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Netherlands to Build 500MW Offshore Green Hydrogen Facility

Mar 20, 2023

The Dutch government on Monday said it aimed to build a large production facility to convert wind power into hydrogen in the North Sea.The facility will have the capacity to produce 500 megawatt (MW) of green hydrogen per year and is expected to become operational in 2031…

Lhyfe, Centrica Team Up to Develop Green Hydrogen Offshore UK

Mar 20, 2023

Green hydrogen firm Lhyfe and UK-based energy and services company Centrica will jointly develop offshore renewable green hydrogen in the UK in what they say is 'a first' for the country. The two companies said they would explore combining their…

DNV Study Highlights Importance and Potential of Offshore Hydrogen Production in Europe

Mar 16, 2023

Offshore hydrogen production is paramount to meet the substantial increase expected in European hydrogen demand, as hydrogen is due to play a significant role as a low-carbon energy carrier – not only to decarbonize hard-to-abate sectors, but also to boost security of energy supply in Europe…

Hydrogen Pipelines: DNV Launches Phase 2 of H2Pipe Project

Feb 20, 2023

DNV said Monday it was launching the second phase of H2Pipe, a joint industry project (JIP) aiming to develop a new code for the design, re-qualification, construction, and operation of offshore pipelines to transport hydrogen—either pure or blended with natural gas…

Aberdeen's James Hutton Institute Hosts Green Hydrogen Tech Start-Up sHYp

Feb 15, 2023

Green hydrogen technology start-up sHYp has moved into offices and laboratory space at The James Hutton Institute in Aberdeen with plans to expand to five staff on site by summer.The move gives sHYp access to the institute’s specialist analytical equipment and expertise…

Blue Hydrogen: A Key Player in the Future of Energy Transition

Feb 12, 2023

The energy sector is undergoing a transformation, with a growing focus on cleaner energy sources and technologies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and contribute to a more sustainable future. In this context, hydrogen is emerging as a key player in the energy transition…

Zero-emission Maritime Operations: Ship-aH2oy Project Gets EU Funding

Feb 02, 2023

Horizon Europe, the EU's key funding program for research and innovation, will fund the Ship-aH2oy project aimed at developing and demonstrating a zero-emission propulsion technology on board ships using green hydrogen from liquid organic hydrogen carriers (LOHC) on a megawatt scale…

Gascade and Fluxys Step Up Plans for North Sea Hydrogen Pipeline

Jan 23, 2023

Pipeline operators Gascade and Fluxys are stepping up the pace on plans for a green hydrogen pipeline in the North Sea by applying to the European Commission to qualify for fast-track approvals and funding, they said on Monday. Germany and the…

Ocyan, LZ Energia Hire DNV to Assist with Hydrogen Conversion of Diesel Drilling Rigs

Jan 10, 2023

The Brazilian offshore drilling company Ocyan has engaged DNV as an independent third party in the qualification process of a system injecting hydrogen as an additive in the internal combustion engines of drilling rigs, in order to reduce diesel…

Equinor, RWE Partner on Major Hydrogen Projects

Jan 05, 2023

The Norwegian energy company Equinor has signed a strategic partnership with Germany's RWE that involves 'large scale projects that will contribute to the European energy supply as well as to the ramp-up of the hydrogen economy in Germany and the EU…

Has Green Hydrogen Sprung a Leak?

Dec 22, 2022

The green hydrogen express is gathering pace, but it may have a worrying problem with leaks.As governments and energy companies line up big bets on the much-touted fuel of the future, some scientists say the lack of data on leaks and the potential…

Study Launched for Multi-GW Scale Offshore Hydrogen Production in Dutch North Sea

Dec 20, 2022

Danish engineering group Ramboll will investigate the feasibility of producing hydrogen offshore at a multi-gigawatt scale with NortH2 in the Dutch part of the North Sea.The NortH2 consortium, consisting of Eneco, RWE, Equinor and Shell, in partnership with Gasunie…

Project Launched to Explore Building Offshore Hydrogen Pipeline in Baltic Sea

Dec 16, 2022

The Swedish company OX2 said Friday it was, with partners, exploring the possibility of developing a new offshore hydrogen pipeline infrastructure to connecting Finland, Åland, Sweden, Denmark, and Germany.OX2 has reached an agreement to explore…

Barcelona-Marseille Hydrogen Subsea Pipeline to Cost Around 2B Euros

Dec 09, 2022

An underwater pipeline to carry green hydrogen between Barcelona and Marseille will cost around 2 billion euros ($2.1 billion), according to preliminary estimates of the project agreed between Spain, Portugal and France, two sources told Reuters…

Gasunie to Oversee Build of Dutch North Sea Hydrogen Network

Dec 02, 2022

The Dutch government on Friday said it would appoint gas grid operator Gasunie to oversee plans to develop a hydrogen network in the North Sea, Energy Minister Rob Jetten said in a letter to parliament. The Dutch government is due on Dec. 8…

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