Toyota launches hydrogen production and refueling facility in Australia

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Toyota has commissioned Victoria’s first commercial-grade permanent hydrogen production, storage and refuelling facility at its former manufacturing site at Altona in Melbourne’s west. Sustainably produced hydrogen is the core element to fuel vehicles like the Toyota Mirai FCEV.

Frankfurt buys 13 Solaris hydrogen buses

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The company In-der-City-Bus, which is in charge of public transport in Frankfurt, Germany, has awarded a tender for 13 hydrogen buses to Solaris. The Solaris Urbino 12 hydrogen buses are to be deployed on target routes in 2022. Bus Fuel Cells Hydrogen Sales

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Universal Hydrogen announces $20.5M in Series A funding to build and test full-scale hardware for hydrogen commercial aircraft

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Founded in 2020 by aviation industry veterans Paul Eremenko, John-Paul Clarke, Jason Chua, and Jon Gordon, Universal Hydrogen is stitching together the end-to-end hydrogen value chain for aviation, both for hydrogen fuel and hydrogen-powered airplanes.

Toyota developing hydrogen combustion engine technologies through motorsports

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Toyota Motor Corporation is developing a hydrogen combustion engine in an effort to move toward a carbon-neutral mobility society. Combustion in hydrogen engines occurs at a faster rate than in gasoline engines, resulting in improved responsiveness.

Toyota Motor Europe invests in EODev to expand hydrogen solutions

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Both companies worked together to develop hydrogen products around the Toyota modular fuel cell system. EODev’s REXH2 maritime range extender is a hydrogen power solution that can be integrated into different kinds of ships, in full compliance with environmental and regulatory constraints.

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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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ClassNK issues AiP for cargo containment system for Kawasaki large liquefied hydrogen carrier; highest carrying capacity

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Classification society ClassNK has issued an Approval in Principle (AiP) to Kawasaki Heavy Industries for the design of a cargo containment system (CCS) of the world’s largest capacity (40,000 m 3 class per tank) developed for use on a large liquefied hydrogen carrier.

Canada launches Hydrogen Strategy

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The Government of Canada has launched its Hydrogen Strategy , a framework that seeks to position Canada as a global hydrogen leader, cementing this low-carbon and zero-emission fuel technology as a key part of a path to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. billion in a Low-carbon and Zero-emissions Fuels Fund to increase the production and use of low-carbon fuels, including hydrogen. The Strategy will utilize Canadian expertise to build new hydrogen supply.

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ENEOS and Toyota to develop hydrogen use in Woven City

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ENEOS Corporation and Toyota Motor Corporation have agreed on a new partnership to explore the utilization and application of hydrogen energy at Woven City, the prototype city of the future that Toyota has started to develop in Susono City, Shizuoka Prefecture. ENEOS is a leading company in the hydrogen business, operating 45 commercial hydrogen refueling stations in the four major metropolitan areas in Japan. Fuel Cells Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Hydrogen Storage Japan

Kawasaki completes world’s first liquefied hydrogen receiving terminal

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recently completed Kobe LH2 Terminal (Hy touch Kobe), the world’s first liquefied hydrogen receiving terminal. Kawasaki built this terminal for the CO 2 -free Hydrogen Energy Supply-chain Technology Research Association (HySTRA). Hydrogen Hydrogen Storage Japan

Modular SMR hydrogen producer BayoTech receives $157M investment

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a provider of on-site hydrogen production, received an equity investment of up to $157 million from Newlight Partners LP, a growth equity investor, with participation from existing investors Cottonwood Technology Funds, Sun Mountain Capital and new investor Fortistar. BayoTech, Inc.,

IRENA sees renewable hydrogen at least cost-possible within decade

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Hydrogen produced with renewable electricity could compete on costs with fossil fuel alternatives by 2030, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The report— Green Hydrogen Cost Reduction: scaling up electrolyzers to meet the 1.5

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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.

Hexagon Purus to deliver 45-foot hydrogen distribution systems to Everfuel

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Hexagon Purus signed a multi-year master frame agreement with Everfuel to deliver multiple units of newly designed 45-foot hydrogen distribution systems. The systems will be used to transport hydrogen to refueling stations serving hydrogen fuel cell electric passenger car fleets (e.g.

