Denmark– Vattenfall has chosen Hvide Sande Harbour as service hub for its Danish offshore wind operations. The harbour will be a service port for Vesterhav
United States – Metrus Energy and IBM have signed new $2.2 million Sustainable Energy Services Agreement (SESA). This is the first project in a planned
Germany – Uniper plans to establish a German national hub for hydrogen in Wilhelmshaven under the name “Green Wilhelmshaven”. An import terminal for green ammonia
Ocergy has secured investments from Moreld Ocean Wind (MOW) and Chevron Technology Ventures (CTV) for the commercialization of its sustainable offshore solutions. The Series A
THEMA has built a database of hydrogen projects that shows announced production of green hydrogen so far amounts to 25 GW, out of EU targeted 40 GW by 2030.
Ireland – ORPC has partnered with a European consortium to create a new generation of marine renewable energy turbines that increasereliability and performance while reducing
CorPower has agreed a landmark deal with the heat treatment specialist Bodycote.
Europe has invested €43 billion in new wind farms in 2020, the second highest annual amount on record. The investments cover 20 GW of new
European Hydrogen Backbone (EHB) initiative has launched the vision for a dedicated hydrogen transport infrastructure across Europe.
United Kingdom – Heerema Marine Contractors has signed a contract with Sembcorp Marine to transport and install the Sofia offshore wind farm HVDC Offshore Converter
Denmark – New consortium will spend €4.5 million during the next three years on developing green solutions for the future of the maritime industry. The
Denmark – Fugro has been hired by Energinet to provide marine site characterization for the Danish Energy Island project in the North Sea. The work
Italy – Enel X and ASMEL, the Association for Subsidiarity and Modernization of Local Authorities, have signed an agreement to support energy transition. The goals
Norway – Nel and Wood will collaborate to develop and execute large scale, complex green renewable hydrogen projects in select regions across the world. “This
France – The European innovation project Flagships will deploy the world’s first commercial cargo transport vessel operating on hydrogen, on the river Seine in Paris.
Finland – Neoen has completed the financing of the Finland’s largest wind farm, the Mutkalampi. Mutkalampi, fully owned by Neoen, is a 404 MW wind
United Kingdom – Ithaca Energy, operator of the Captain field, has green lighted the Captain Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) Stage 2 project in the UK
United Kingdom – Equinor and SSE Thermal plan to jointly develop two first-of-a-kind, low-carbon power stations in the UK’s Humber region. The project will comprise
Poland – The Polish Energy Regulatory Office has awarded a Contract for Difference to the Baltica 3 and Baltica 2 offshore wind farms with a
The Netherlands – Stolt Tankers and GoodFuels will trial the use of a marine biofuel produced from sustainable feedstocks on board the 37,000 DWT chemical
United Kingdom – VNG Innovation and Wintershall Dea Technology Ventures have acquired shares in the British startup HiiROC. HiiROC is creating transformational technology for low-cost,
United States – Wärtsilä will supply an engineered equipment delivery (EEQ) of a 40 MW / 80 MWh DC-coupled solar plus storage system to the
Sweden – SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall have started building a rock cavern storage facility for fossil-free hydrogen gas on a pilot scale. This is an
Germany – Uniper, an energy company based in Düsseldorf, is working intensively decarbonize its portfolio. For example, the Wilhelmshaven coal-fired power station (757 megawatts) is
Germany – Volkswagen Group’s EU sites could be supplied with 100 percent electricity from renewable sources by 2023. The company made significant progress in supplying
The Netherlands – A new solution for turf producers has been introduced by Wageningen Food & Biobased Research. Turf producers use underground nets to support
Belgium – The pilot plant that captures carbon monoxide from blast furnace gas arrived at the Ghent site of ArcelorMittal. The next two years researchers
The Netherlands – Shell has developed a new technology to capture CO2 from flue gases and is building a demonstration plant for this purpose on
The Netherlands – The largest construction vessel in the world, Pioneering Spirit owned by Allseas, is getting its second unique jacket lift system. The second
Cyprus – Saipem and Hyperion Systems Engineering have jointly created a company that will help clients to achieve energy transition goals. Saipem-Hyperion Eastmed Engineering will
The Netherlands/Belgium – Ørsted is developing one of the world’s largest renewable hydrogen plants, SeaH2Land, to be linked to industrial demand in the Netherlands and
Germany/France – The Aloys Wobben Stiftung (AWS) and the EWE have launched a joint venture for the project management and operation of onshore wind energy
United Kingdom – Clean Planet Energy has manufactured two new ultra-clean fuels to replace fossil fuels in the Marine industry. Both fuels are produced using
United Kingdom – UK Government has handed out £30 million in funding for the research into battery technology, the electric vehicle supply chain and hydrogen
Spain – Falck Renewables has signed a Share Purchase Agreement (SPA) with Caicos Directorship, a company owned by Fund IV, managed by Everwood Capital SGEIC, for the acquisition of 100% of the share capital of Desafio Solar SLU, which operates an active solar plant in Spain.
