Britain’s natural gas network operators set out a strategy for delivering the U.K.’s first hydrogen-heated town by 2030.
Ørsted has taken a final investment decision (FID) on its first renewable hydrogen project, with plans to launch the facility later this year.
Adnoc, Mubadala Investment and ADQ have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on launching the Abu Dhabi Hydrogen Alliance.
Two Orkney distilleries are to take part in a £58,781 research project to investigate the use of “green” hydrogen heating as part of a government initiative to find ways of decarbonising the distilling sector.
Energy firms Total and Engie have agreed to build and operate France's largest renewable hydrogen production site.
A UK-based renewables services firm has received more than £70,000 in funding to assess the possibility of using hydrogen in the production of whisky.
The consortium behind the Oyster “green” hydrogen project has secured 5 million euros of EU funding to demonstrate their combined offshore wind turbine and electrolyser system.
Given the appalling mess called Brexit and the Covid-19 crisis that beset all of us, it is quite a surprise that the Scottish Government actually found the resource to cobble together and publish just before Christmas an outline of its £100 million over five years hydrogen industry stimulus dream.
Hydrogen production unlikely to become subsidy free without initial government support warns Edison Group
Hydrogen produced from renewable sources is expected to be the key component needed to decarbonise the final 20% of global energy consumption.
Hydrogen is the new Holy Grail. The UK Government’s Energy White Paper gives it 175 references, three times the number for offshore wind and 10 times more than new nuclear.
A Scottish decarbonisation group has been successful in its bid to secure more than a million pounds to draw up an industrial emissions reduction roadmap.
It is a fact of life that if you want to achieve net zero you need the technology that can make it happen. You can play around with what you think are smart economic wheezes such as contracts for difference and carbon tax but if you don’t have the technology to enable you to stop burning hydrocarbons then ultimately, they’re of no benefit whatsoever.
Crown Estate Scotland is set to launch a rather interesting mini-study.
Energy Voice, and numerous other media outlets, covered the Scottish Government’s Hydrogen Policy Statement issued on the 21st December. The policy statement was informed by the Scottish hydrogen: assessment report issued on the same day.
Bosses at Aberdeenshire company GM Flow Measurement Services are applying their many decades of experience in the oil and gas industry to an “energy revolution” by diversifying into hydrogen.
Holyrood has pledged to give the hydrogen sector £100 million over the next five years in order to support a green recovery and a just transition to net zero.
Scotland’s green hydrogen capabilities could “significantly contribute” towards domestic and international net zero targets through the decarbonisation of heavy industry.
The Scottish Government has been praised for “raising the stakes” in the fight against climate change after it published updated proposals to slash carbon emissions.
With talk of hydrogen-powered breakfasts as well as trains, ships and planes – have we reached a tipping point where this could become a reality?
As reported by Energy Voice, The Climate Change Committee (CCC) recently issued its Sixth Carbon Budget, The UK’s path to Net Zero.
The recent publication of the timetable for the Scotwind leasing round that will start the next stage in the development of offshore wind in Scotland, shortly followed by the UK Prime Minister’s 10 Point Plan, has focused minds on what a green recovery really means for the communities and businesses north of the border.
Reflecting on Oil and Gas UK’s prediction that North Sea projects could take up to three years to return, the industry body’s chief executive, Deirdre Michie, said, “we have to start the year more positively than that.”
Hydrogen is becoming an increasingly popular option for those thinking about the future, sharing as it does some traits with petroleum products while its consumption emits no carbon.
Few would disagree that the Covid-19 pandemic has made 2020 the most disruptive and distressing year in recent living memory. The effect on people’s lives and the thousands of deaths caused by this awful virus will be etched in our minds for a long time to come.
As the UK rises in the RECAI rankings, could its 10-point green plan catapult it to be a leader in the globe’s green recovery?
As light begins to appear at the end of the tunnel in the battle against the Coronavirus pandemic, it is now a time for governments worldwide to think deeply about a sustainable, green recovery plan. In the UK, a sign of intent to seize this enormous opportunity to build back better has been given with the announcement of a £12b plan for a ‘green industrial revolution’. The pledge comes with the UK already moving in the right direction jumping to 5th spot in EY’s latest Renewable Energy Country Attractive Index.