‘Green’, or zero-carbon hydrogen, produced directly from water using renewable electricity, will play a central role our sustainable energy future. By Kevin Fothergill, Chief Executive, EnAcumen Ltd Hydrogen from water The production of hydrogen from water is not new. The process of electrolysis was first demonstrated at the beginning of the 19th century by William… Read More »
Air Products, ACWA Power and NEOM, have announced the signing of an agreement for a $5 billion world-scale green hydrogen-based ammonia production facility powered by renewable energy. The project, which will be equally owned by the three partners, will be sited in NEOM, a new model for sustainable living located in the north west corner… Read More »
The UK’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) recently published the feasibility study for its Ammonia to Green Hydrogen Project. A number of liquid “hydrogen carriers” have been considered to enable hydrogen to be transported over long distances at low cost. This is will enable green hydrogen to be produced from very low cost… Read More »
BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2019 Global primary energy consumption grew rapidly in 2018, led by natural gas and renewables. Nevertheless, carbon emissions rose at their highest rate for seven years. Primary energy consumption grew at a rate of 2.9% last year, almost double its 10-year average of 1.5% per year, and the fastest… Read More »
David Blackman Utility Week Rachel Reeves will increase the pressure on the government to move rapidly to adopt the 2050 net-zero carbon emissions goal by presenting a bill to enshrine the target in legislation. The chair of the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) committee will present a bill to parliament which would implement the advice… Read More »
Audi will be the Volkswagen Group’s focal point for hydrogen fuel cell technology, according to AutoCar. Audi CEO Bram Schot stated the refocused h-tron fuel cell development effort is due to concerns about sufficient battery supplies for electric vehicles.
A consortium of 30 companies in Swindon are hard at work on a hydrogen fuel project that aims to make the technology less of a concept and more of an everyday reality. For the past three years, the Hydrogen Hub has been putting the alternative power to the test with end-users…