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Air Liquide introducing next-gen hydrogen stations

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Air Liquide is introducing next-generation hydrogen stations with a high capacity of 1,000 kg and dual filling positions capable of filling 250 vehicles per day. Air Liquide’s high capacity gaseous hydrogen station can provide 700 bar fills at T40 temperatures per SAE J2601 protocol.

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SoCalGas, H2U testing new Gramme 50 electroylzer for green hydrogen production

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SoCalGas) and H2U Technologies are testing a new electrolyzer, called the Gramme 50, for the production of green hydrogen. The green hydrogen produced by this new technology can be used for clean transportation or industrial applications or blended with natural gas.

LSBU researchers investigating metal hydride hydrogen storage for buses

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Researchers from London South Bank University (LSBU), School of the Built Environment and Architecture, are investigating the use of metal hydrides to absorb, release and store hydrogen for fuel cell buses. Principle of a metal hydride tank for the reversible storage of hydrogen.

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New Fraunhofer membrane technology enables co-transport of hydrogen and natural gas

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Researchers at the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft have developed a membrane technology for the energy-efficient and economic separation of hydrogen from natural gas. This marks a major step forward in the transportation and distribution of hydrogen as an energy source.

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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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Umicore and Anglo American partner to develop PGM-based technology for LOHC hydrogen applications in FCEVs

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This catalyst technology has the potential to transform the way hydrogen can be stored and used to power FCEVs. Today, compressed hydrogen is used to power FCEVs. There is growing enthusiasm for the role that hydrogen can play in tackling global energy challenges.

Solaris starts deliveries of Urbino hydrogen buses to Cologne

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In March 2020, in a tender launched by German operator Regionalverkehr Köln GmbH (RVK), Solaris Bus & Coach was selected to supply 15 Solaris Urbino 12 hydrogen buses. The remaining 14 hydrogen buses will make their way to Germany by the end of the year. Bus Fuel Cells Hydrogen

Technip Energies launches suite of blue hydrogen production technologies

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Technip Energies has launched of BlueH 2 by T.EN, a full suite of deeply-decarbonized and affordable solutions for hydrogen production. Building on its more than 50-year track record in the hydrogen market, Technip Energies is expanding its role into low/no-carbon energy solutions. solutions offer: Up to a 99% reduction in the carbon footprint compared to the traditional hydrogen process—from ~10 down to 0.1 Hydrogen Hydrogen Production

Great Wall Motors sets out hydrogen energy strategy

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China-based Great Wall Motors (GWM) released its hydrogen energy strategy. The hydrogen energy strategy of GWM covers both the international hydrogen supply chain and hydrogen power systems meeting vehicle regulations. GWM’s Hydrogen-L.E.M.O.N.

New Road Map to a US Hydrogen Economy

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A coalition of major oil & gas, power, automotive, fuel cell, and hydrogen companies have developed and released the full new report, a “ Road Map to a US Hydrogen Economy. ” Road Map to a US Hydrogen Economy ”. For US transport, hydrogen is a strong low-carbon alternative.

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Saga Pure takes 33% stake in liquid hydrogen storage technology company

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million) in a private placement of new shares in IC Technologies AS (ICT), which is developing a novel storage solution for liquid hydrogen and LNG. One of the crucial elements in the hydrogen value chain is storage, distribution and transportation. Hydrogen Hydrogen Storage

New nanomaterial supports enhanced and stabilized hydrogen production from methanol

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In an open-access paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), the researchers report that the catalyst can cleanly and efficiently accelerate the reaction that removes hydrogen atoms from a liquid chemical carrier such as methanol.

Airbus exploring hydrogen fuel cell propellor “pods” for aircraft propulsion

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Airbus is conducting studies to determine how scalable a hydrogen fuel cell “pod” configuration, among others, could be to large commercial aircraft. The innovative approach consists of six, eight-bladed hydrogen-fuel-cell-powered “pods” mounted beneath the aircraft wing.

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.

GTI launching a hydrogen technology center

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GTI, a research, development and training organization focused on natural gas and energy markets, is launching a hydrogen technology center. GTI hydrogen fueling site at UT Austin. Key elements of GTI storage projects have focused on hydrogen for fuel cell vehicles.

