Power plants that run on hydrogen could be cost-competitive with those using fossil fuels by the middle of the century if governments double the cost of carbon pollution.
Neptune’s Cygnus platform is in a prime location to have its emissions cut further by harnessing offshore wind energy, the firm’s UK North Sea interim boss has said.
As we enter a new decade, I’m sure I’m not alone in reflecting on matters that are personally important, together with major issues that impact on society, the environment and the economy.
News that the COP 25 meeting in Madrid ended in a not very satisfactory compromise doesn’t exactly fill me with hope that the world’s leaders have really got a grip of how serious the “climate emergency” really is.
Aberdeen ‘energy transition park’ and net zero should ‘feature heavily’ in oil sector deal – OGA boss
Proposals for an Aberdeen energy transition park, along with a host of net zero solutions, should be at the “heart” of an incoming sector deal, according to the head of the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA).
Everyone agrees that 2020 will be a critical year for energy transition, but how will things really play out? In the run-up to Christmas, Calash and Candour put their heads together over a glass or two of crude and have come up with 12 ‘golden’ moments for the energy market in 2020, some of which are extremely long shots.
Hydrasun is on the verge of acquiring an unspecified company in Germany to strengthen its foothold in the hydrogen market.
Along with renewables, energy efficiency, nuclear, land reform, BECCS, biofuels and batteries I am convinced that hydrogen will be key enabler to deliver net zero.
A consortium is seeking additional partners to advance an Orkney project aimed at converting North Sea platforms into hydrogen producers.
A "hugely important" Welsh bible which is more than 400 years old is being protected from damage with the help of hydropower, the National Trust said.
It’s the most nettlesome problem in the quest to ditch fossil fuels: how can you get thousand-degree heat used in factory furnaces without pumping billions of tons of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere?
With the largest fleet of hydrogen buses in Europe and the UK’s first integrated hydrogen generation and bus refuelling station, Aberdeen is at the forefront of several exciting hydrogen projects.
The chief executive of the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has claimed the UK’s goals for a crucial new climate change technology are “remarkably achievable”.
The potential to heat Donald Trump’s newly-approved housing estate in Aberdeenshire with 100% hydrogen was discussed at an energy sector conference yesterday.
Scientists from Edinburgh University have received funding for a £1.4 million research project to investigate the storage of hydrogen in the subsurface.
An Aberdeen-based advisory and management services firm has claimed it will become the first in the UK to open a business stream for the storage of hydrogen in the subsurface.
The push to find low-carbon energy solutions is gaining momentum in the academic world and eclipses the effort being directed towards oil and gas and coal-related research by universities.
Ever heard of the International Energy Agency’s Technology Collaboration Programme? Possibly not. It doesn’t exactly hit the headlines.
A new hydrogen festival will take place in Aberdeen as part of a drive to explore low-carbon technologies.
A £100,000 study has been launched to develop commercial supply of hydrogen power and fuel cell technologies in Aberdeen.
Neptune Energy has been selected to help create the first offshore hydrogen plant in the Dutch sector of the North Sea.
In the week or so before I sat down at my desk to write this column, four important and potentially linked events took place.
Students from Aberdeen University have unveiled a hydrogen-powered car they designed and built for this year’s Shell Eco-marathon.
Oil and gas doyen Sir Ian Wood said yesterday a “major energy transition park” could help Aberdeen capitalise on the switch to a low carbon economy.
Hydrogen has the potential to replace natural gas as a heat source in homes across the UK, according to a new report.