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HYDROGEN: Powering a climate-neutral economy: Commission sets out plans for the energy system of the future and clean hydrogen

  • Date: 08-07-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: European Commission

To become climate-neutral by 2050, Europe needs to transform its energy system, which accounts for 75% of the EU's greenhouse gas emissions. The EU strategies for energy system integration and hydrogen, adopted today, will pave the way towards a more efficient and interconnected energy sector, driven by the twin goals of a cleaner planet and a stronger economy.

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HYDROGEN: South African govt initiates process of developing societal hydrogen roadmap

  • Date: 07-07-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: Mining Weekly

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – South Africa’s Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) has initiated a process, with other government and industry stakeholders, to develop a roadmap that will lead South Africa towards a hydrogen society, Mining Weekly can today report.

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HYDROGEN: ‘European Clean Hydrogen Alliance’ ready for take-off

  • Date: 07-07-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: Euractiv

The European Commission will seek to position Europe as a global leader on hydrogen with a new industry-led alliance set to be unveiled on Wednesday (8 July).

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HYDROGEN: EU’s hydrogen push to boost metals demand

  • Date: 07-07-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: Argus Media

Europe is ramping up its development and deployment of hydrogen technologies for power generation, with the European Commission expected to formally present its hydrogen strategy on 8 July, providing a positive medium-term demand signal for several metals, including platinum, chromium and nickel.

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HYDROGEN: World’s Largest Green Hydrogen Project Unveiled in Saudi Arabia

  • Date: 07-07-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: Green Tech Media

Air Products & Chemicals, the U.S. industrial gas giant, announced plans on Tuesday to build a green hydrogen plant in Saudi Arabia powered by 4 gigawatts of wind and solar power, the world's largest such project announced so far.

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HYDROGEN: IEA’s Hydrogen TCP undergoes a major revamp to support global implementation of hydrogen and international collaboration

  • Date: 06-07-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: IEA

The International Energy Agency (IEA) created the Hydrogen Technology Collaboration Program (TCP) in October 1977. Since then, the multilateral mechanism has worked on more than 40 R&D&D and analysis tasks, and is a hub for international cooperation and knowledge exchange to promote and accelerate the development and implementation of hydrogen technologies. It currently has 25 member countries and 6 sponsors from four different continents.

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HYDROGEN: After many false starts, hydrogen power might now bear fruit

  • Date: 03-07-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: The Economist

CONVENTIONAL WISDOM holds that battery-powered cars are the future of motoring. But Hyundai, a big South Korean vehicle-maker, is not so sure. Over the past few months it has been running a worldwide public-relations campaign extolling the virtues of an alternative source of electrical power—fuel cells. Instead of storing and then releasing electricity gathered from the mains in the way that a battery does, a fuel cell generates current from a chemical reaction between hydrogen and oxygen. 

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HYDROGEN: S. Korea aims to foster 1,000 hydrogen-related firms by 2040

  • Date: 01-07-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: Korea Herald

South Korea said Wednesday it will foster 1,000 businesses in the hydrogen industry over the next 20 years in its latest push to nurture a hydrogen-based ecosystem and related economy.

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