Work starts on ‘world’s largest’ hydrogen pilot facility

The EU-funded flagship project will have a capacity of 6MW and be fully operational by spring 2019

Shell opens new UK hydrogen refuelling station

Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles can travel up to 700 kilometres on a single tank and can be refuelled within a few minutes

Contract awarded for Dutch gas plant’s hydrogen conversion

Vattenfall, Nuon, Statoil and Gasunie are to work together to turn the Magnum power plant in Groningen carbon-free

Nuclear fusion ‘could be on the grid in 15 years’

Scientists at MIT are working with new private company Commonwealth Fusion Systems to develop a working pilot plant

Project aims to inject hydrogen into UK gas network

A project that aims to inject hydrogen into a gas network in the UK has officially been launched. The HyDeploy project hopes to establish the potential for blending hydrogen – up to 20% by volume – and is working towards a one-year live trial on part of Keele University’s private gas network, starting in 2019. […]

Shell: Hydrogen can play vital role as energy storage medium

  Hydrogen can play a very important role in the long duration storage of energy. That’s the view of Mark Gainsborough, Executive Vice President of New Energies at Shell, who said the company is looking at hydrogen’s application as a transportation fuel and also exploring how power to hydrogen value chain could be used in […]

New ‘fuel pump’ aims for holy trinity of clean transport

A new project in Germany aims to help develop a fuel filling station able to supply electric, methane and hydrogen-powered vehicles. Researchers at the Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg (ZSW) aim to develop a ‘fuel pump’ that can cater to a variety of alternatively-fuelled, low carbon transport technologies in the most efficient and […]

Malta, Romania referred to court over alternative fuels infrastructure

The European Commission has referred Malta and Romania to the Court of Justice for failing to notify their national policy frameworks on alternative fuels infrastructure. Member States were required to notify their frameworks to the Commission by 18th November 2016 but the two nations have failed to do so. The frameworks are the main instrument […]

Shell and ITM to build German hydrogen plant

Shell and ITM Power are to build the world’s largest hydrogen electrolysis plant in Germany. With a peak capacity of 10MW, the Rhineland site will produce hydrogen to be used for the processing and refining of products, as well as testing hydrogen technology and exploring its applications. The consortium, which also includes SINTEF, thinkstep and […]

Large-scale clean power to hydrogen plant on horizon

A chemicals firm and an energy company have joined forces to convert water into green hydrogen using sustainable electricity. AkzoNobel and Gasunie plan to build a 20MW water electrolysis unit in the Dutch city of Delfzijl. The businesses claim it would be the largest installation of its kind in Europe and say it would be […]