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.

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

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The production capacity in the second phase during 2025-2029 aims to produce 200,000 tons of green hydrogen and one million tons of green ammonia with estimated investments of about $7,147 billion. Ammonia Fuels Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Market Background

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

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Emerson will deliver advanced automation technologies, software and products to enable BayoTech to build hundreds of hydrogen units. The higher payloads translate into lower transportation costs, higher driver productivity and less carbon emissions.

Researchers scale-up hydrogen and ethanol production from engineered bacteria

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Researchers in Mexico have used a genetically engineered Escherichia coli to scale-up the co-production of hydrogen (H 2 ) and ethanol (EtOH) using hemicellulosic hydrolysates from wheat straw pretreated (WSP) as substrate from a 0.01 Max production. Production rate.

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. Australia Fuel Cells Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Hydrogen Storage Infrastructure

New nanomaterial supports enhanced and stabilized hydrogen production from methanol

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Outputs from this work will directly feed into EERE’s H2@Scale vision for affordable hydrogen production, storage, distribution and utilization across multiple sectors in the economy. Hence, the material remained free of pollution during key steps in the hydrogen production reaction.

Toyota investing $383M in US engine production

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Toyota will invest $383 million in four of its US manufacturing plants—in Alabama, Kentucky, Missouri and Tennessee—to support the production of four-cylinder engines, including options for hybrid electric vehicles.

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Honeywell develops new catalyst-coated membranes for more efficient and lower cost green hydrogen production

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Honeywell has developed new catalyst-coated membrane (CCMs) technology for green hydrogen production and will further test the technology with electrolyzer manufacturers. Catalysts Hydrogen Hydrogen Production

Air Products announces multi-billion dollar net-zero blue hydrogen energy complex in Edmonton, Alberta

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Industrial gases leader Air Products, and its subsidiary Air Products Canada Ltd., Aligned with that vision, Air Products began work in 2018 on the core of this world-scale energy complex in Edmonton, which will begin with a transformative $1.3

Topsoe to build world’s largest SOEC electrolyzer production facility; 500 MW scalable to 5 GW; focusing on Power-to-X

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Topsoe intends to construct the world’s largest and most advanced industrial-scale electrolyzer production plant. Fuels Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Power-to-Gas Power-to-Liquids

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Louisiana Governor and Air Products announce US$4.5B blue hydrogen clean energy complex in Eastern Louisiana

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Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and Air Products Chairman, President, and CEO Seifi Ghasemi announced a $4.5-billion clean energy complex to be built in Louisiana that will make the state a leader in the US clean energy transition. It represents Air Products’ largest investment in the US.

FortisBC, Suncor, Hazer to pilot methane pyrolysis for hydrogen production with graphite byproduct

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A recent study commissioned by the provincial government, FortisBC and the BC Bioenergy Network found that the potential for hydrogen production in the province could exceed 200 petajoules by 2050—roughly enough gas to completely replace current natural gas volumes.

Cadillac begins retail production of LYRIQ EV

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General Motors has begun retail production of the 2023 Cadillac LYRIQ ( earlier post ) at GM’s Spring Hill, Tennessee, assembly plant. GM announced a commitment to invest $2 billion in Spring Hill Assembly in October 2020. An additional $2.3

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. Design specs for the Gramme 50 include a production rate of 30~50 Nm 3 /hr with a power consumption range of 5~7 kWh/Nm or 150~350 kW. Hydrogen Hydrogen Productio

HydroWing, Tocardo partner on production of hydrogen from tidal power

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HydroWing, in partnership with Tocardo, introduced the THyPSO (Tidal Hydrogen production, Storage and Offtake), a concept that creates green hydrogen from the sea, contributing to the wider global decarbonization of energy systems.

