United States – Large-scale low-carbon hydrogen and ammonia projects in North America are being developed by Tallgrass and Norwegian energy giant Equinor.
The Netherlands – ONE-Dyas has taken a final investment decision for the development of the N05-A gas field in the North Sea with partners EBN and Hansa Hydrocarbons.
The Netherlands – Siemens Gamesa, H2SEA, and Enersea have been contracted by the H2opZee green hydrogen consortium led by RWE and Neptune Energy to conduct technical feasibility studies for the project.
Sweden – GreenIron H2 and H2 Green Steel have committed to work together to reduce emissions and promote circularity at the H2 Green Steel plant in Boden, Sweden.
France – TotalEnergies and SARIA have signed a deal to advance the production of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at the Grandpuits (Seine-et-Marne) zero-crude platform.
The Netherlands – Shell has hired Yokogawa Electric Corporation, a Japanese electrical engineering and software firm, to automate the majority of the procedures involved in the construction of its Holland Hydrogen I plant in Rotterdam.
Germany/UAE – RWE has signed deals with both ADNOC for LNG deliveries and Masdar for offshore wind.
Belgium – According to a new analysis by the Hydrogen Council, there has never been a more pressing need to increase funding for large-scale hydrogen energy projects in industry.
France – Eastman’s molecular recycling facility in Normandy, France, will receive up to 20,000 metric tons per year of PET household packaging waste from Interzero.
China – China is purchasing every vote to capture the top spot in the production of hydrogen globally, a crucial fuel for decarbonizing industry and transportation.
United States – Boston Metal’s patented molten oxide electrolysis (MOE) process takes advantage of clean electricity to transform low-grade iron ore into high-purity molten iron.
United States – The U.S. Department of Energy is now accepting proposals for its $7 billion regional clean hydrogen hubs (H2Hubs) program.
Today hydrogen producer Lhyfe has inaugurated its offshore renewable green hydrogen production demonstrator in Saint-Nazaire. The project marks the first time that hydrogen will be produced at sea.
Belgium – The European Commission has authorized up to 5.2 billion euros (roughly $5.2 billion) in public funding for hydrogen projects.
Sweden – The HYBRIT pilot facility, which stores fossil-free hydrogen, has begun operations in Lulea, Sweden.
The Netherlands – Air Products plans to start building a second hydrogen liquefaction plant in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Oxylum, a spin-off from University of Antwerp, already produces formic acid from CO2 with a relatively small electrolyzer. And it can also produce other chemical building blocks. During the Dragons’ Den of Transition on November 30th at Chemelot, the company is looking for chain partners to scale up.
United Kingdom – The Hewett depleted gas field in the North Sea is the target of a Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) project proposed by Eni UK, which aims to decarbonize the Bacton and Thames Estuary region.
Australia – For its ammonia facilities near Karratha, Western Australia, Norwegian chemical giant Yara has partnered with French energy firm ENGIE to create a renewable hydrogen plant.
The Netherlands – The Port of Rotterdam Authority has awarded Swietelsky Rail Benelux B.V. the contract to construct a new pipeline strip along the Moezelweg.
Norway – Taking the concept of containerized fuel cells to a new level, TECO 2030 has introduced the TECO 2030 Power Barge.
Argentina – Fenix Gas Development, located 60 km off the coast of Tierra del Fuego in southern Argentina, has received the final investment decision from TotalEnergies, a French multinational integrated energy and petroleum corporation.
Sweden – The environmental permission for the first large-scale green electrofuel facility for the marine industry has been granted to the Swedish green fuels project FlagshipONE, owned jointly by Liquid Wind and Ørsted.
Finland – Neste, a Finnish oil refining firm, has begun a strategic study to convert its Porvoo, Finland refinery to a facility for renewable and circular solutions rather than the refining of crude oil.
Denmark – Topsoe and First Ammonia have signed a capacity reserve agreement in order to jumpstart the worldwide market for green ammonia.
Hydrogen won’t be the main energy source in the future, it will still be crucial to global climate policy.
