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Global hydrogen station deployments surpass 1,000; China leads

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The number of hydrogen stations deployed globally has surpassed the 1,000-mark, according to a study by Information Trends. China represents roughly one-third of global deployments, but the US lags far behind with less than 100 hydrogen stations.

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Equinor and RWE to develop hydrogen-fired power plants in Germany, Norway-to-Germany hydrogen pipeline

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Norwegian state-owned energy company Equinor and Germany-based energy company RWE have agreed to work together to develop large-scale value chains for low carbon hydrogen. Building production facilities in Norway to produce low carbon hydrogen from natural gas with CCS.

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European Clean Hydrogen Partnership launches €195M 2023 call for proposals

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The European Clean Hydrogen Partnership launched its 2023 call for proposals. A total of €195 million will be made available for projects that support the creation of clean hydrogen technologies. Renewable hydrogen production: 7 topics, €49M Hydrogen storage and distribution: 5 topics, €36M Transport: 3 topics, €25.5M Europe Fuel Cells Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Hydrogen Storage Market Background Materials

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Cohort of new stakeholders joins Open Hydrogen Initiative

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According to S&P Global Commodity Insights’ hydrogen outlook, global hydrogen demand grows from 70.4 There is a high degree of variability in the carbon intensity of hydrogen production, even using the same technologies or pathways.

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Study confirms €1T green hydrogen potential for Africa

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Africa can produce 50 million tons of green hydrogen a year by 2035, according to a new study by the European Investment Bank (EIB), International Solar Alliance and the African Union, with the support of the Government of Mauritania, HyDeal and UCLG Africa.

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Rolls-Royce successfully tests 12-cylinder mtu engine with pure hydrogen

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Rolls-Royce has conducted successful tests of a 12-cylinder gas variant of the mtu Series 4000 L64 engine running on 100% hydrogen fuel. With green hydrogen, these mtu engines can be operated in a CO 2 -neutral manner in the future. Engines Hydrogen Market Background

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GenH2 launches mobile hydrogen liquefaction system

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Hydrogen infrastructure company GenH2 launched the LS20 Mobile Liquid Hydrogen System, an end-to-end liquefication and storage system. The LS20 can produce between two and 20kg of liquid hydrogen per day, to provide liquid hydrogen at-the-ready, when and where it is needed.

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EU Innovation Fund grants €108M to RWE’s waste-to-hydrogen project FUREC

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RWE's FUREC project, which aims to produce circular and green hydrogen from non-recyclable municipal solid waste in Limburg, the Netherlands, received a €108-million grant from the EU’s Innovation Fund. The plant is expected to produce 54,000 tonnes of hydrogen per year.

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NuScale, Shell and partners to assess hydrogen production using SMR

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NuScale Power, along with Shell Global Solutions (Shell) and industry participants will develop and assess a concept for an economically optimized Integrated Energy System (IES) for hydrogen production using electricity and process heat from a NuScale VOYGR small modular reactor (SMR) power plant.

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Airbus developing hydrogen fuel cell engine

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Airbus is developing a hydrogen-powered fuel cell engine. The A380 MSN1 flight test aircraft for new hydrogen technologies is currently being modified to carry liquid hydrogen tanks and their associated distribution systems.

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PepsiCo Australia partners with Pure Hydrogen to trial a hydrogen-powered prime mover

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Australia-based Pure Hydrogen Corporation has entered an arrangement with PepsiCo Australia to trial a hydrogen-fueled prime mover at one of PepsiCo’s manufacturing sites in the City of Brisbane. Artist impression of a PepsiCo-branded hydrogen prime mover, supplied by Pure Hydrogen.

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Pozna? orders 25 Solaris hydrogen buses

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has purchased 25 hydrogen-fueled buses from Solaris Bus & Coach. The hydrogen units will join the fleet of MPK in the second half of 2023. This is the largest order so far for Solaris hydrogen Urbino hydrogen buses. Bus Fuel Cells Hydrogen Market Background

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ABB and Hydrogen Optimized expand hydrogen partnership, including a strategic investment

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ABB and Canada-based Hydrogen Optimized have signed an agreement to expand the companies’ existing strategic relationship. KEY), the parent company of HOI, as they seek to accelerate the fast-emerging green hydrogen production segment with unique large-scale architecture.

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BMW Group begins production of small-series hydrogen-powered iX5

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The BMW Group is commencing production of its BMW iX5 Hydrogen model. Manufacture of the small-series hydrogen-powered vehicle is taking place in the pilot plant at its Munich Research and Innovation Centre (FIZ). Fuel Cells Hydrogen Manufacturing Market Background

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Plug and Nikola partner; hydrogen supply, liquefaction and up to 75 Nikola Tre fuel cell trucks

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Plug Power, a provider of turnkey hydrogen solutions for the global green hydrogen economy, and Nikola Corporation, a developer of zero-emissions transportation and energy supply and infrastructure solutions, have entered a strategic relationship focused on moving the hydrogen economy forward.