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Shell and Uniper to work together on blue hydrogen production facility in the UK

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The Humber Hub Blue Project includes plans for a blue hydrogen production facility with a capacity of up to 720 megawatts (MW), using gas reformation technology with carbon capture and storage (CCS). Blue hydrogen production at Killingholme could see the capture of approximately 1.6

News: 2023 Toyota and Lexus New Products

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Toyota and Lexus held their annual new product showcase the first week of June at their Plano, Texas, headquarters. See image gallery at cleanfleetreport.com ]The post News: 2023 Toyota and Lexus New Products first appeared on Clean Fleet Report. A Sneak Preview of the 2023 Lineups.

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WSU, GTI system uses electrochemical reforming of ethanol for compressed hydrogen production; CAPER

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The electrochemical system the team developed uses less than half the electricity of pure water splitting, another method that researchers have studied for de-carbonized hydrogen production. Ethanol Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Market Background

Nissan unveils prototype production facility for all-solid-state batteries

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Nissan unveiled its prototype production facility for laminated all-solid-state battery (ASSB) cells, which the company aims to bring to market in 2028.

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ACWA Power signs MoU with POSCO to explore production of green hydrogen and green ammonia

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ACWA Power, alongside Saudi Arabia’s NEOM and Air Products, is developing the first at-scale green hydrogen project in Saudi Arabia. Ammonia Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Manufacturing Market BackgroundACWA Power, a leading Saudi developer, investor and operator of power generation, desalinated water and green hydrogen plants worldwide, has signed a memorandum of understanding with POSCO Holdings, the holding company of South Korea’s POSCO Group.

bp plans major green hydrogen project in Teesside; 60 MWe production by 2025, 500 MWe by 2030

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bp confirmed it is planning a new large-scale green hydrogen production facility in the North East of England that could deliver up to 500MWe (megawatt electrical input) of hydrogen production by 2030. Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Market Background

Xcel Energy, INL to use nuclear energy for clean hydrogen production; HTSE

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It builds on a project launched last year to demonstrate how hydrogen production facilities could be installed at operating nuclear power plants. This is a game-changer for both nuclear energy and carbon-free hydrogen production for numerous industries.

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Spanish team develops microwave-induced electrolysis at low temperatures for H2 production

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Researchers in Spain have developed hydrogen production without contact electrodes via water electrolysis mediated by the microwave-triggered redox activation of solid-state ionic materials at low temperatures ( Nature Energy. Hydrogen Hydrogen Production

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Monash study on solar-driven electrolysis for green hydrogen production cautions on life-cycle emissions and EROI

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Researchers at Monash University in Australia have conducted a lifecycle analysis and net energy analysis (LCA/NEA) of a hypothetical large-scale solar-electrolysis plant for the production of green hydrogen. Emissions Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Lifecycle analysis Solar Solar fuels

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

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The Cummins electrolyzer system is installed at the Air Liquide hydrogen production facility in Bécancour, Québec. This is a modular and scalable electrolyzer platform designed to address utility-scale hydrogen production. Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Market Background Power-to-Gas

Heliogen and Bloom Energy demonstrate production of low-cost green hydrogen; concentrated solar and high-temp electrolysis

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Heliogen and Bloom Energy have successfully demonstrated the production of green hydrogen by integrating the companies’ technologies: Heliogen’s concentrated solar energy system and the Bloom Electrolyzer. Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Market Background Solar

Eni launching sustainable aviation fuel production

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Italy-based integrated energy company Eni is launching the production of alternative sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Eni is planning on significant increases in its HVO production, and very strong growth in biojet. (“HVO:

MAN accelerating production of heavy-duty e-trucks, presents near-production prototype

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MAN Truck & Bus is accelerating the production of heavy-duty e-trucks in Munich to as early as the beginning of 2024 with prompt delivery of an initial 200 units. MAN presented a near-production prototype of the new electric truck at an event in Nuremberg.

