Friday, September 24, 2021
Envirotec Sept/Oct 21

Blend ambition

By publishing a hydrogen strategy on 17 August the UK has joined a club of 30+ other nations who have outlined a policy framework for the renewable fuel, viewed as indispensable to global efforts to prevent temperature rises above 1.5ºC by 2050. A mixed reception seemed apparent from commentators, particularly in relation to ongoing support for blue hydrogen. Envirotec reports.

Study shows most promising well-to-tank routes for hydrogen

When it comes to decarbonising the UK economy, many suggest the use of hydrogen for hard-to-electrify transport applications as indispensable.

Big four boiler manufacturers make hydrogen-ready price-promise

A hydrogen-ready boiler will apparently cost no more than its natural gas equivalent as a result of a new price-promise made in late July by the UK’s major boiler manufacturers.

Green light for first hydrogen blending on a public gas network

Winlaton, Gateshead to become "first community to receive hydrogen blend via the public natural gas network" The next phase of a seemingly ground-breaking green energy...

Making clean hydrogen from sunlight: Texas group claims important advance

For decades, it has been a grail to use solar power to generate the key reaction for producing hydrogen as a clean energy source...

Academic group launches nuclear energy for net zero roadmap

Nuclear experts at The University of Manchester have developed a roadmap which they say details the eight key actions required to assess the role...

Water industry event discusses opportunity for hydrogen

Green hydrogen - and how the water sector can engage with this ‘green, clean fuel source’ - was the focus of a recent webinar...

Oil and gas firms committed to radical reinvention expect dramatically greater growth, says report

Report identifies best practices for reinvention and notes that industry leaders expect transformative impact from cloud and a boost in value from low-carbon businesses The...

Coventry University and Severn Trent partner to convert waste ammonia into hydrogen

Researchers from Coventry University are collaborating with Severn Trent and the Organics Group to turn sewage waste into a clean fuel for tankers and...

World’s first dedicated clean hydrogen investment fund launches

A unique private infrastructure fund dedicated to delivering clean hydrogen infrastructure projects at scale has been launched. The group behind the FiveT Hydrogen Fund...

£1.3 million of new funding for net zero-driven energy data application winners

Close to £1.3 million of new funding across nine new digital energy data projects has been announced by UK Research & Innovataion (UKRI). The...

Prevention: A profitable mindset when it comes to gas leaks

Gas leaks are a risk in many industries, and when they occur, they can be incredibly hazardous and costly. Preventing them and responding quickly...

Highlands hub spearheads Scottish grasp for hydrogen leadership

A view of the Cromarty Firth A multi-partner plan involving the Port of Cromarty Firth has been launched to establish a green hydrogen hub in...

UK’s first hydrogen heating demonstration takes place in Northumberland

First houses heated by hydrogen gas are showcased, with the use of innovative prototype boilers Boiler manufacturers Baxi Heating and Worcester Bosch have installed hydrogen...
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Grant awarded for facility to convert waste plastic to hydrogen

A firm developing hydrogen production from waste plastic has been offered a conditional £1.25m grant for a planned plastics-to-hydrogen facility at Protos, near Ellesmere Port.