The $28 billion Sizewell C nuclear station is touted as an anchor for Britain reaching net-zero emissions, yet its reactors will compete with wind farms over the North Sea horizon. On gusty days, where will the plant’s excess power go? Toward making hydrogen.
Industrial facilities operator px Group has agreed to join forces with Cerulean Winds for the development of three onshore green hydrogen production sites in the UK.
An Anglo-Californian partnership has announced plans to roll out as many as 40 waste-to-hydrogen refueling stations in the UK, starting in Scotland.
Hydrogen is a trending topic in any discussion of the energy transition. Blue hydrogen (from methane) is viewed as a potential transition fuel as we move to a low carbon economy. The OGA strategy which came into force in February requires licensees to ensure that technologies are deployed to enable hydrogen supply projects to be developed. But what would hydrogen be used for and is there a market for it?
The energy sector is awash with the benefits of hydrogen for domestic heating. It’s the most common element in Universe, it burns to water, it can be swapped out for natural gas – it is a wonder fuel.
As the proclaimed Oil Capital of Europe, it seems only right that Aberdeen should be front and centre of decarbonisation efforts too.
The government has set a demanding timeframe to bring hydrogen into primetime – but crunch time is looming for the legal framework required.
A war of words is raging over blue hydrogen.
The global hydrogen technology manufacturing pie is going to be huge, according to Martyn Tulloch, OGTC head of energy system integration.
Some of the world’s most notable ideas and inventions have been born over a chat and a pint.
An initiative aimed at helping create a renewable energy jobs boom in the Highlands has been launched, following the appointment of its first manager.
With any energy transition, there is a need to bring about wholescale change, from the up, to the mid and the downstream.
The debate around which direction the UK should take in terms of blue or green hydrogen is complex.
In the Scottish Highlands, discussions are currently ongoing that could transform the region into the world’s next energy and maritime hotspot.
Clean Power Hydrogen (CPH2) has hit a “significant milestone” after bagging an order to supply a 1 megawatt electrolyser.
The Port of Cromarty Firth (PCF) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Norwegian firm Gen2 Energy to import green hydrogen from Norway.
A pioneering project that would use wastewater from an Aberdeenshire distillery as a feedstock for producing clean-burning “green” hydrogen is in the running for a funding injection.
Neptune Energy has thrown its hat in the ring for a licence that would underpin a combined carbon capture and blue hydrogen project in the UK, it has emerged.
A pair of businessmen who held key roles at engineering and consultancy firm Wood have joined a Scottish hydrogen technology business.
A new report analysing the opportunities presented by hydrogen in Northern Ireland’s energy transition has been published.
Hydrogen, hydrogen, hydrogen... hardly a day passes without a story about hydrogen in the press and on social media.
A plan to establish a “world-leading” green hydrogen hub on the Cromarty Firth has been launched today by a new partnership of companies, including utilities giant ScottishPower and three big names from the whisky industry.
High shipping costs could prevent green hydrogen produced in Scotland from being exported globally.
Wall Street analysts are calling the prospects for hydrogen, and particularly “green” hydrogen, a once-in-a-generation opportunity – and Scotland is in a strong position to take advantage of this resource.
Centrica is in talks with the UK government about plans to convert its disused Rough natural gas storage site off the coast of northeast England to store hydrogen.