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Cemvita demonstrates “gold hydrogen” production in situ, sets up subsidiary

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Cemvita Factory announced multiple developments with its Gold Hydrogen business. Cemvita defines Gold Hydrogen as the biological production of hydrogen in the subsurface through the consumption of trapped or abandoned resources.

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Alpine unveils Alpenglow hydrogen-engined concept

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The car is equipped with a hydrogen-fueled internal-combustion engine. A hybrid hydrogen internal-combustion engine is environmentally-friendly and comes with the driving pleasure that this technology provides. Engines Hydrogen Market Background

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GKN Hydrogen, SoCalGas and NREL to collaborate on solid-state hydrogen storage project; HY2MEGA

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GKN Hydrogen and Southern California Gas Co. SoCalGas) will work with the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) on an innovative green hydrogen storage solution. According to GKN Hydrogen, its one of the safest ways to store hydrogen.

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Siemens Energy, FFI and GeoPura developing prototype ammonia cracker to produce hydrogen

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million) ammonia cracker prototype designed to produce green hydrogen at industrial scale. The prototype will use ammonia to deliver 200kg of hydrogen a day—enough to power around 5-10 hydrogen fuel cell-electric buses.

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Yuchai ignites 16L hydrogen engine

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The Yuchai YCK16H hydrogen-fueled engine was successfully ignited in Yulin, Guangxi. liters and a maximum horsepower of 560 hp, is the largest hydrogen-fueled engine with the largest displacement and horsepower in China. Ammonia China Engines Heavy-duty Hydrogen

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Vopak and Hydrogenious to form JV for hydrogen storage, transport and supply using liquid organic hydrogen carrier

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Vopak and Hydrogenious LOHC Technologies will incorporate an equal shared joint venture, named LOHC Logistix, for hydrogen storage, transport and supply based on Hydrogenious’ Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carrier (LOHC) technology. tonnes of hydrogen per day.

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Universal Hydrogen signs LOIs with 3 carriers for hydrogen-powered aircraft

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Universal Hydrogen ( earlier post ) has signed LOIs with Icelandair Group (Iceland), Air Nostrum (Spain), and Ravn Air (Alaska) for aftermarket conversion of aircraft to hydrogen propulsion and for the supply of green hydrogen fuel using Universal Hydrogen’s modular capsules.

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Next Hydrogen, Black & Veatch sign MoU to develop large-scale integrated green hydrogen solutions

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Next Hydrogen Solutions Inc., Next Hydrogen will combine its technology and electrolysis expertise with Black & Veatch’s market leadership in large-scale industrial engineering solutions to target broad applications worldwide for industrial and transportation customers.

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Zhejiang Methanol Hydrogen and Element 1 partner to deliver hydrogen generation technology to Greater China

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Element 1 Corporation (e1NA), Zhejiang Methanol Hydrogen Technology (ZMHT) and Zhejiang Element 1 (e1China) have formed a joint venture company—Zhejiang Hydrogen One Energy Technology Co., Element 1 L/M-Series Hydrogen Generator. China Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Methano

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Cummins unveils 15L hydrogen engine

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At the recent ACT Expo in Long Beach, California, Cummins debuted its 15-liter hydrogen engine. —Jim Nebergall, General Manger, Hydrogen Engines at Cummins Inc. Engines Heavy-duty Hydrogen

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Aurora Hydrogen raises $10M Series A; microwave pyrolysis of natural gas for efficient low-carbon hydrogen production

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Canada-based Aurora Hydrogen, a company developing emission-free hydrogen production technology, has raised $10 million in Series A funding led by Energy Innovation Capital. T in 2025, according to the Hydrogen Council. —Andrew Gillis, CEO, Aurora Hydrogen.

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Toyota and Woven Planet develop portable hydrogen cartridge prototype

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Toyota Motor and its subsidiary, Woven Planet Holdings have developed a working prototype of its portable hydrogen cartridge. This cartridge design will facilitate the everyday transport and supply of hydrogen energy to power a broad range of daily life applications in and outside of the home.

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DOE launches Hydrogen Shot Fellowship

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The first Energy Earthshot, launched 7 June—Hydrogen Shot—seeks to reduce the cost of clean hydrogen by 80% to $1 per 1 kilogram in 1 decade (“1-1-1”). Achieving the Hydrogen Shot’s $1/kg cost goal will enable new markets for hydrogen, including energy storage, steel manufacturing, clean ammonia, and heavy-duty trucks. Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Hydrogen Storage Research

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Gold Hydrogen Program coalition launches program for subsurface biomanufacturing of hydrogen

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The Gold Hydrogen Program , a coalition of organizations seeking to support the scale of this clean energy resource, announced its launch and the debut of a pilot microbial Gold Hydrogen Process. Gold hydrogen has been cost-prohibitive to extract and not commercially viable up to now.

