Westinghouse, Bloom Energy to accelerate large-scale hydrogen production in nuclear industry; high-temperature integrated electrolysis

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Westinghouse Electric Company and Bloom Energy Corporation have entered into a Letter of Intent to pursue clean hydrogen production in the commercial nuclear power market. The companies are teaming to identify and implement clean hydrogen projects across the nuclear industry. Westinghouse and Bloom Energy will jointly develop an optimized and large-scale high-temperature integrated electrolysis solution for the nuclear industry. Hydrogen Production Market Background Nuclear

Rough road for EV industry

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America’s electric vehicle (EV) industry seems to have hit a rough patch of pavement in recent months. In March, the Biden administration invoked the Defense Production Act, making $750 million available to the mining industry for expansion and other improvements in the production of lithium. its lithium industry, placing the country’s resources under government control. By Brent Wilson, CEO of Galvanic Energy.

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Automotive industry develops new guidance for measuring recycled content of automotive products

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The Suppliers Partnership for the Environment (SP) and the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) have published a new guidance document, “ Measuring Recycled Content of Automotive Products.”. Source: “ Measuring Recycled Content of Automotive Products ”.

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. The production of green hydrogen using wind power is also well underway on Jeju island. Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Market Background

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BMW-led consortium successfully implements industrialization and digitalization of additive manufacturing

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The common goal was to revolutionize metal 3D printing in standard automotive production. Having started out from a concept outline in 2019, fully automated driverless transport systems (FTS) now carry the 3D printers’ mobile build chambers between modules in the IDAM production lines.

thyssenkrupp to supply 20MW electrolysis plant to CF Industries for green hydrogen for green ammonia production

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thyssenkrupp has signed a contract with Illinois-based CF Industries to supply a 20 megawatt alkaline water electrolysis plant to produce green hydrogen at their Donaldsonville, Louisiana, manufacturing complex. Ammonia Fuels Hydrogen Hydrogen Production

Porsche strengthens commitment to industrial production of eFuels with $75M investment in HIF Global

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Porsche is investing US$75 million in HIF Global LLC, a holding company of internationally active project developers of eFuel production facilities. By investing in industrial eFuel production, Porsche is further expanding its commitment to sustainable mobility.

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Renault Group and Atos launch service to collect large-scale manufacturing data and accelerate Industry 4.0

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Renault Group and Atos have launched ID@scale (Industrial Data @ Scale), a new service for industrial data collection to support manufacturing companies in their digital journey towards Industry 4.0. ID@S” (Industrial Data @ Scale) will allow manufacturers to collect and structure data from industrial equipment at scale to improve operational excellence and product quality. Industry 4.0

KIT and Wintershall Dea collaborating to develop industrial-scale methane pyrolysis for CO2-free production of hydrogen

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Methane pyrolysis separates methane (CH 4 ) into gaseous hydrogen and solid carbon that is a valuable material for various industry branches and can also be stored safely. Emissions Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Natural Gas

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BASF and RWE proposing 2GW offshore wind farm for green electricity and hydrogen for chemical industry

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The aim of the “Offshore-to-X” project is to electrify the production processes for basic chemicals, which are currently based on fossil fuels. It shows very clearly how climate protection and competitiveness can be harmonized in the chemical industry.

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Groupe Renault and Google Cloud partner to accelerate Industry 4.0

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Groupe Renault and Google Cloud announced a new industrial and technology partnership to accelerate the digitization of Groupe Renault’s industrial system and of Industry 4.0 A recognized contributor to Industry 4.0, Groupe Renault has been developing its own digital platform since 2016 to connect and to aggregate industrial data from 22 Group sites worldwide (representing 76% of vehicle production) and more than 2,500 machines. AI Industry 4.0

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UCL-led study finds climate impact caused by growing space industry needs urgent mitigation

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The rapidly growing space industry may have a greater climate effect than the aviation industry and undo repair to the protective ozone layer if left unregulated, according to a new study led by UCL and published in the journal Earth’s Future as an open-access paper.

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. There is an accompanying need to develop new low-cost and low-carbon technologies for hydrogen production.

Volkswagen bringing additional partners to Industrial Cloud; 11 in first step

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Volkswagen, together with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and integration partner Siemens, is opening up the Industrial Cloud ( earlier post ) to other manufacturing and technology companies. The Volkswagen Group expects significant efficiency and productivity gains at its plants. Industry 4.0

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BMW Group increasing use of digitalization and Industry 4.0 in production logistics

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The BMW Group is increasingly relying on innovations from the fields of digitalization and Industry 4.0 in production logistics. Logistics is the heart of our production system. We are already working with tomorrow’s Industry 4.0 —Jürgen Maidl, head of Logistics for the BMW Group production network. Around 1,800 suppliers at more than 4,000 locations deliver more than 31 million parts to the 30 BMW Group production sites worldwide every day.