Shell Global Solutions International and Siemens Smart Infrastructure have signed a memorandum of understanding to work together on creating green hydrogen-focused low-carbon energy solutions.
Europe – Location matters. So does the type of business. Political conditions certainly. The Hydrogen Trail Europe offers several lessons. Especially about the different choices different companies make in different locations with different circumstances.
Mura wants to build a new – Europe’s largest – advanced recycling plant at Dow’s Böhlen location in Germany.
Ursula von der Leyen, president of the European Commission, announced the establishment of a European Hydrogen Bank to leverage the quickly growing hydrogen economy.
Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) is in favor of the choices made to hasten the move toward a circular economy in Europe.
Another development in the field of hydroformylation has been produced by a research team that includes Evonik and the LIKAT
The industry may play a “pivotal” role in accelerating the scale-up of electrolyzer production as a result of the rise in hydrogen consumption.
The German recycling industry faces challenges as a result of the energy crisis brought on by the recent political developments.
The Netherlands – Uniper and Vesta Terminals signed a Memorandum of Understanding to assess the viability of renovating and extending an existing storage facility.
The Netherlands’ recovery and resilience plan, worth EUR 4.7 billion, has been evaluated and approved by the European Commission.
Alupro has started an effort to raise recycling rates in the UK.
Deutsche Bahn is being discussed as a supplier of large quantities of hydrogen for the industry.
The Netherlands – Last week the first cargo of liquefied natural gas arrived at the new floating storage facility at Eemshaven. In the record time of six months, Gasunie and construction partners managed to expand the storage of liquid natural gas by two-thirds. And Gasunie is now looking further afield.
Airbus and a consortium of airlines and airline groups are working together on a new carbon capture initiative, with the objective of delivering secure, verifiable carbon removal credits as part of aviation’s obligation to offset some of its future emissions.
The Netherlands – The first cargo of liquefied natural gas has arrived at Gasunie’s new LNG import terminal in the Dutch port of Eemshaven.
United Kingdom/France – Plug Power has received an order from Lhyfe for ten 5 MW European-made PEM (proton exchange membrane) electrolyzer units to be used in the manufacturing of green hydrogen at several European facilities.
The Netherlands – CropEnergies of Germany has invested EUR 1.8m to purchase a 50% share in Syclus of the Netherlands, a startup developing biobased chemicals.
The Netherlands – Greenergy is increasing the production at its biodiesel plant in Amsterdam by over 25 percent. The pretreatment unit is also being upgraded so that it can process a wider range of waste oils into feedstock for the biodiesel plant. By 2023, Greenergy plans to put the additional capacity into use.
The Netherlands – The new consortium Iron+ and brewery Swinkels are building a commercial power plant on iron powder. According to the initiators, the plant will have a “megawatt size” and will provide Swinkels with sustainable process heat for the next twenty years.
Germany – In order to ensure a steady supply of LNG from Woodside’s global portfolio into Europe, particularly Germany, the company has signed a long-term sale and purchase deal with Uniper.
Germany – The state of Baden-Wuerttemberg has provided financing to Optima Life Science for the test converter, which will be used to develop and evaluate novel fuel cell production techniques.
Norway – H2Carrier and Statkraft will investigate the feasibility of deploying H2Carrier’s P2XFloater, a novel green ammonia floating production vessel, at certain offshore wind sites.
Germany – BASF SE has reached an agreement with German company ARCUS Greencycling Technologies to purchase pyrolysis oil made from mixed plastic waste.
The Netherlands – Last week Tata Steel announced that the company invests 65 million euros into the design of a new steel plant in which hydrogen replaces coal as a fuel. A first major step in the transformation of the production site in IJmuiden, in which green hydrogen will play an important role. In doing so, the company put its money where its mouth is.
United States – Researchers at the University of Maryland found that a component found in crustaceans called chitin can be used to create environmentally friendly batteries.
Denmark – The Power-to-X facility of European Energy will supply green hydrogen to the Port of Esbjerg in the first half of 2023.
Germany – The first shipment of low-carbon ammonia from Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has departed the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for Hamburg, Germany.
