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Windcat CTV is World's First Powered by Dual-fuel Hydrogen Engines

Jun 01, 2022

The world's first dual-fuel hydrogen- and diesel-powered crew transfer vessel (CTV) is ready for service, outfitted to run the cleaner fuel that reduces up to 80% of its traditional fuel usage and associated emissions.The 25-meter vessel, Hydrocat 48—owned by Windcat Workboats, part of Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB)—is based on the Windcat MK 3.5 design but lengthened to integrate adequate hydrogen storage on board…

RWE's Hydrogen, Offshore Wind Projects Get EU Innovation Fund Grants

Jul 15, 2022

Renewable energy firm RWE said this week that two of its project had been pre-selected for funding by the EU Innovation Fund - FUREC in the Netherlands, and an offshore wind farm off the German coast, in whose project company Nordsee Two GmbH RWE holds a 51% stake…

Cutting Emissions: Vestas Testing Use of Hydrogen-powered Crew Transfer Vessel

Jul 04, 2022

Danish offshore wind turbine manufacturer Vestas is partnering up with Windcat Workboats to launch a pilot program to explore how 'the world’s first' hydrogen-powered crew transfer vessel (CTV) can help reduce carbon emissions from its offshore service operations…

Hydrogen at Risk of Being Missed Opportunity, According to DNV Report

Jun 14, 2022

Hydrogen has a crucial role in decarbonizing the world’s energy system, but uptake will be too slow. Governments need to make urgent, significant policy interventions, according to a new report by DNV.In Hydrogen Forecast to 2050, DNV predicts the amount of hydrogen in the energy mix will be only 0…

Offshore Design Engineering to Provide Topside FEED for ERM Dolphyn Hydrogen Project

May 24, 2022

Offshore Design Engineering Ltd (ODE) has been selected by ERM Dolphyn to provide topside FEED support to the commercial demonstration phase of the ERM Dolphyn (Deepwater Offshore Local HYdrogeN) project in the UK.The ERM Dolphyn project seeks…

ADNOC, BP and Masdar in Hydrogen and Technology Partnership

May 24, 2022

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), oil major BP, and Abu Dhabi future energy company Masdar have joined forces to develop clean hydrogen and technology hubs.Announcing their new-energy partnerships, ADNOC said the H2Teesside low-carbon…

CIP Proposes to Build Hydrogen Island in Danish Dogger Bank Area

May 20, 2022

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has proposed to construct an artificial island dedicated to large-scale production of green hydrogen from offshore wind – called 'BrintØ' - in the Danish part of the North Sea. According to CIP, one of…

Golden Energy Offshore Looking to Power Vessels with Hydrogen

May 19, 2022

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Golden Energy Offshore has signed a letter of intent with Gen2 Energy to explore the use and availability of hydrogen-based fuel on vessels in its fleet.'We hope that Golden Energy Offshore and Gen2 Energy…

Vattenfall Gets Funding for World's First Hydrogen Producing Offshore Wind Turbine

May 19, 2022

The UK Government has awarded Vattenfall £9.3 million pounds ($11.5 million) in innovation funding to develop the world’s first hydrogen-producing offshore wind turbine, with the electrolyzer sited directly onto an existing operational turbine…

Technip Energies Launches Green Offshore Hydrogen Solutions Suite

May 18, 2022

Technip Energies and its affiliates Kanfa and Inocean on Wednesday launched a suite of carbon-free solutions for green hydrogen production called of GO.H2TM by T.EN.'Hydrogen is integral to the energy transition, and, building on its long-lasting hydrogen and offshore track record…

Thermoplastic Composite Pipes Could Carry Hydrogen Produced Directly at Floating Wind Farms

May 10, 2022

Strohm, the developer of Thermoplastic Composite Pipe (TCP), has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with French renewable hydrogen supplier Lhyfe, to collaborate on the transportation solution for hydrogen produced from a floating wind…

McDermott Joins NSTA-led Bacton Energy Hub Project

Apr 26, 2022

McDermott International has said it has joined a group of industry experts focused on unlocking the potential for a hydrogen-led energy hub located at Bacton, Norfolk, UK. The UK North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA), previously known as the Oil and Gas Authority…

Shell and Uniper to Develop Blue Hydrogen Plant in UK. CO2 to be Stored Under North Sea Seabed

Apr 12, 2022

Shell and Uniper have signed a collaboration deal to progress plans for the production of low-carbon blue hydrogen at Uniper’s Killingholme power station site in North Lincolnshire, UK, that could be used to decarbonize industry, transport and power in the region…

Lhyfe, wpd Offshore to Build Large-scale Green Hydrogen Plant Linked to Offshore Wind Farm in Sweden

Apr 08, 2022

Green hydrogen production firm Lhyfe and wind farm developer wpd Offshore AB have agreed to establish and directly connect a facility for green hydrogen production to wpd's planned offshore wind farm, Storgrundet, in Sweden's Söderhamn. 'The goal is to achieve a total installed capacity of 600 MW…

Offshore Wind: Mitsubishi, Shell Aim to Produce 400,000t of Green Hydrogen

Apr 07, 2022

Japan's Mitsubishi Corp and Shell aim to produce 400,000 tonnes of 'green hydrogen' in 2030 through the companies' European offshore wind power project, the Yomiuri newspaper reported on Thursday.Dutch renewable energy firm Eneco, owned by Mitsubishi and Japan's Chubu Electric Power Co…

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