Jemena and Coregas partner on green hydrogen for New South Wales transport industry

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Australian energy infrastructure company Jemena and gas supply company Coregas are partnering to advance the use of green hydrogen for the transport industry in New South Wales. This is the first time the New South Wales transport industry will have access to green hydrogen.

Hyundai outlines broad hydrogen strategy; focus on commercial vehicles; cost parity with BEVs by 2030

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In an online event from Seoul, Hyundai Motor Group presented plans to popularize hydrogen by 2040 through the introduction of new technologies and mobility solutions in transportation and other industrial sectors. RHGV (Rescue Hydrogen Generator Vehicle).

HydroWing, Tocardo partner on production of hydrogen from tidal power

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HydroWing, in partnership with Tocardo, introduced the THyPSO (Tidal Hydrogen production, Storage and Offtake), a concept that creates green hydrogen from the sea, contributing to the wider global decarbonization of energy systems.

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Deutsche Aircraft and H2FLY partner on hydrogen-fuel-cell technology for commercial regional aircraft

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The partnership will see the two companies convert the Dornier 328 aircraft for hydrogen flight, with the demonstrator aircraft expected to take to the skies in 2025. MW hydrogen system, making it the most powerful hydrogen-electric-powered aircraft to date.

Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction partners with RevoTech on production of hydrogen from waste plastic

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Korea’s Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction has embarked on the development of technology for producing hydrogen using waste plastic and vinyl. Doosan is working on developing a hydrogen reformer that has the capacity to produce 0.3 Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Market Background

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Port of Antwerp converting tug to methanol propulsion; becoming a multi-fuel port

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The Port of Antwerp is converting a tug to methanol propulsion. By 2025, it aims to become a fully-fledged multi-fuel port, in which seagoing and inland vessels will be able to bunker, not only conventional fuels, but also low-carbon alternatives such as methanol, hydrogen or electricity.