Italy – Eni and Sonatrach have signed various agreements in the exploration and production, research and development, decarbonization and training fields.
France – Plastic Energy and ExxonMobil collaborate on French recycling project that will convert post-consumer plastic waste into raw materials for the manufacturing of virgin-quality
Italy – TÜV SÜD and Italvolt will work together on the construction of Italvolt’s new Gigafactory for battery production in Scarmagno, Italy. Italvolt plans to
Germany, Sweden, Finland – Luxcara, an independent renewable energy asset manager, and Agder Energi, a Norwegian energy firm, have signed a physical long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) for a portion of the output of a wind power portfolio in Sweden and Finland.
The Netherlands – Dutch Vuyk Engineering has been hired by Danish Cadeler to provide engineering works for the upgrade of the Wind Orca vessel. Cadeler
United Kingdom – The design for the Dogger Bank wind farm Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Base at Port of Tyne has been unveiled. Subject to
Germany – ArcelorMittal Bremen, EWE, FAUN, Gasunie, swb and TenneT have joined forces to launch ‘Clean Hydrogen Coastline’ project in Germany.
Denmark/Norway – Haldor Topsoe and Nel have entered a memorandum of understanding with the intent to offer customers complete renewable electricity to ammonia and methanol
The Netherlands – Europe’s largest port is looking into the feasibility of exporting green hydrogen made in South Australia to Rotterdam. The Memorandum of Understanding
Germany – BASF, SABIC and Linde have signed a joint agreement to develop and demonstrate solutions for electrically heated steam cracker furnaces. With this innovative
France – EDF Renewables, EIH S.à.r.l, and wpd, have announced the start of work on the Calvados offshore wind farm (Courseulles-sur-Mer).
Norway – Equinor and its collaborators Vr Energi, Idemitsu Petroleum, and Neptune Energy have made the largest find on the Norwegian continental shelf this year.
The Netherlands – Dutch shipowner Wagenborg has put its third walk-to-work vessel, named Keizersborg, into service.
United Kingdom – RWE will study the reduction of carbon emissions at its South Wales assets, following South Wales Industrial Cluster (SWIC) grant.
Sweden – A structural battery that performs ten times better than previous versions has been produced at Chalmers University of Technology.
United States – A new solution for fabricating stable perovskite solar cells has overcome the key bottleneck to large-scale production and commercialization of this promising
The Netherlands – Minister Juan Carlos Jobet of the Ministry of Energy of Chile, together with Allard Castelein, CEO of Port of Rotterdam, signed a
United States – Current strategies for splitting water molecules into hydrogen and oxygen with catalysts and light require chemical additives to expedite the process. Now,
Norway – INOVYN, an INEOS subsidiary, aims to build a new clean hydrogen supply center at its chemical manufacturing plant in Rafnes, Norway. The progress would continue to decarbonize INEOS’ activities as well as the transportation industry as a whole.
Denmark – Ørsted is proceeding with full-scale offshore construction operations for the 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a Offshore Wind Farms.
Norway – TECO 2030 plans to establish Norway’s first large-scale production of hydrogen-based fuel cells in Narvik in Northern Norway. Fuel cells enable ships and
United Kingdom – National Grid is investigating the construction of a UK hydrogen “backbone” that would connect industrial clusters across the region, theoretically providing a 2000km hydrogen network for the UK by 2030.
United Kingdom/Norway – TechnipFMC and Magnora ASA have agreed to explore floating offshore wind project growth opportunities under the name Magnora Offshore Wind.