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SuperTurbo Technologies Inc. appoints Ricardo to support product industrialization

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Under the new contract, Ricardo will support SuperTurbo Technologies by providing product industrialization expertise to help in planning the route to commercial manufacture of the SuperTurbo system. SuperTurbo Technologies Inc.

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ABB and HASCO create joint venture to drive smart manufacturing in China’s auto industry

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Partnership builds on existing relationship to deliver increased automation and sustainability for auto parts production New joint venture agreement signed by both parties on December 30th 2021 and expected to commence operation in Q2, 2022. Automation expert ABB and China’s leading automotive parts supplier, HASCO, are forming a joint venture to drive the next generation of smart manufacturing in China’s automotive industry. China Electric (Battery) Industry 4.0

bp & Ørsted to produce green H2 at Lingen refinery; industrial-scale electrolyzer powered by offshore wind

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project for industrial-scale production of green hydrogen via the electrolysis of water using ?renewable power, industry and transport sectors, especially those that are hard-to-electrify or ?expensive-to-electrify. synthetic fuel production.

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Volkswagen testing 5G for production on its way to smart factories; Wolfsburg, Transparent Factory in Dresden

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A local 5G campus network is now available at its main plant in Wolfsburg that initially covers the main production development center and the pilot hall. Our goal is to continuously optimize our production and make it even more efficient and flexible. 5G Industry 4.0

New proton ceramic reactor stack for highly efficient hydrogen production and carbon capture in a single step

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This figure shows the principles behind the new ceramic membrane used in the production of hydrogen. The end product is compressed hydrogen with a high degree of purity. It also has CO 2 as a by-product.

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NREL scientists advance solar thermochemical hydrogen (STCH) production

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Hydrogen has emerged as an important carrier to store energy generated by renewable resources, as a substitute for fossil fuels used for transportation, in the production of ammonia, and for other industrial applications. A conceptual solar thermochemical hydrogen production platform.

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Vancouver-based Ceylon Graphite granted industrial mining licence for M1 mining project in Sri Lanka

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announced the renewal of the Industrial Mining Licence for the Malsiripura, M1 mining project in Sri Lanka (known as Ceylon until 1972) from the Geological Survey and Mines Bureau (GSMB). Vancouver-based Ceylon Graphite Corp.

SafeAI, Siemens, Obayashi collaborate to bring retrofitted autonomous, zero-emission heavy vehicles to off-road industries

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SafeAI and Siemens will work with Obayashi Corporation, a Japan-based global leader in construction, to create smarter, safer, more sustainable and productive construction sites.

Volkswagen factories in the US and Mexico to link up with the Industrial Cloud

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Volkswagen plans to connect its production facilities in Chattanooga (TN), Puebla and Silao (Mexico) with the global Industrial Cloud initiative from the Volkswagen Group and Amazon Web Services (AWS). Industry 4.0

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NFI Industries orders 60 Volvo VNR Electric trucks

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The enhanced Volvo VNR Electric, which began production in Q2 2022, also reduces the required charging time, as the 250 kW charging capability provides an 80% charge in 90 minutes.

ABB launches industry-first smart factory solution for safer, more autonomous and efficient steel melt shop operations

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ABB has launched ABB Ability Smart Melt Shop, the first smart factory digital application of its kind for the metals industry. It is designed to increase melt shop productivity, save energy and improve employee safety, with payback within six months. Industry 4.0

EVs Are Becoming More Expensive, Not Less

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A few years ago, the industry narrative was that all-electric vehicles would reach financial parity with their combustion-driven counterparts in 2025. The assumption was that this would gradually occur by way of ramping up battery production and leveraging economies of scale.

Researchers and industry present interim results of the MethanQuest project

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—Norbert Brackmann, Member of the German Bundestag and Federal Government Coordinator for the maritime industry. In various sub-projects, the partners are also working on engines capable of combusting gas made from renewables highly efficiently without producing harmful by-products.

Phillips 66, Plug Power to collaborate to scale green hydrogen in industrial & mobility sectors; infrastructure and fueling capabilities

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The company has begun construction on green hydrogen production facilities in California, New York, Tennessee and Georgia that will ultimately supply 500 tons per day of liquid green hydrogen by 2025. Plug Power will benefit from Phillips 66’s capabilities as a developer of large-scale energy infrastructure, operator of industrial-scale hydrogen production facilities, and presence in the fuels marketing segment in the US and Europe. Phillips 66 and Plug Power Inc.

