Electrolysis in the future energy system

‘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 »

Ammonia as a Green Hydrogen Carrier

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 reports highest growth in CO2 emissions in 7 years

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 »

BEIS committee chair to present bill for net-zero goal

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 »