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HYDROGEN: Is the hydrogen tech 'revolution' hope or hype?

  • Date: 01-07-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: BBC

In his speech on the planned economic recovery, the prime minister said hydrogen technology is an area where the UK leads the world. He hopes it’ll create clean jobs in the future. But is the hydrogen revolution hope or hype?

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HYDROGEN: Pandemic spurs 'moment of acceleration' for green hydrogen in Europe

  • Date: 29-06-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: SP Global

For Europe's green hydrogen sector, the COVID-19 pandemic and associated economic downturn could be an inflection point. While there are concerns over the direction the market will take, with some looking anxiously at investor sentiment and utility spending, the rising tide of legislative resolve is likely to lift hydrogen, too.

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HYDROGEN: Germany plans to promote ‘green’ hydrogen with €7 billion

  • Date: 15-06-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: Euractiv

The German government adopted its national hydrogen strategy yesterday (10 June), with plans to ramp up production capacity to 5 GW by 2030 and 10 GW by 2040. To achieve this, €7 billion will be invested in new businesses and research. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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HYRDOGEN: Japan scientists develop new catalyst capable of assisting three different key hydrogen reactions

  • Date: 12-06-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: Green Car Congress

Scientists from Kyushu University and Kumamoto University in Japan have developed a new catalyst capable of assisting three key reactions for using hydrogen in energy and industry. Inspired by three types of enzymes in nature, this research can help elucidate unknown relationships among catalysts, paving the way for efficient use of hydrogen gas as a next-generation energy source in the future.

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HYDROGEN: Hyundai Hydrogen Chief on Why the Company Bet on Fuel Cells

  • Date: 09-06-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: Bloomberg

Fuel cell vehicles that use hydrogen and emit only water have long been a goal of green-energy advocates. They have potential advantages over battery-powered cars, including quicker refueling and longer range. But they remain a novelty, accounting for less than 0.1% of the nearly 100 million vehicles produced each year.

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HYDROGEN: Hydrogen products eager for funding

  • Date: 08-06-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: Mining Weekly

Renewable hydrogen projects worth more than a combined A$3-billion are vying for funding from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (Arena) to build the first commercial scale hydrogen projects in Australia.

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HYDROGEN: Nikola orders enough electrolysis equipment from Nel to produce 40,000 kg of hydrogen per day

  • Date: 04-06-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: Green Car Congress

Nikola Corporation, which is making its public-trading debut on the NASDAQ today (NKLA), signed a purchase order with Nel ASA for 85-megawatt alkaline electrolyzers to support five of the world’s first 8-tonne-per-day hydrogen fueling stations. Together, these electrolyzers may produce more than 40,000 kgs of hydrogen each day.

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HYDROGEN: Asian countries accelerate hydrogen plans with policies and projects

  • Date: 01-06-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: SP Global

Countries in the Asia-Pacific region, such as India, Japan, South Korea, China and Australia, are planning to set up projects as well as speed up policy formulation, as they step up efforts to make hydrogen a part of their energy mix.

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