$10 billion Namibian hydrogen project selects developer for locomotive

Namibian-headquartered Hyphen Hydrogen Energy (Hyphen) says it is making positive progress on its discussions with the Namibian Government as it moves towards signature of...
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.

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...

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...

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....

£4.6m goes to hydrogen for maritime project

A £4.6m innovation project, led by renewable electrification specialist AceOn, to develop battery and hydrogen technology to power the marine vessels used for servicing...

£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...

£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...

Glastonbury goes for a LOOP

Biomethane-to-hydrogen (and graphene) climate technology comes to Worthy Farm Clean hydrogen developer, Hexla, and British climate tech firm Levidian have joined forces to bring Levidian’s...

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...

Lancashire County Council partners trial hydrogen-powered fuel cell generator

Lancashire County Council’s delivery partner, Costain, and hydrogen industry start-up, Hydrologiq, have successfully trialled the use of a hydrogen-powered fuel cell generator at the...
Envirotec Sept/Oct 21

Government announces funding for green hydrogren, and blending green light

The UK government announced backing for 11 new projects to produce green hydrogen from electrolysis, on 14 December, in addition to giving a tentative...

Study demonstrates hydrogen’s potential to reduce rail emissions and improve fuel efficiency

An independent1 trial of Advanced Hydrogen Technologies (AHT) Group’s carbon clean and capture device has reported significantly lower emissions and increased fuel efficiency from...

Hydrogen in aviation report anticipates widespread deployment in the 2030s

A new report, ‘Hydrogen in Aviation’, takes a closer look at the future demand for the putative aviation fuel in South Wales and South...

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...

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...

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...

BEIS funding supports utility’s project to turn biogas into hydrogen

The UK Government’s department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has awarded £212,000 funding through the Net Zero Innovation Portfolio (NZIP) for the...

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,...

Project to create world’s first hydrogen-powered crematorium, in Worthing

The project is underway with the help of researchers from the University of Brighton. Funded by the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero, the...