Germany – The German Federal Ministry of Economics and Climate Protection (BMWK) has chosen Tree Energy Solutions (TES), E.ON, and ENGIE to build and implement Germany’s fifth Floating Storage Regasification Unit (FSRU).
Germany – The first demonstration plant for large-scale electrically heated steam cracker furnaces is now under construction by BASF, SABIC, and Linde.
Denmark – Topsoe has made the final investment decision to start building the largest SOEC electrolyzer production factory in Herning, Denmark.
Germany/Denmark – Energinet and Gasunie signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to hasten the development of a cross-border hydrogen infrastructure between Germany and Denmark.
Belgium – Capricorn Partners has launched the Capricorn Industrial Biotech Fund to finance early-stage businesses that are developing innovative biotechnology-based products and services in response to the rising demand for sustainable products.
Denmark – Welltec has undertaken rigorous testing to determine the best materials for Project Greensand, an initiative to store CO2 deep beneath the North Sea.
Belgium – The Port of Antwerp-Bruges is considering constructing an open-access green ammonia import terminal.
Belgium – In Antwerp HYdrogen Trail Europe visited the new generation SMR-X of Air Liquide plant, on Covestro’s site.
Germany – The German states of Baden-Württemberg and Bavaria have teamed up to advance environmentally friendly hydrogen technology
Germany/Denmark – Germany and Denmark have agreed to a $9 billion contract to develop an energy island in the Baltic Sea.
Norway/Germany – Equinor and Wintershall Dea have agreed to create a CCS value chain connecting European CO2 emitters to Norwegian offshore storage installations.
United States – Amazon, an e-commerce-focused American multinational technology firm, decided to employ liquid green hydrogen provided by Plug Power to decarbonize its operations.
We are looking for dragons and innovators for the 2nd Dragons’ Den of Transition (DDoT). During the closing of the European Industry and Energy Summit 2022 on November 30th, they can make deals to support interesting energy innovations.
The Netherlands – Green Hydrogen Inherent Safety Practices on a Large Industrial Scale was launched by the Institute for Sustainable Process Technology (ISPT) and consortium partners HyCC, Ørsted, Shell, Yara, DNV, Royal HaskoningDHV, and TNO.
Morocco/The Netherlands – After the announcement of the project last month, Proton Ventures receives financing for the construction of a new green ammonia pilot plant in Morocco.
The Netherlands – Feasibility studies for the H2Sines project, which aims to manufacture green hydrogen in Portugal and ship it by sea to Rotterdam, The Netherlands, has begun.
France – New kid on the block Lhyfe produces green hydrogen from sea water in Bouin at the west coast of France. And Luc Graré of the hydrogen starter gave the travellers of Hydrogen Trail Europe a cliffhanger. At the end of september the first floating hydrogen installation is going offshore. More to come!
Switzerland – Researchers from the EU and Switzerland are collaborating to develop new methods for storing energy from non-fossil sources that are based on aluminum.
Germany/Canada – An agreement to create the Hydrogen Alliance has been signed by representatives from Canada and Germany.
Spain – Puertollano in southern Spain is currently home to Europe’s largest electrolyzer for hydrogen production, run by Iberdrola, with a capacity of 20 megawatts. It runs entirely on solar energy. With this green hydrogen, producer Fertiberia first makes ammonia and then fertilizer. A very elegant and hopeful development.
Denmark – Calls have been made by the Danish Energy Agency, Evida, and Energinet to stakeholders in the hydrogen and power-to-X (PtX) industries to start a market conversation about their interest in and need for hydrogen infrastructure in Denmark.
Germany – REEFUELERY GmbH is constructing a bio-LNG (liquefied natural gas) facility in Germany to produce the low-emission and climate-friendly REEFUEL – a carbon-neutral transportation fuel.
In Switzerland, there are entirely different opportunities and challenges. In Niedergösgen, we visited an Alpiq hydroelectric plant that is more than 100 years old. Industrial heritage! From part of the hydroelectric power, the joint venture Hydrospider makes hydrogen with a 2 megawatt electrolyze
Belgium – Fluxys, ArcelorMittal Belgium, and North Sea Port have started a feasibility study for the Ghent Carbon Hub project, an open-access CO2 storage and liquefaction hub in the North Sea Port.
