“This joint venture demonstrates that direct air capture is becoming an investable technology, and BlackRock’s commitment in Stratos underscores its importance and potential for the world,” Chief Executive Officer Vicki Hollub said in the statement.
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“With our European neighbours we could have a pipeline of green hydrogen to provide a clean fuel stock to German industry and coming back the other way carbon to the UK [for storage],” he said.
Blue hydrogen is around half the price of green, he noted, after normalising for incentives and penalties. “The models show then that green hydrogen takes over, at around a decade out.”
Hydrogen is a losing bet for investors interested in making money in the foreseeable future, according to Barry Norris, the founder and chief investment officer of UK hedge fund Argonaut Capital Partners.
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Cerasoli said the FERC rules were a good start. “The next problem, though, is that the grid is not going to be large enough to cope with the expansion of power, it needs to be upgraded,” he said.
“Government funding is phenomenal but it will have to be repaid. The headwind will be the realisation that the energy transition will cost a lot of money,” DeCotis said. “We have to communicate, though, that the cost of doing nothing is higher.”
Rishi Sunak and Joe Biden have agreed a new partnership to bolster economic security in response to China's growing influence.
Chancellor Jeremy Hunt unveiled the first step of the Government's response to the US' multibillion-dollar investment in green technology with a swipe at Joe Biden.
The UK is being left behind in the race to develop and deploy green technologies because of an unwillingness to invest in its industrial strategy, a leading thinktank has said.
The British government is in talks with the United States and European Union to prevent potential trade barriers from harming its position in the green-energy race.
The challenge over the next 10 years will be in scaling up SAF production. Green hydrogen production is relatively niche, as yet. “A lack of green power and electrolysis capacity, this will not make a dent” in the projected SAF demand.
Shell (LON: SHEL) CEO Wael Sawan has warned that the US is more attractive for investment than the firm’s home base of the UK.
Fertiglobe has begun commissioning the first phase of its Egypt Green hydrogen plant in a high-profile ceremony involving Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi.
A number of key uncertainties remain over the deployment of hydrogen, but one point of agreement from Adipec this week has been the need for long-term contracts.