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CSIRO receives $1 million in funding for hydrogen refueling station as part of VH2

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The government of the state of Victoria in Australia is providing more than $1 million in funding to CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, that will enable it to partner with Swinburne University of Technology to establish the Victorian Hydrogen Hub (VH2). Hydrogen Industry Mission.

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Cummins provides 20MW PEM electrolyzer to Air Liquide for green hydrogen production

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has provided a 20-megawatt PEM electrolyzer system to generate green hydrogen, making it the largest in operation in the world. The Cummins electrolyzer system is installed at the Air Liquide hydrogen production facility in Bécancour, Québec.

Plug Power & Gaussin collaborate on hydrogen-powered logistics vehicles

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a provider of hydrogen engines and fueling solutions, and Gaussin are collaborating to bring a commercial suite of ProGen-powered Gaussin transportation vehicles to market in 2021 as a solution to decarbonize the logistics ecosystem. Fuel Cells Heavy-duty Hydrogen Market Background

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Plug Power and BAE Systems enter strategic partnership on hydrogen fuel cell buses

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Under the framework, Plug Power and BAE Systems will collaborate to supply zero-emissions powertrains to heavy-duty transit bus OEMs in North America integrating Plug Power’s ProGen fuel cell engines into BAE Systems’ smart electric drive systems, as well as provide hydrogen and refueling infrastructure to end-customers use points. Through this all-inclusive strategic partnership, the companies are advancing a total solution for hydrogen-powered electric buses. Plug Power Inc.

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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Auckland Transport begins 2-year trial of hydrogen bus

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Auckland (NZ) Transport is beginning a 2-year trial of a 3-axle hydrogen fuel cell bus.The trial will assess operational performance how operating costs compare to diesel and electric buses of similar configurations. The bus will be refuelled at the Ports of Auckland with green hydrogen.

Ricardo to invest £2.5M in hydrogen development and testing facility

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million to build a hydrogen development and test facility at its Shoreham Technical Centre in the UK. It will significantly increase the range of hydrogen and fuel cell services and solutions which can be delivered to Ricardo’s global customers. Fuel Cells Hydrogen Market Background

Havyard establishes company for hydrogen power for ships

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For several years now, the Norway-based marine and maritime technology company Havyard Group has carried out research and development work on hydrogen propulsion for large vessels, for example through the Pilot E project, in order to develop a large-scale maritime hydrogen project.

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Canada launches hydrogen strategy steering committee

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Canadaa’s Minister of Natural Resources, announced the Hydrogen Strategy Implementation Strategic Steering Committee, which will advance and measure the progress outlined in the Hydrogen Strategy for Canada launched in December 2020. The committee, co-chaired by Natural Resources Canada and the Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association, is composed of senior leaders from across industry, provincial and territorial partners, non-government organizations and Indigenous partners.

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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

BMW Landshut producing fuel cell drive components for small-series BMW i Hydrogen NEXT in 2022

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The BMW Group will pilot a small series of the BMW i Hydrogen NEXT fuel cell vehicle from 2022, based on the current BMW X5 and equipped with a hydrogen fuel cell e-drive. These complex components are specifically designed to withstand prolonged contact with hydrogen.

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Ørsted takes final investment decision on green hydrogen project H2RES

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Ørsted has taken final investment decision on the Danish demonstration project H2RES, which will use offshore wind energy to produce renewable hydrogen. The project is expected to produce its first hydrogen in late 2021 and will be Ørsted’s first renewable hydrogen project in operation.

Solaris joins European Clean Hydrogen Alliance

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Bus manufacturer Solaris has joined the European Clean Hydrogen Alliance , an initiative led by the European Commission. Solaris unveiled its first buses to use hydrogen in 2014. In the weeks to come, more European towns and cities wish to test Solaris Urbino hydrogen buses.

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Fukushima Hydrogen Energy Research Field (FH2R) completed in Japan; aiming for low-cost green hydrogen production; P2G

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The FH2R can produce as much as 1,200 Nm 3 of hydrogen per hour (rated power operation) using renewable energy. Hydrogen produced at FH2R will also be used to power stationary hydrogen fuel cell systems and to provide for the mobility devices, fuel cell cars and buses, and more.

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