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...

£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...

New certification aims to boost British hydrogen sector

In a bid to elevate transparency and confidence in the UK’s low carbon hydrogen sector, the UK government has outlined plans for “a globally...

Hydrogen-ready boiler installation is an NHS first

Hydrogen-ready boilers are to be installed at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading, believed to be the first use of this technology in the...

Fuel bills could rise 90% under Government’s hydrogen plans

Replacing gas with hydrogen for home heating would result in huge energy bill rises for households over the next three decades, a report by...

£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...

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...

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...

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...

Bio-hydrogen project secures £4.9 million government funding

A Belfast firm has been awarded £4.9 million funding from the UK Department for Energy Security and Net Zero (DESNZ) to develop a reactor...

Foundations laid for ammonia to hydrogen project

The foundations have been laid at a green ammonia to hydrogen demonstrator site at Tyseley Energy Park. The project has been developed by the Ammogen...

The decade ahead for hydrogen: Report offers predictions

A new report offers an overview of the hydrogen value chain, including an appraisal of different production methods, distribution and where the authors believe...

UK ranked as one of the leaders in advancing hydrogen economy

The UK has been ranked third amongst countries that have the potential to be global leaders in the new hydrogen economy. The ranking from...

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.

Comment: Why hydrogen is the key to a low carbon future

Hydrogen has enormous potential as a clean and abundant energy source. However, harnessing it on a large scale using conventional technologies and techniques is...

Governments urged not to miss the boat on green fuel shipping

A report published on 15 November examines the role shipping will play in transporting the green fuels necessary to meet global climate goals, identifying...

Scaling up clean hydrogen lies within the experience of hydrocarbon-rich countries – McKinsey report

Hydrocarbon-rich countries have the potential to effectively produce clean hydrogen at scale, repurposing existing infrastructure and supporting global decarbonization, according to a new study...

Taming turbulence

When fluid is pumped through a pipe in an intermittent way, the cost of transport is significantly reduced, according to a new study, a collaboration between the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) and the Polytechnic University of Milan.

Most innovative energy start-ups recognised in German awards

Fifteen start-ups deemed to have the most innovative business models in the field of energy transition and climate protection were celebrated at an award...
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.