European HYFLEXPOWER project to demo first integrated power-to-X-to-power hydrogen gas turbine

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The implementation of this project, the first industrial-scale power-to-X-to-power demonstrator with an advanced hydrogen turbine, will be launched at Smurfit Kappa PRF’s site—a company specialized in manufacturing recycled paper—in Saillat-sur-Vienne, France.

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Plug Power & Gaussin collaborate on hydrogen-powered logistics vehicles

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Plug Power Inc., 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.

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New Bosch system for testing power electronics of e-vehicles in development lab

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Bosch Engineering has developed a new high-voltage lab rig (HVLR) for fast, efficient and safe testing of electric vehicle power electronics in the development lab. In the laboratory, a large number of tests have to be carried out directly on the live components of the power electronics.

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Samsung Heavy to partner with KAREI to develop molten-salt reactor floating power plants and nuclear-powered ships

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Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) is making a full-scale effort to develop offshore nuclear power plant technology. Through this agreement, SHI plans to pioneer the MSR-based floating nuclear power plant and nuclear-powered ship market as part of strengthening its capacity for future new business expansion. Market Background Nuclear Ports and Marine Power Generation

Wärtsilä Power-to-X project gets €1M in government support

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The technology group Wärtsilä has been granted €1 million in funding by Business Finland, a state-run public agency for funding important research projects, to support research in the field of Power-to-X (P2X) technology. Fuels Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Power-to-Gas Power-to-Liquids

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Renault Group, STMicroelectronics enter strategic cooperation on power electronics

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Renault Group and STMicroelectronics announced a strategic cooperation on the design, development, manufacturing, and supply to Renault Group of STMicroelectronics’ products and related packaging solutions for the power electronics systems of battery-operated and hybrid vehicles. As Renault’s key innovation partner, STMicroelectronics will benefit from significant volumes guaranteed for the annual usage of these power modules and transistors from 2026-2030.

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Nuvera and DD DANNAR partner to develop mobile fuel cell power for diverse industries

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DANNAR manufactures the DANNAR Mobile Power Station (MPS), a configurable platform that serves as both a multi-purpose work utility vehicle as well as a mobile power supply. Nuvera is a developer of fuel cells for commercial power, especially for motive applications.

HydroWing, Tocardo partner on production of hydrogen from tidal power

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Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Ports and Marine Power Generation Wave and Tidal

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Toyota & Honda partner on fuel cell bus mobile power generation system to supply electricity in disasters

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will create a mobile power generation/output system—Moving e—that comprises a fuel cell bus that can carry a large amount of hydrogen; portable external power output devices; and portable batteries. Honda’s Power Exporter 9000 portable external power output device.

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Rolls-Royce supports power-to-x initiative in Brandenburg; synthetic fuels and chemicals from renewable power

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Power Systems business unit signs letter of intent for the construction of a demonstration plant for the production of synthetic fuels Schell: “We will be electrifying the entire system, including the fuel” Important step towards sector coupling and decarbonising propulsion systems and power generation. As a former coal and chemical region, the Lausitz region has an abundance of expertise available that can be used to set up a power-to-x competence center.

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LiquidPiston announces small tactical power generator development for US Army; 2-5 kW

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LPI), developer of advanced rotary diesel and multi-fuel internal combustion engines, announced the award of a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract with the United States Army to develop the X-Engine platform to power Small Tactical Generators ranging from 2-5 kW. Power.

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Successful demonstration of FlexMethanol conversion of wind power to methanol

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In Germany, BSE Engineering and the Institute for Renewable Energy Systems at Stralsund University of Applied Sciences (IRES) have demonstrated the conversion of wind power into renewable methanol. Carbon Capture and Conversion (CCC) Market Background Methanol Power-to-Liquids

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European power-to-methane company Electrochaea opens California subsidiary

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The core of the power-to-gas (P2G) technology is the proprietary biocatalyst that can be deployed in a simple and cost-effective energy conversion system. Biomethane / RNG Carbon Capture and Conversion (CCC) Market Background Power-to-Gas

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PowerCell signs MoU with ABB Power Grids on stationary fuel cell power solutions

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PowerCell Sweden AB has signed a memorandum of understanding with ABB Power Grids regarding a collaboration around fuel cell based zero emissions stationary power solutions. The system runs on hydrogen and can be used as an electrical power system and for peak shaving.

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Intermountain Power Agency orders MHPS JAC Gas Turbine technology for renewable-hydrogen energy hub, operated by LA DWP

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The Intermountain Power Agency (IPA) has awarded Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) a contract for two M501JAC power trains for the Intermountain Power Plant (IPP) in Delta, Utah. The ACES project will use renewable power to produce hydrogen through electrolysis.

