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HYDROGEN: Japan aims to set up commercial hydrogen fuel supply chain by 2030

  • Date: 15-10-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will seek to create a commercial hydrogen fuel supply chain by around 2030 to support reducing carbon emissions, Industry Minister Hiroshi Kajiyama said during a virtual hydrogen conference late on Wednesday.

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HYDROGEN: 9 companies in Japan launch preparatory committee for Japan Hydrogen Association (JH2A)

  • Date: 14-10-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: Green Car Congress

Nine private companies in Japan engaged in the construction and expansion of a hydrogen society announced that they are launching a new preparatory committee called “Japan Hydrogen association (JH2A)” to promote the formation of a hydrogen supply chain and global partnerships in the hydrogen sector.

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HYDROGEN: Spain Sets a $10.5 Billion Goal for Green Hydrogen

  • Date: 05-10-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: Bloomberg

Spain is stepping up its efforts to enter the race to build a hydrogen industry, putting it on par with France and Germany in seeking a greener fuel for heavy industry.

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HYDROGEN: National strategies pledge over half of EU’s 2030 electrolyser capacity target

  • Date: 02-10-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: ICIS

LONDON (ICIS)--European nations have pledged to create 22GW electrolyser capacity for hydrogen production by 2030, more than a half of the European Commission’s goal.

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HYDROGEN: Milestone for green hydrogen: Heraeus launches new electrocatalyst

  • Date: 01-10-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: Heraeus

Heraeus today announced the launch of a cost-effective and efficient catalyst for PEM electrolysis. The new Heraeus catalyst contains 50 to 90 percent less iridium than conventional products with up to three times higher catalyst performance. The lower precious metal content of the Heraeus product reduces costs by up to 43 percent. The cost savings make green hydrogen affordable – an important step for the successful conversion to sustainable energy sources.

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HYDROGEN: Germany eyes green hydrogen production with new dam project on the Congo River

  • Date: 08-09-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: Clean Energy Wire

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Germany could soon enter an energy partnership that would see the central African country provide hydropower capacity to produce green hydrogen for Germany's decarbonisation plans, Michael Bauchmüller, Kristiana Ludwig and Judith Raupp write in the Süddeutsche Zeitung. The planned Inga 3 dam at the Congo River could help combining climate action and development cooperation, the German government's representative for Africa, Günter Nooke, told...

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HYDROGEN: Europe faces high hurdles to make hydrogen hype reality

  • Date: 27-08-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: Reuters

A European Union goal to boost the use of zero-carbon hydrogen is likely to be a pipe dream unless the bloc can find billions in investment and persuade member states, under strain from the pandemic hit to their economies, to give their backing.

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HYDROGEN: Easy street: why investors are hungry for hydrogen-fuelled driving

  • Date: 27-08-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: Financial Times

What was your worst investment decision? For Toyota, buying 2m Tesla shares at around $20 a share in 2010, then selling them again at $200 must be high on its list. Tesla shares now change hands for more than $2,000 each. One of the reasons Toyota sold up four years ago was a growing divergence of views between the two carmakers on the future of transport — including the importance of hydrogen fuel cell technology. In 2014, Toyota unveiled its prototype hydrogen-powered car, Mirai, the Japanese...

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