The Netherlands – Vattenfall has signed the first power contract for the Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm. Air Liquide will buy 100GWh of fossil-free power each year from the wind farm off the coast of the Netherlands.
United Kingdom – bp unveiled plans for the UK’s first blue hydrogen production plant, with a goal of 1GW of hydrogen production by 2030.
United Kingdom – UK Government has handed out £33 million in funding for Eni’s HyNet North West integrated project, aimed at decarbonizing the industrial district in the North-West of England.
United Kingdom – North Star Renewables will deliver three service operation vessels (SOVs) for the Dogger Bank A and B phases.
United Kingdom – The UK’s first ever hydrogen transport hub is one step closer to becoming a fact, with the announcement of an official “master plan” and £3 million in government funds.
Is importing a million tons of green hydrogen a year feasible in the Amsterdam port? That is what five parties are investigating under the name
Netherlands – Kallista Energy, an independent French renewable energy producer, has purchased 40% of the capital of Windpark Krammer, a 102 MW onshore wind farm situated in the province of Zeeland, some 30 kilometers south-west of Rotterdam.
The process industry cannot continue to build on existing energy sources and raw materials. According to Chief Technology Officer Marcus Remmers of chemical and life
Germany – Salzgitter AG, Avacon and Linde launch operations for the development of industrial hydrogen on the basis of electricity produced by wind power.
Scotland – RWE and Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult will jointly study the potential for Scottish businesses to produce concrete foundations for floating wind projects
Germany/USA – HeidelbergCement’s U.S. subsidiary Lehigh Hanson and Silicon Valley-based materials technology firm Fortera have announced an agreement to introduce a new method of carbon capture and utilization (CCU) technology at Lehigh’s Redding California Cement plant, with an estimated 60% reduction of CO2 emissions per ton of output.
Luxembourg – The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved €688 million to accelerate the harness of renewable energy across Europe.
United Kingdom – Nissan has revealed plans for a massive expansion of renewable energy production at its plant in Sunderland, UK.
The Netherlands/Germany – The first Enercon project with a new Climbing Crane from Lagerwey is currently being realised. The Climbing Crane can lift up to
UK and Ireland – Fugro has inked a strategic framework agreement (SFA) with dCarbonX for decarbonization of exploration projects in the UK and Ireland. Fugro
Sweden – Uniper has become a partner in the Swedish Liquid Wind, a company developing electro-fuel based on hydrogen for carbon neutral shipping. Liquid Wind
Denmark – A Memorandum of Understanding, which is to exploration ways to promote the development of carbon capture and storage in the biomass heating and power stations in Denmark, has been signed by Ørsted, Aker Carbon Capture and Microsoft.
Denmark – Topsoe will invest in a manufacturing facility producing highly efficient solid oxide electrolyzers (SOEC) with a total capacity of 500 megawatt per year
Spain – Siemens Gamesa has signed one of Spain’s biggest capacity contracts. A 150 MW agreement has been reached with Elawan Energy to deliver 30 model SG 5.0-145 turbines, which are one of the most efficient inland wind turbines in the company and are increasingly grounded in the region.
The Netherlands – Shell and Alfen will trial an on-site battery-powered system to support ultra-fast electric vehicle charging at Shell’s Zaltbommel forecourt in The Netherlands.
Poland – ACCIONA has signed a five-year Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) with the multinational automotive maker Brembo to partly compensate for the energy needs of its manufacturing plants in Poland and to contribute to the development of Brembo’s decarbonization and sustainability programs.
France – Total Quadran was awarded 50 megawatts of solar projects in a French Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE) 4 tender. Most of the awarded sites
Saipem and Alboran Hydrogen plan to jointly develop and build five green hydrogen production plants in Italy and the Mediterranean basin.
United Kingdom – Siemens Gamesa has signed a 50 MW agreement with EnergieKontor UK to provide the Longhill Burn wind farm near Edinburgh with SG 5.8-155 turbines, one of the most efficient wind turbines in the market.
Norway – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering (MHIENG), part of the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, has entered into an agreement with the Technology Center Mongstad (TCM) to test its patented CO2 capture solvent at an amine plant located in Mongstad, Norway.