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

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renewable power, producing zero emissions. This will be powered by renewable energy generated by an Ørsted offshore ?wind When powered by renewable ?energy, power, industry and transport sectors, especially those that are hard-to-electrify or ?expensive-to-electrify.

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JERA and IHI to demo ammonia co-firing at a large-scale commercial coal-fired power plant

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This will be the world’s first demonstration project in which a large amount of ammonia will be co-fired in a large-scale commercial coal-fired power plant. In addition to this role as an energy carrier, it can also be used directly as a fuel in thermal power generation.

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Wärtsilä and partners to cooperate in wind-to-hydrogen-to-electricity project; other power-to-X fuels

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Wärtsilä Finland, the energy companies Vaasan Sähkö and EPV Energia, and the City of Vaasa, Finland have signed a letter of intent to cooperate in a project aimed at utilizing emissions-free hydrogen in power generation, industry and transportation applications. The goal of the four parties is jointly to build a Power-to-X-to-Power system in Vaasa. Energy production would take place in an engine power plant developed by Wärtsilä.

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Opinion: Reinventing fuel-based power for a more secure and resilient grid

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by Toby Gill, CEO, Intelligent Power Generation. We are transitioning from a demand-led energy system, where power generation can be easily turned on and off to match demand, to one that is led by supply from variable and inflexible sources. Intelligent Power Generation.

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Neste invests in Sunfire, developer of high-temperature electrolysis and Power-to-X solutions

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One of these fields of innovation is Power-to-X. The key technology in the Power-to-X platform is electrolysis. High-temperature electrolysis (HTE) generates hydrogen from steam powered by renewable electricity.

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GM Spring Hill to run on 100% solar power by 2022

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General Motors expects its Spring Hill Manufacturing plant will be powered by 100% solar energy beginning in late 2022. GM is ranked 12 on the US Environmental Protection Agency’s National Top 100 List of the largest green power users from their Green Power Partnership program.

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DOE announces $64M for research into future coal power plants

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $64 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development (R&D) projects under the funding opportunity announcement ( DE-FOA-0002057 ), “Critical Components for Coal FIRST Power Plants of the Future.”. DOE’s Coal FIRST (Flexible, Innovative, Resilient, Small, Transformative) initiative is intended to develop the coal plant of the future needed to provide secure and reliable power to the US grid.

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CP announces hydrogen-powered line-haul locomotive pilot project

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Canadian Pacific plans to develop North America’s first hydrogen-powered line-haul locomotive. These are high-powered units—total rated power of more than 1,715 kW (2,300 horsepower) in Canada—that travel long distances and spend much of their operating time at high power levels.

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

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In a country with an electricity network powered by renewable energy, this represents an opportunity to decarbonize one of the most challenging industries—aviation.

Volvo Cars? Chengdu car plant powered by 100% renewable electricity; 65% hydropower

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The Volvo Cars manufacturing plant in Chengdu, the company’s largest in China, is now powered by 100% renewable electricity, taking the company’s global renewable electricity mix in its manufacturing network to 80%. Emissions Manufacturing Power Generation Sustainability

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NuScale and Prodigy sign MoU for marine-deployed generating station powered by NuScale SMR

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NuScale Power and Prodigy Clean Energy , a Canadian company that designs and develops marine nuclear plants, announced a second Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to support business development opportunities for a marine-deployed nuclear generating station powered by the NuScale Small Modular Reactor (SMR). Prodigy specializes in integrating commercial SMRs into marine power plant systems for coastal power generation.

Naturgy and Enagás studying production of green hydrogen from 350 MW of wind power in Asturias

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The project’s planned renewable power production is estimated to save more than 200,000 tonnes of CO2 equivalent emissions per year. The technology will first be deployed on a demo scale with 50 MW offshore and 100 MW onshore wind power, as well as a 5MW offshore electrolyzer and another 100-MW onshore electrolyzer. During the second phase, the project could be extended up to 250 MW offshore wind power with an additional 100-MW onshore electrolyzer.

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Rolls-Royce Power Systems road map for climate-neutrality; 35% cut by 2030 from 2019; key role of mtu engines

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Rolls-Royce Power Systems has outlined its road map for climate neutrality: Net Zero@Power Systems. —Dr Otto Preiss, Chief Technology Officer and COO of Rolls-Royce Power Systems. electricity from fossil-fired power plants).

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NuScale Power secures $40M, support for SMR deployment from JGC Holdings

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NuScale Power has finalized an investment and strategic partnership agreement with JGC Holdings Corporation (JGC HD), a holding company of the world’s leading EPC contractor group companies headquartered in Japan. As part of a commercial relationship with Fluor Corporation—NuScale’s majority investor and EPC partner in the United States—JGC HD will provide a $40-0million cash investment in NuScale Power and partner with Fluor on the deployment of NuScale Power Plants.

