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.

Kawasaki’s liquefied hydrogen carrier departs to pick up first cargo

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Kawasaki Heavy Industries’ Suiso Frontier , the world’s first liquefied hydrogen carrier, has left Japan to pick up its first hydrogen cargo in Australia. The vessel can carry 75 tonnes of liquefied hydrogen in one trip. Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Ports and Marine

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Toyota showcases experimental hydrogen-powered GR Yaris

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Toyota showcased its experimental hydrogen-powered combustion engine technology in the multiple award-winning GR Yaris. 2022 GR Yaris Hydrogen. Hydrogen combusts at a faster rate than gasoline, resulting in good responsiveness whilst delivering excellent environmental performance.

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

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.

Nanodiamonds enable efficient hydrogen purification

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The nanodiamonds exert long range electrostatic forces (nebulous white circles) which stabilize the sheets even in humid conditions creating a promising membrane material for hydrogen purification. Hydrogen gas easily passes through these filters, while larger molecules get stuck.

Germany approves €900M for green hydrogen project H2Global

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The aim of the project is to advance the international market ramp-up of green hydrogen and to use double-auction procedures for this purpose. This means that hydrogen or hydrogen derivatives are bought cheaply on the world market and sold at the highest bid in the EU. Green hydrogen plays a central role in the transformation of our economy. In the future, we will have a high demand for green hydrogen and will also need imports in addition to production in Germany.

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

Opel begins production and deliveries of hydrogen Vivaro van

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Opel has begun production of the hydrogen fuel cell variant of the Vivaro van, and has delievered the first one to the German manufacturer of premium domestic appliances, Miele. The hydrogen fuel cell vehicle will perform daily field service in the Rhine-Main region.

Rolls-Royce makes Duisburg container terminal climate-neutral with mtu hydrogen technology

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A microgrid based on renewable energies with hydrogen-powered fuel cells for emergency and peak power as well as hydrogen combustion engines can meet the special energy requirements of port facilities. Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Hydrogen Storage Ports and Marine

China Yuchai launches China’s first operating hydrogen engine for commercial vehicles

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The YCK05 engine is the first operating hydrogen engine for China’s commercial vehicle market, the world’s largest commercial vehicle market. The YCK05 hydrogen engines may be widely applicable in bus, municipal, sanitation, logistics and distribution markets.

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First China-developed hydrogen fuel cell locomotive starts trial runs

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The first China-developed hydrogen fuel cell hybrid locomotive—from core power to main components—has started trial runs on a 627 km railway line for coal transport in north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. and the Hydrogen Energy Co.,

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Aramco to explore hydrogen-powered vehicle business with Gaussin

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The Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Aramco) signed five agreements with leading French companies, including an agreement to explore a hydrogen-powered vehicle business with Gaussin , a pioneer in clean and intelligent transport solutions. Gaussin hydrogen-powered Dakar racer.

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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KAMAZ presents its first hydrogen bus

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KAMAZ has presented the KAMAZ-6290 hydrogen fuel cell bus at the COMTRANS-2021 international exhibition in Moscow. In 2022, we intend to test a prototype KAMAZ hydrogen fuel cell bus in the streets of Moscow, in the environment of actual operation. Bus Fuel Cells Hydrogen Russia

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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Researchers use chemical looping process to produce hydrogen from hydrogen sulfide gas

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Researchers at The Ohio State University have used a chemical looping process to produce hydrogen from hydrogen sulfide gas—commonly called “sewer gas”. It is too soon to tell if our research can replace any of the hydrogen fuel production technologies that are out there.

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.

bp bolsters UK blue hydrogen plans by reaching agreements with more ?potential customers; 1GW blue hydrogen by 2030

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potential customers for its proposed clean hydrogen production facility in Teesside in north-east ?England. In March, bp announced plans for a clean hydrogen facility in Teesside (H2Teesside) that would aim to ?produce Teesside operations—for hydrogen produced by the project.

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

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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Gaussin partnering with TGO to test hydrogen-powered terminal tractor

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Gaussin and Terminal du Grand Ouest (TGO), concessionaire and sole operator of the Montoir-based Multipurpose Cargo and Container Terminal (MCCT) near Saint- Nazaire, France, are partnering to test a hydrogen-powered heavy-duty terminal tractor. Fuel Cells Heavy-duty Hydrogen

Universal Hydrogen secures additional $62M in financing to accelerate first test flight of hydrogen-powered regional aircraft to 2022

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Universal Hydrogen closed a $62-million new funding round; the oversubscribed round was completed less than six months after the company’s Series A ( earlier post ), bringing total raised to $85 million. —Paul Eremenko, co-founder and CEO of Universal Hydrogen.