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ABP trialing Terberg hydrogen terminal tractor in UK

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Associated British Ports (ABP) is the first UK port operator to trial a hydrogen-fueled tractor in its container terminal at the Port of Immingham. The hydrogen terminal tractor is based on Terberg’s fully electric YT203-EV. kg hydrogen.

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Germany investing €8B+ in 62 large-scale hydrogen projects; “We are making Germany a hydrogen country”

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Germany’s Federal Ministry of Economics (BMWi) and the Federal Ministry of Transport (BMVI) selected 62 large-scale hydrogen projects this week, which are to be state-funded as part of a joint European hydrogen project (Important Project of Common European Interest, IPCEI).

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ENGIE greenlights Australian renewable hydrogen project with Yara

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ENGIE has taken the Final Investment Decision in the development of one of the world’s first industrial-scale renewable hydrogen projects, to be located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Ammonia Australia Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Market Background

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Kobe team’s hematite mesocrystal photocatalyst simultaneously produces hydrogen and hydrogen peroxide

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Using a hematite photocatalyst, a team led by researchers from Kobe University has succeeded in producing both hydrogen gas and hydrogen peroxide at the same time from sunlight and water. Hydrogen has gained attention as one of the possible next generation energy sources.

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DOE to award up to $750M to support clean hydrogen electrolysis, manufacturing and recycling

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) intends to issue $750 million in funding to reduce the cost of clean-hydrogen technologies. ( These activities will support the broader government-wide approach to accelerate progress in clean hydrogen technologies.

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Toyota enters hydrogen engine Corolla in another race, with focus on transporting imported hydrogen

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Toyota Motor Corporation is entering a vehicle equipped with a developmental hydrogen-powered engine ( earlier post ) at the five-hour-long Super Taikyu Series 2021 Powered by Hankook Round 5 Suzuka S-tai, which takes place this weekend. Transporting hydrogen from overseas.

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Bakken Energy, Cummins and Schneider partner on design of the Heartland Hydrogen Hub for long-haul trucking

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Bakken Energy, a developer of affordable clean hydrogen supply, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with each of Cummins Inc. to work together on the design of the Heartland Hydrogen Hub to serve the needs of long-haul trucking.

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Hyundai Heavy verifies performance of 1.5MW-class LNG/hydrogen engine

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Hyundai Heavy Industries successfully verified the performance of a recently developed 1.5MW-class LNG/hydrogen engine, which can selectively use diesel and a mixture of LNG and hydrogen to reduce emissions. Hyundai Heavy says the engine is a first step toward hydrogen-fueled engines.

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Researchers store hydrogen fuel in salts

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Researchers in Germany have developed a method to store and release highly pure hydrogen by the interconversion of readily available (bi)carbonate and formate salts in the presence of naturally occurring ?-amino Hydrogen Hydrogen Storage Market Background

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SK makes strategic investment in clean hydrogen company Monolith; “cyan hydrogen”

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Monolith’s cyan hydrogen is produced by injecting natural gas containing methane (CH 4 ) as a main component into a high-temperature reactor and decomposing it into hydrogen (H 2 ) and solid carbon (C). Emissions Fuels Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Natural Gas

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DOE releases Hydrogen Program Plan

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) released its Hydrogen Program Plan to provide a strategic framework for the Department’s hydrogen research, development, and demonstration (RD&D) activities. This version of the Plan updates and expands upon previous versions including the 2006 Hydrogen Posture Plan and the 2011 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program Plan. 1/kg hydrogen for industrial and stationary power generation applications.

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bp to explore potential for green hydrogen production in Egypt

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bp signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Government of Egypt under which bp will explore the potential for establishing a new green hydrogen production facility in the country. Under the MoU, bp will carry out several studies to evaluate the technical and commercial feasibility of developing a multi-phase, large-scale green hydrogen (gH 2 ) export hub in Egypt. Green hydrogen is produced by the electrolysis of water, powered by renewable energy.

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HyMethShip seeks to fuel ship engines with hydrogen from methanol

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The EU-funded HyMethShip project developed a system that innovatively combined a membrane reactor, a CO 2 capture system, a storage system for CO 2 and methanol as well as a hydrogen-fueled combustion engine to power ships. Methanol is an ideal hydrogen carrier for shipping.

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Iberdrola to invest more than €1.1B to build a green hydrogen and methanol plant in Australia; Bell Bay Powerfuels

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Iberdrola Australia and Australia-based hydrogen developer ABEL Energy will build a green hydrogen and green methanol production plant at Bell Bay in northern Tasmania (Australia). Green hydrogen from the plant will be available for domestic customers.

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