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Rolls-Royce takes majority holding in power storage specialist Qinous; storage for microgrid activities

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—Andreas Schell, CEO of Rolls-Royce Power Systems Division. Qinous delivers modular, scalable, prefabricated plug-and-play battery products that combine renewable energy sources, power generators and battery storage technology. Rolls-Royce now holds a 73.1%

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Michelin to ship tires on sail-powered cargo ships

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The Michelin Group recently signed a transport commitment with the French shipping line NEOLINE. NEOLINE’s decarbonized shipping service relies on wind energy as the main propulsion for its 136m cargo ships with 4200 m 2 of sails.

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Vitesco Technologies chooses ROHM Semiconductor as preferred partner for silicon carbide (SiC) power devices

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The powertrain business area of Continental, Vitesco Technologies, a leading supplier in the field of vehicle electrification, and ROHM Semiconductor, a leading company in SiC power semiconductors, signed a development partnership, beginning in June 2020.

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Denyo and Toyota jointly develop and start verification tests for fuel cell power supply vehicle that uses hydrogen to generate electricity

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and Toyota Motor Corporation have jointly developed a fuel cell power supply vehicle that uses hydrogen to generate electricity. Many of the current generation of power supply vehicles use diesel engines to provide power to the vehicle on the road and when generating electricity.

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SK Siltron CSS to invest $300M in new Michigan plant for silicon carbide wafers for EV power systems

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SK Siltron CSS manufactures a specialty wafer made of silicon carbide (SiC) that can be used in the semiconductor power components of electric vehicles. SiC wafers are more efficient at handling high powers and conducting heat than normal silicon. These silicon carbide wafers can be used in EV system components including power converters, chargers and inverters. Electric (Battery) Manufacturing Power Electronics

Cree delivers industry leading efficiency to EV fast charging & solar markets with new SiC power module portfolio

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launched its Wolfspeed WolfPACK power modules. Using 1200V Wolfspeed MOSFET technology, the new modules deliver maximum efficiency in easy-to-use packages that allow designers to increase efficiency and performance with smaller, more scalable power systems. Cree, Inc.

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CSIRO joins US sCO2-based power generation project STEP demo

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The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia’s national science research agency, has 2 -based-power-generation-project/">joined the Joint Industry Partnership (JIP) of the Supercritical Transformational Electric Power (STEP) project known as STEP Demo. The STEP Demo pilot plant will be used to advance the sCO 2 Brayton power cycle and demonstrate performance over a range of operating conditions.

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Bloom Energy and Idaho National Laboratory to test use of nuclear generation to power solid-oxide electrolyzer for H2 production

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This carbon-free hydrogen is obtained through electrolysis that is powered by nuclear generation. When the electric grid has ample power, rather than ramping down power generation, the electricity generated by nuclear plants can be used to produce cost-effective hydrogen in support of the burgeoning hydrogen economy. The high-temperature electrolyzers take advantage of both the thermal and the electrical power that are available at nuclear power plants.

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Bloom Energy and Baker Hughes to collaborate on efficient power and hydrogen solutions

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Solid oxide fuel cell company (SOFC) Bloom Energy and Baker Hughes, an energy technology company, will collaborate on the potential commercialization and deployment of integrated, low-carbon power generation and hydrogen solutions to advance the energy transition. In addition to hydrogen and clean power, areas of collaboration may include carbon capture and emissions monitoring technologies, digital solutions, and additive manufacturing capabilities.

NIO Power completes more than 500,000 EV battery swaps

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As of 26 May 2020, NIO Power has completed more than 500,000 EV battery swaps in China, becoming one of NIO’s most well-received power services. Power Swap made its debut at NIO Day in December 2017.

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Audi funding expansion of renewable energy to increase the number of charging stations in Europe that use green power

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Electric cars do not emit carbon on the road, but the generation of electricity also produces carbon emissions—far more when the power is generated from fossil fuels than from renewable energy sources. The aim is to work with these different partners to build new wind and solar farms in various European countries by 2025, which together are expected to generate around 5 terawatt hours of additional green power.

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Feature: Wind-Powered Cars: Are They Possible?

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Is Air Power Blowing Over the Horizon? Are wind-powered cars a possibility, or are they something that’s likely to stay in the realm of science fiction? The Potential of Wind Power. The University of Stuttgart designed a wind-powered car.

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California PHEV Owners Return to Gas Power

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Yet 20 percent of California PHEV owners have gone back to gas-powered vehicles. The post California PHEV Owners Return to Gas Power appeared first on The Truth About Cars. Electric vehicles are one way to carbon neutrality.

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Nissan introduces all-new Note e-POWER AWD in Japan

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Nissan launched the all-new Note e-POWER AWD compact car, with dual electric motors that give the driver enhanced control and acceleration. The Note AWD’s electric motors in the front and rear deliver power to each wheel.

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