Thursday, May 26, 2022

New centre to advance hydrogen and syngas production from waste plastic

Powerhouse Energy Group PLC (PHE), a firm commercialising syngas and hydrogen production from non-recyclable waste plastic, has unveiled (on 24 May) plans to create...

Government funding for ammonia-to-hydrogen project in the Midlands

A consortium led by Gemserv has secured around £6.7 million from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to deliver the Tyseley...

Funding for world-first liquid H2 bunkering facility for ships

The creator of what's claimed to be world’s first liquid hydrogen bunkering facility for fuelling zero-emission ships has won a UK Government grant to...

UK falling behind Germany and South Korea on low-carbon hydrogen

The UK has been ranked 5th out of 15 countries in its deployment of low-carbon hydrogen as a fuel source, according to a new...

Heating industry agree hydrogen appliance labels

Perhaps a marker of progress towards decarbonising the domestic use of gas, using hydrogen, the Heating and Hotwater Industry Council (HHIC) - a membership...

Aberdeen City Council rolls out UK’s first hydrogen fuel cell waste truck

What appears to be the UK’s first hydrogen-fuelled waste collection vehicle was revealed on 17 February in Aberdeen, seemingly running on green hydrogen from...

National Grid to trial decarbonisation device “turbo charging the UK’s access to hydrogen”

In a bid to "boost the amount of hydrogen in the UK’s gas supply", National Grid has signed up to trial a new kind...

Vehicles handed over to hydrogen transport hub in Tees Valley

Ten Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell electric cars and a Toyota fuel cell forklift truck were handed over to the Tees Valley Hydrogen Transport...

Britain’s gas grid to be ready to deliver hydrogen across the country from 2023

Britain’s gas grid is seemingly set to be ready to start to blending hydrogen around the country from next year, helping provide families with...

Green hydrogen retrofit aims to demo marine decarbonisation

A retro-fit green hydrogen vessel is being used in a demonstration of zero-emission marine technology, in the Tees Valley, in an apparent UK first....

Funding award for 28-year old Danish researcher’s green hydrogen breakthrough

A young Danish researcher has seemingly succeeded in developing a technology that will reduce the costs of getting wind power into the tanks of...

Veolia uses ERF to power technology for deriving hydrogen from water

Resource management firm says it is advancing its programme to create a hydrogen gas supply infrastructure, a potentially important step towards decarbonising the UK...

£2.65m green hydrogen project aims to advance emissions-free distilling ambitions

A new and seemingly ground-breaking hydrogen combustion technology is to be trialled at Bruichladdich Distillery’s operations on Islay. UK based green-hydrogen firm Protium is working...

Hydrogen trumps heat pumps? Report attempts to track cost of green energy switch

A new report, published on 12 November by the not-for-profit body Energy and Utilities Alliance (EUA), says that consumers are typically facing a five-fold...

Hydrogen double decker heads to COP

What is said to be the world’s first hydrogen powered double decker bus stopped off at the Baxi factory in Bamber Bridge, on its way to the 26th UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow.

Gas decarbonisation champions launch campaign at Westminster

Members of the Decarbonised Gas Alliance (DGA) gathered in Westminster on 18 October to discuss - and seek support for - the role...

Net zero transport plans need to include life-cycle energy and GHG emissions, says study

Government policy should increase its focus on the well-to-wheel (WTW) greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and overall energy efficiency performance of new fuels for transport,...

Can we hit the 2035 clean electricity target? Experts offer their two cents

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced plans to eliminate fossil fuels from UK electricity production by 2035. Speaking at the conservative conference in Manchester...

Booming hydrogen market heralds water technology opportunities

Global market could grow to be worth up to US$12 trillion, says BlueTech Research, with opportunities for water technology suppliers The hydrogen economy is at...
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.