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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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HYDROGEN: Global green hydrogen project pipeline reaches 50 GW

  • Date: 26-08-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: PV Magazine

The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) estimates there are 50 green hydrogen projects under development worldwide. Those projects, have a planned annual production capacity of 4 million tons of hydrogen and a total renewable power capacity of 50 GW, according to the Ohio-based thinktank, with their combined capital cost estimated at $75 billion.

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HYDROGEN: Cummins using hydrogen technology to enable renewable energy for public utilities in Washington with the largest electrolyzer in the United States

  • Date: 26-08-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: Cummins

Global technology and power solutions leader Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) will provide its 5-megawatt PEM electrolyzer to enable renewable energy for the Douglas County Public Utility District (Douglas County PUD) in Washington state. The Cummins electrolyzer will be dedicated to producing hydrogen from renewable energy and will be the largest, as well as first of its kind in use by a public utility, in the United States.

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HYDROGEN: Germany's Dillinger steel group starts hydrogen-based steel production

  • Date: 21-08-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: SP Global

London — Germany's Dillinger and Saarstahl steel group announced Aug. 21 the start of the first hydrogen-based steel production in Europe's biggest steel market to help cut carbon emissions.

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HYDROGEN: Ten cities, thousand fuel cell vehicles? China is sketching a roadmap for hydrogen vehicles

  • Date: 19-08-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: ICCT

China has sent a strong signal to the hydrogen fuel cell vehicle (FCV) industry with some major policy moves in recent months. First, hydrogen was listed as an energy source in a national law for the first time, in the Energy Law of the People’s Republic of China (draft for consultation). Then, promotion policies for FCVs were separated from those of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) in the Notice on Optimizing Fiscal Subsidies for Promoting New Energy Vehicles (NEVs) from four central ministries

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HYDROGEN: Green hydrogen economy assessment for US, Europe

  • Date: 04-08-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: PV Magazine

A new report by the International Council on Clean Transportation provides forecasts for green hydrogen prices by 2050. The group claims to have included system costs that have been ignored in green hydrogen economy assessments thus far. Average green hydrogen prices, however, will almost be halved in the United States and Europe.

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