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Shell to Produce Majority of Oil and Gas Reserves by 2050. Plays Down Stranded Assets Risk

Apr 15, 2021

Royal Dutch Shell said on Thursday the majority of its oil and gas reserves will be produced by 2050, playing down the risk of stranded assets as it prepares to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions in the coming decades.The disclosure is a rare…

Ørsted Plans Offshore Wind Farm, Hydrogen Plant at North Sea Port

Mar 31, 2021

Denmark's Ørsted plans to develop an offshore wind farm and adjacent hydrogen plant at the North Sea Port straddling the Dutch-Belgian border, the company said on Wednesday.The wind farm would have capacity to produce 2 gigawatts of electricity and would power the 1-gigawatt hydrogen plant…

Equinor Sees Drop in Emissions in 2020

Mar 19, 2021

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor, which is working to become a broader energy company, with increasing investments in renewable energy, said Friday its greenhouse emissions in 2020 had dropped compared to 2019.'In 2020, Equinor’s (scope 1 & 2) greenhouse gas emissions were 1…

BP Working on 1GW Blue Hydrogen Production Plant in Teesside

Mar 18, 2021

Oil major BP said Thursday it was working to develop the UK’s largest blue hydrogen production facility, targeting 1GW of hydrogen production by 2030. The proposed development, H2Teesside, would capture and send for storage up to two million tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO₂) per year…

Climate Change: $131 Trillion Clean Energy Investments Needed to Avert Catastrophe, Report Says

Mar 16, 2021

Planned investment in clean energy must increase by 30% to a total of $131 trillion by 2050 to avert catastrophic climate change, with the need to massively scale up hydrogen production particularly acute, according to a study published on Tuesday…

Scotland: Offshore Wind, Green Hydrogen to Power Whisky Production

Mar 08, 2021

Spanish renewable energy giant Iberdrola, through its subsidiary ScottishPower, has teamed up with some of the UK's main distilleries and spirits companies and the Port of Cromarty Firth to launch a green hydrogen project in the Highlands.The…

CERAWEEK: Energy Firms, Gov'ts Bet on Hydrogen Boom. Payday Far Away

Mar 03, 2021

Governments and energy companies are placing large bets on clean hydrogen playing a leading role in efforts to lower greenhouse gas emissions, but its future uses and costs are highly uncertain.'Without hydrogen by 2050 we cannot aim to be a net zero (carbon) economy…

Portugal's EDP Launches Green Hydrogen Unit

Feb 22, 2021

Portugal's main utility EDP announced on Friday it was setting up a new business unit to develop green hydrogen projects, primarily in Europe and the United States.So-called green hydrogen, produced using renewable electricity, is seen as a…

Engie, Equinor in Low-carbon Hydrogen Push

Feb 18, 2021

French energy firm Engie, and Norway-based Equinor said Thursday they were teaming up in development in 'low-carbon hydrogen activities.' The partners will investigate the production and market potential for hydrogen from natural gas whereby the CO2 will be captured and stored permanently offshore…

GEG to Power Port of Nigg Facilities with Green Hydrogen

Feb 12, 2021

In an eventful week in which its Port of Nigg was selected as a turbine foundation marshaling port for the giant Seagreen offshore wind farm, UK-based Global Energy Group said Thursday it had struck a deal to power its Port of Nigg facilities using green hydrogen…

Study: Green Hydrogen Imports Feasible Solution for Belgium's Climate Efforts

Jan 27, 2021

A study published Wednesday by the Belgian hydrogen import coalition – a collaboration between DEME, ENGIE, Exmar, Fluxys, Port of Antwerp, Port of Zeebrugge, and WaterstofNet – has found that importing green hydrogen from abroad is is both…

Four Firms Looking to Develop Green Hydrogen Hub in Hamburg

Jan 22, 2021

Shell, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), Vattenfall, and municipal company Wärme Hamburg are planning to jointly produce hydrogen from wind and solar power at the Hamburg-Moorburg power plant site and utilize it in its vicinity.  In addition…

Mott MacDonald Developing Concepts for Europe's Largest Green Hydrogen Project

Jan 21, 2021

UK-based consultancy Mott MacDonald has been appointed as the technical integration and optimization contractor for the NortH2 project, dubbed the largest green hydrogen project in Europe.The contract was awarded to Mott MacDonald by the NortH2 Consortium…

Everfuel to Offtake Green Hydrogen from Ørsted's H2RES Project

Jan 20, 2021

Danish firm Everfuel has signed a contract with Ørsted for the offtake and distribution of green hydrogen to zero-emission mobility, produced at the H2RES demonstration project on Avedøre Holme in Copenhagen, Denmark for which a final investment decision was made Wednesday…

Ørsted Reaches FID on Green Hydrogen Project in Denmark

Jan 20, 2021

Danish offshore wind farm developer Ørsted has taken a final investment decision on the renewable hydrogen demonstration project at Avedøre Holme in Copenhagen, which will use offshore wind energy to produce green hydrogen.The project is expected…

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