Arcola Energy to lead hydrogen road freight study in Scotland; green hydrogen refueling

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The Scottish Hydrogen Fuel Cell Freight Trial (SHyFT), led by Arcola Energy, has secured funding from the Department for Transport’s Zero Emission Road Freight program for the design of a trial of hydrogen fuel cell trucks, supported by a green hydrogen refueling infrastructure in Scotland.

bp and Oman form strategic partnership to progress significant renewable energy and hydrogen development

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bp and the Ministry of Energy and Minerals in Oman signed a Strategic Framework Agreement (SFA) and a Renewables Data Collection Agreement which will support the potential development of a multiple gigawatt, world-class renewable energy and green hydrogen development in Oman by 2030. The renewable energy resources could also supply renewable power for the development of green hydrogen, targeting both domestic and global export markets. Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Market Backgroun

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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.,

NEDO appoints Toyota and partners to study developing large-scale hydrogen supply chain in Chubu Region

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Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) has appointed Sumitomo, Chiyoda, Toyota Motor, Japan Research Institute and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking to conduct a feasibility study on the receiving and distribution business of hydrogen in Chubu Region.

Austria’s biggest carrier orders first 5 Solaris hydrogen buses under framework agreement; option for up to 40

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ÖBB Postbus in Austria has ordered five hydrogen buses from Solaris. has landed a deal with Solaris for the delivery of five hydrogen buses. The hydrogen-fueled vehicles will be deployed in the picturesque city of Villach in south-east Austria. Bus Fuel Cells Hydrogen

HyBlend project to assess hydrogen compatibility with pipeline materials and operations

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The United States has an extensive network of approximately 3,000,000 miles of natural gas pipelines and more than 1,600 miles of dedicated hydrogen pipeline. Hydrogen Infrastructure Market Background Materials

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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Lexus to debut the NX PHEV OFFROAD Concept and hydrogen-engined ROV Concept at Tokyo Auto Salon

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Lexus will debut the NX PHEV OFFROAD Concept and hydrogen-engined ROV (Recreational Off highway Vehicle) Concept at the Tokyo Auto Salon 2022 held at Makuhari Messe (Chiba City) this weekend. In addition, it is the first Lexus vehicle to use a hydrogen engine.

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Several Rotterdam terminals to be ready for hydrogen imports by 2025

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In the port of Rotterdam, the first companies are already preparing for the storage, processing and transit of hydrogen, according to a study conducted by the Port Authority into the development of hydrogen import terminals in Rotterdam.

Hyzon Motors to collaborate with Transform Materials on renewable hydrogen production

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Hyzon Motors, a leading supplier of heavy-duty hydrogen-powered fuel cell electric vehicles, announced a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Transform Materials, a provider of renewable hydrogen through its proprietary microwave reactor technology ( earlier post ).

Hydrogen Optimized to supply more than 40 MW of large-scale hydrogen production capacity

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Hydrogen Optimized , a subsidiary of Key DH Technologies Inc., has entered into a confidential Letter of Intent (LOI) with a large industrial company to provide more than 40 MW of RuggedCell water electrolyzer capacity for hydrogen production. It also specifies that the installed systems could be scaled up as demand for hydrogen grows. Stuart, President and CEO of Hydrogen Optimized. Hydrogen Hydrogen Production

DOE awarding $52.5M to 31 clean hydrogen projects

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million to fund 31 projects to advance next-generation clean hydrogen technologies and support DOE’s recently announced Hydrogen Energy Earthshot initiative ( earlier post ) to reduce the cost and accelerate breakthroughs in the clean hydrogen sector. Clean hydrogen production, including biological and electrochemical approaches. Domestic hydrogen supply chain components and refueling technologies. The US Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding $52.5

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

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. Beginning in 2022, operation with a hydrogen content of 25% will be possible.

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SANY developing hydrogen fuel cell construction vehicles

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China-based SANY, one of the largest construction equipment manufacturers in the world, is developing hydrogen fuel cell construction vehicles; two recent examples include a dump truck and a mixer truck, freshly rolled out of SANY’s intelligent flagship factory.

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.

ACIA Aero Leasing LOI with Universal Hydrogen for up to 30 regional aircraft conversions to hydrogen power

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Universal Hydrogen Co. ACIA expects to place 10 firm orders for Universal Hydrogen’s ATR 72 conversion kits with additional purchase rights for 20 more conversion kits of various turboprop types. Aviation & Aerospace Conversions Fuel Cells Hydrogen Hydrogen Storage

HaaS company Hydra Energy delivers first converted hydrogen-diesel co-combustion heavy-duty truck; up to 40% hydrogen

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Hydra Energy, the Hydrogen-as-a-Service (HaaS) provider for commercial fleets looking to reduce emissions and costs with limited risk and no up-front investment ( earlier post ), has delivered its first hydrogen-converted, heavy-duty truck to paying fleet customer Lodgewood Enterprises.

Liverpool City Region orders 20 ADL second-generation hydrogen buses

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NFI), one of the world’s leading independent global bus manufacturers, has been selected by the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority as supplier for 20 zero-emission hydrogen double deck buses following a competitive tendering process. Bus Fuel Cells Hydrogen