The Australian lithium industry and the global battery supply chain

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Curtin University’s Professor Jacques Eksteen explores the Australian lithium industry and its role in the global battery supply chain. The post The Australian lithium industry and the global battery supply chain appeared first on Innovation News Network.

TotalEnergies takes 25% stake in Adani New Industries Limited for green hydrogen in India

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TotalEnergies has entered into an agreement with Adani Enterprises Limited (AEL) to acquire a 25% interest in Adani New Industries Limited (ANIL). ANIL will be the exclusive platform of AEL and TotalEnergies for the production and commercialization of green hydrogen in India. ANIL will target a production of one million metric tons of green hydrogen per year (Mtpa) by 2030, underpinned by around 30 gigawatts (GW) of new renewable power generation capacity, as its first milestone.

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Chart Industries invests $25M for 5% stake in Transform Materials; strategic commercial hydrogen MOU

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Chart Industries Inc., a leading global manufacturer of liquefaction and cryogenic equipment serving multiple applications in the clean energy and industrial gas end markets, including hydrogen, has invested $25 million in Transform Materials for 5% of its equity.

Mercedes-Benz and Siemens launch strategic partnership for sustainable automotive production

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Mercedes-Benz and Siemens will cooperate on advancing digitalization and automation in the automotive industry, supported by the State of Berlin. Mercedes-Benz AG aims to digitize its production processes. Industry 4.0

Thailand’s EV industry growing rapidly

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The Thailand Board of Investment announced that Thailand has received more foreign direct investment supporting the country’s growing electric vehicle production ecosystem. We are pleased to welcome the location of a Mercedes-Benz battery production facility to the Bangkok region.

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.

CSIRO and partners launch $68M Hydrogen Industry Mission

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CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, launched a new $68-million Hydrogen Industry Mission. The research mission is intended to help drive down the cost of hydrogen production to below $2 per kilogram, making the fuel more affordable and helping to position Australia to lead the world in exporting hydrogen by 2030. Feasibility and strategy studies to deliver trusted advice to government, industry and the community.

India-based ReNew Power, Egypt to invest $8B in green fuels production in Suez Canal zone

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The MoU is preliminary agreement to establish an industrial complex project with total targeted investments estimated at $8 billion, said Yehia Zaki, chairman of the Suez Canal economic zone. Ammonia Fuels Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Market Background

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Siemens to be integration partner for Volkswagen Industrial Cloud

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The Siemens technology group will be the integration partner for the Volkswagen Industrial Cloud. Volkswagen and Amazon Web Services (AWS) earlier this week announced the development of the Industrial Cloud; in the future, the Volkswagen Industrial Cloud will combine the data of all machines, plants and systems from all 122 facilities of the Volkswagen Group. Apart from the applications and apps of the MindSphere platforms, this will also include industrial edge solutions.

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Volkswagen and Amazon Web Services to develop Industrial Cloud; open industry platform

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Volkswagen and Amazon Web Services (AWS) will develop the Volkswagen Industrial Cloud together. In the future, the Volkswagen Industrial Cloud will combine the data of all machines, plants and systems from all 122 facilities of the Volkswagen Group. This will create new prospects for the optimization of processes in production and support considerable productivity improvements at the plants. IT in production to be standardized and networked within cloud.

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DSM expands yeast, enzyme product offerings for the biofuels industry

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Royal DSM is expanding its product offering of low glycerol yeast technology for the biofuels industry with the introduction of eBOOST GT and a new enzyme for fiber conversion, eBREAK 1000F. DSM scientists at the company’s biotechnology centers in Delft, the Netherlands and Elgin, IL (USA) worked closely with customers to develop the new products and solutions.

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McPhy opening new industrial site in Grenoble increasing hydrogen station production capacity sevenfold

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McPhy, specialized in zero-carbon hydrogen production and distribution equipment (electrolyzers and hydrogen stations), is opening a new industrial site dedicated to the development and mass production of hydrogen stations. Operational from March 2022, this new factory will bring together the research and innovation, engineering and production activities currently based in La Motte-Fanjas and Grenoble, as well as support functions.

CNH Industrial enters into exclusive multi?year technology licensing agreement with Monarch Tractor for tractor electrification

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CNH Industrial has entered into an exclusive, multi-year licensing agreement for electrification technologies with Monarch Tractor , a US-based AgTech company specializing in fully electric autonomous tractors.

Emerson and BayoTech partner to scale production and distribution of low-cost, modular SMRs for hydrogen production

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Global industrial software and technology leader Emerson announced a multi-year strategic framework agreement with BayoTech, a developer of modular steam methane reformers (SMRs) and other hydrogen solutions, to accelerate the delivery of hydrogen around the world.