Ireland – Fusion Fuel Green has signed an MoU with Confederación Española de Empresarios de Estaciones de Servicio (CEEES), the Spanish Confederation of Operators of Service Stations.
TSO TenneT and CrossWind, a consortium of Shell and Eneco, will construct the offshore grid connection for the Hollandse Kust Noord wind farm, off the
Denmark – Hornsea 1 Limited, a joint venture owned by Ørsted(50%) and Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP)(50%), reported that it has reached an agreement to sell its transmission assets to Diamond Transmission Partners Hornsea One Limited (DTP).
The Netherlands/US – A relatively unknown type of battery – the redox-flow battery – is very promising for large-scale energy storage. To improve the electrochemical
France – The Covid-19 crisis in 2020 triggered the largest annual drop in global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions since the Second World War, according to
Germany – The world’s largest plant for storing green hydrogen in liquid organic hydrogen carriers (LOHC) on an industrial scale is being built at CHEMPARK Dormagen.
Spain – Iberdrola is making progress with the formalities for the first photovoltaic projects in the area of Valencia, which will have an installed capacity of 450 MW and will represent an investment of more than €235 million.
France – LIBERTY Steel Group, Paul Wurth and SHS-Stahl-Holding-Saar (SHS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to evaluate the development and operation of an industrial hydrogen-based steel plant in Dunkerque.
Germany/United Kingdom – With the first electricity generation from Triton Knoll, RWE has reached another important milestone in the realization of its offshore wind project in the British North Sea.
Belgium – As the most cost-effective and scalable source of electricity, solar energy is a vital ally in making Europe the world leader in renewable hydrogen. SolarPower Europe is introducing a new workstream on Renewable Hydrogen to further understand the prospects and threats facing the solar industry.
The committee calls for a “great transformation” of the entire finance sector that includes public and private actors and lays the financial groundwork for achieving a climate-neutral economy.
Europe deployed 14.7 GW of new wind power in 2020, of which 80% was onshore wind. Europe currently has a gross wind energy capacity of 220 GW.
Norway – Equinor has reached a deal to sell a 10% stake in Dogger Bank A (1,200 MW) and Dogger Bank B (1,200 MW) assets to Eni.
New research by SEA-LNG, the alliance to accelerate LNG as a marine fuel, has estimated that with every 10% of bio-LNG dropped in and blended with LNG as a marine fuel, a vessel will obtain two additional years of compliance with the Annual Efficiency Ratio (AER) curve used to obtain preferred funding under the Poseidon Principles.
Norway – Electrolyzer producer Nel ASA set a target of producing green hydrogen at USD 1.5 per kilo by 2025, to outcompete fossil alternatives. The
Europe – A new EU project has been launched to aid the reduction of CO2 emissions in the aviation sector.
United Kingdom – Nuclear power could produce a third of the UK’s clean hydrogen needs by 2050, new roadmap by the Nuclear Industry Council (NIC)
Elkem is undertaking a feasibility study to develop carbon capture in the Norwegian smelters. As part of the feasibility study, Elkem has entered into agreements with two alternative technologies providers: Aker Carbon Capture and Saipem.
Atos and HDF Energy have announced their intention to build a full end-to-end long-term solution for the supply of green hydrogen data centers produced by renewable energy.
Germany and New Zealand have established the New Green Hydrogen Alliance to support the establishment of collaborative links and lay the foundation for a physical presence of German partners in New Zealand.
European Commission has proposed set up of 10 new European Partnerships between the European Union, Member States and the industry, with the goal to speed
United Kingdom – C-Capture has announced the completion of the £8 million funding round supported by current partners IP Group, Drax and bp Ventures, with additional funding from the UK Business Bank’s Future Fund.
SSE Renewables and Acciona S.A., the leading Spanish producer of renewable energy, owner and operator, have signed a 50/50 JV exclusivity deal to join the developing Spanish and Portuguese offshore wind markets.
Denmark – CIP has announced proposals for the development of the largest CO2-free green ammonia production facility in Europe. The plant will be based in the town of Esbjerg on the west coast of Denmark, where the Power-to-X facility will transform power from offshore wind turbines to green ammonia.
Belgium – French electric utility company Engie wants to test the use of hydrogen in a cogeneration unit at the INEOS Phenol site in Antwerp.