Monday, December 5, 2022

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...

£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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Using wastewater to create hydrogen and oxygen

East Lothian-based Logan Energy is supplying and installing an electrolyser at a wastewater treatment plant in Cambridgeshire as part of a novel initiative being...

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...

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...
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.

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...
Petrol pumps

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.

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...

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...