Europe – In 2023 we are going on the road again. Industrielinqs and Voltachem will visit several industrial electrification projects in Europe. And they are looking for company. For that, teams with young professionals or students can participate in a scenario competition. The finals will be on November 29, 2022 during EIES2022. And the winners will join the Electro Trail Europe!
Sweden – A formal agreement regarding the delivery of CO2-reduced steel has been signed by BMW Group and H2 Green Steel.
United Kingdom – Researchers at the University of Surrey believe that a novel, space-saving technology to create quickly expanding plants without soil could completely transform the UK’s bioenergy industry.
Sweden – Gotland Tech Development, a subsidiary of Rederi AB Gotland (Gotlandsbolaget), has agreed to invest in Plagazi through a directed share issuance.
Canada – The Belledune Port Authority (BPA) and Cross River Infrastructure Partners have reached an agreement in principle to build a green hydrogen production facility at the port in northern New Brunswick.
Germany – Sasol Chemicals intends to increase its usage of green steam generated by a first-of-its-kind biomass cogeneration facility close to its Brunsbüttel, Germany facility.
Germany – South Korean Dongsung Chemical and the German UPM Biochemicals have decided to join forces to produce renewable products utilizing bio-based raw materials, starting with materials for shoes.
United States – Raven SR and Howden have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to give greater confidence in buying critical components for hydrogen fuel generation plants, including sophisticated compressors.
United Kingdom – In a ground-breaking proposal to drastically cut emissions from ships waiting outside the port, the Port of Aberdeen will work with Stillstrom by Maersk, a recently established offshore charging venture firm.
The Netherlands – Boskalis has conducted the first manned platform electrification project in the Netherlands for NAM BV Assen.
The Netherlands – Bilfinger is assisting Gasunie, a Dutch and German energy infrastructure corporation, with the engineering of the HyStock project, an underground hydrogen storage facility near Zuidwending in the Netherlands.
The Netherlands – In order to serve the region’s energy storage and e-mobility markets, battery manufacturer Eurocell is well along in the process of planning to construct its first European gigafactory in the Netherlands.
The Netherlands – Nyrstar’s zinc smelter in Budel will be put in mothballs from 1 September until further notice. Or in professional terms: in care and maintenance. Nyrstar’s zinc production has been under pressure for some time now due to the much higher electricity prices. The company cannot pass these costs on to the customer because the prices are determined on the world market. As a result, margins are evaporating.
Germany – A green hydrogen research programme established with Germany will aid Aotearoa New Zealand’s transition to a more sustainable, low-emissions economy, according to Research, Science and Innovation Minister Dr Ayesha Verrall.
United Kingdom – The government has announced funding for researchers at Cranfield University to investigate fresh approaches for producing hydrogen energy from biomass.
Finland – VTT is spinning out Olefy technology in October after four decades of thermal conversion technology development – a process that can affordably convert most of the world’s waste plastics back to usable virgin grade materials an infinite number of times. VTT has also announced the filing of eight patent applications for the process.
France – Hy2gen and its partner Technip Energies have begun the feasibility study phase of the Hynovera project in Meyreuil, Bouches-du-Rhône, with the goal of developing renewable fuels for aviation and maritime transport.
Sweden – A joint venture between Furetank and Algoma will build four environmentally friendly dual-fuel product tankers for trade in Northern Europe.
The Netherlands/Singapore – GoodFuels, a Dutch-based biofuels pioneer for the global transport industry, has successfully supplied sustainable marine biofuel to NYK’s bulk carrier MV Frontier Explorer, the company’s first such delivery to a major maritime client since opening its Singapore office.
United Kingdom – A memorandum of understanding (MOU) establishing a cooperative relationship in support of projects to develop and improve high-capacity batteries as well as new techniques for recycling battery materials for use in future electric vehicles for a more sustainable world has been signed by leaders in energy storage research from the USA and the UK.