Maersk, Egyptian authorities sign partnership agreement to explore large-scale green fuel production in Egypt

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Egypt has excellent conditions for renewable energy production and ambitions to become global leader in the green energy value chain. The parties will be conducting a feasibility study before the end of 2022 to examine an Egypt-based hydrogen and green marine fuel production, powered by renewable energy with Maersk as committed offtaker. Fuels Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Market Background Ports and Marine

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MATHESON executes long-term hydrogen supply contract with Vertex for renewable diesel production

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The MATHESON Facility will have a nameplate capacity exceeding 30 mmscfd hydrogen production and the capability to process a range of feedstocks, including renewable naphtha and other co-products from Vertex’s renewable diesel production, as well as natural gas, as necessary. Bio-hydrocarbons Diesel Fuels Hydrogen Hydrogen Production

S. Korean team develops highly efficient, long-lasting electrocatalyst to boost electrolytic hydrogen production

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Conventional water electrolysis for the production of hydrogen faces technological challenges to improve the efficiency of the water-splitting reaction for the sluggish oxygen evolution reaction (OER). Catalysts Hydrogen Hydrogen Production

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JAEA and MHI begin hydrogen production demo project using High Temperature Engineering Test Reactor (HTTR)

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Under this program, a newly built hydrogen production plant will be connected to an HTTR owned by JAEA, with the aim of proving the technology for hydrogen production utilizing the high temperature heat obtained from the HTTR. Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Japan Nuclear

Researchers propose testing standards for particulate photocatalysts in solar fuel production

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Gang Liu from the Institute of Metal Research, CAS, has now initiated the establishment of international efficiency accreditation and testing protocols for particulate photocatalysts toward solar fuel production. Fuels Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Market Background Solar fuels Standards

BMW begins series production of electric iX

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BMW has begun series production of the fully-electric BMW iX in Dingolfing. Start of Production of the new BMW iX at BMW Group Plant Dingolfing. BMW AG Member of the Board of Management, Production. member of the Board of Management of BMW AG, responsible for Production.

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Mitsubishi Heavy invests in Monolith Materials to support clean hydrogen production

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Olive Creek 1 in Hallam, Nebraska is Monolith Materials’ first commercial-scale emissions-free production facility designed to produce approximately 14,000 metric tons of carbon black annually along with clean hydrogen. Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Natural GasMonolith Materials, Inc.

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Biden invokes Defense Production Act to accelerate domestic manufacturing of clean energy

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President Biden issued presidential determinations providing the US Department of Energy (DOE) with the authority to utilize the Defense Production Act (DPA) to accelerate domestic production of five key energy technologies: solar; transformers and electric grid components; heat pumps; insulation; and. As the world transitions to a clean energy economy, global demand for these essential products and components is set to skyrocket by 400-600% over the next several decades.

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Hyzon Motors to collaborate with Transform Materials on renewable hydrogen production

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Transform Materials breaks down methane and other similar light hydrocarbon gases without oxygen, recombining the resulting fragments into two high-value end products, acetylene and hydrogen. Fuel Cells Heavy-duty Hydrogen Hydrogen Production

ExxonMobil planning hydrogen production, carbon capture and storage at Baytown complex; 1B cfd of blue hydrogen

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ExxonMobil is planning a hydrogen production plant and one of the world’s largest carbon capture and storage projects at its integrated refining and petrochemical site at Baytown, Texas, supporting efforts to reduce emissions from company operations and local industry. Using hydrogen also would enable the site to manufacture lower-emissions products for its customers. Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Market Background

Production of 100th GILLIG battery-electric bus

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Cummins and GILLIG announced the production of the 100 th GILLIG battery-electric bus built since the two companies began partnering on the heavy-duty transit vehicle.

NNL and DNV partner to explore large-scale nuclear production of hydrogen for UK gas network

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However, to achieve this transition, large quantities of hydrogen would be needed; the ability of nuclear to drive production at gigawatt scale could be of great value. Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Market Background NuclearThe UK’s National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) and DNV are partnering to explore the potential of nuclear-derived hydrogen to support the conversion of UK gas networks to hydrogen.

Uppsala team develops composite polymer dots for efficient, stable H2 production from water and sunlight

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Researchers at Uppsala University have developed photocatalytic composite polymer nanoparticles (“polymer dots”) that show promising performance and stability for the production of hydrogen from water and sunlight. Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Solar fuels