Sweden – The Swedish government has made significant announcements regarding offshore wind over the past few months. The extensive coastlines of Sweden do not yet allow for the full utilization of offshore wind resources. However, they aim to recoup the lost ground.
Of course, the transition calls for completely new production methods, but the zero-emission factories will not be there overnight. Solutions are therefore also needed to give existing plants in the chemical, steel and fertilizer sectors a smaller footprint. One example is SEWGS, a technique developed by TNO to separate residual gases and capture CO2. A potential linchpin in the transition of the industry.
United Kingdom – The government’s Net Zero Innovation Portfolio awards funding to Levidian and United Utilities for the initial stage of a biogas to hydrogen project.
The Netherlands – The first clean hydrogen investment fund to be listed on the LSE, HydrogenOne Capital Growth, has signed agreements in writing to invest £8.4 million (EUR 10 million) in Strohm.
United Kingdom – The Hydrogen to Humber Saltend (H2H Saltend) production facility owned by Equinor has advanced through Phase 2 of the government’s cluster sequencing process, according to a statement from the Department of Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).
United Kingdom – The government has launched a consultation on how to support the development of biomass energy generation with associated carbon capture in the UK over the next decade.
United States – Wood, a British multinational engineering and consulting business, has secured a new contract to provide engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) services for Igneo Technologies’ new e-waste metals recovery facility in Savannah, Georgia.
Denmark – Svitzer’s EcoTow product, through which fossil fuels are replaced with biofuels on Svitzer’s tugs, has received a three-year contract from UECC, a major provider of short sea transportation services for automobiles and other rolling cargo in Europe.
United Kingdom – The UK government has granted £220,000 to the University of Aberdeen’s School of Engineering to support a project that aims to develop a new method of producing hydrogen from organic waste as part of the energy transition.
United States – In order to recycle valuable materials in the millions of tons of electronic waste produced annually in the United States, researchers from Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Momentum Technologies have piloted an industrial-scale process.
The Netherlands – Windcat Workboats has received the first hydrogen bunker permit in the port of IJmuiden, allowing them to bunker the Hydrocat 48 with hydrogen for the first time.
United States – The nation’s top facility for nuclear energy research and development, Idaho National Laboratory (INL), and Bloom Energy Corporation jointly announced the preliminary findings of their ongoing demonstration.
The Netherlands – The Singapore Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) and the Port of Rotterdam have agreed to establish the world’s longest Green and Digital Corridor to enable low and zero carbon shipping.
The Netherlands – Several tasks and joint positions have been completed by the “Trilateral Chemical Region Initiative.” Creating the foundation for pipeline projects involving concrete was one of these tasks.
Switzerland – To prevent 40,000 TEUs of CO2e emissions, Kuehne+Nagel has secured the equivalent volumes of a waste-based next generation biofuel.
Austria – Investments in small and medium-sized renewable energy and energy efficiency projects in Austria will be supported by the European Investment Bank (EIB) and UniCredit Bank Austria.
United Kingdom – The UK-based carbon-to-value pioneer Econic Technologies has raised funds to support the commercialization of its catalyst and process technology, which enables the use of CO2 in the synthesis of polymers.
Greece – Advent Technologies Holdings and DEPA Commercial have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on hydrogen projects of mutual interest in Greece.
Italy – The basic engineering contract for a waste to methanol and hydrogen plant to be located in Empoli, Italy, has been awarded by Alia Servizi Ambientalia to Maire Tecnimont’s MyRechemical.
Germany – MAHLE and Siemens have signed a letter of intent to collaborate on wireless charging systems for electric vehicles.
United Kingdom – A multi-hundred megawatt (MW) green hydrogen production facility is being developed, built, and operated by ScottishPower and Hutchison Ports at the Port of Felixstowe.
United Kingdom – Mura Technology and Dow are taking the next step in their collaboration to help solve the global plastic waste problem by constructing multiple world-scale 120 kilotons (KT) advanced recycling facilities in the United States and Europe.
United Kingdom – Infracapital has agreed to invest an initial £200 million in GRIDSERVE to support the company’s efforts to decarbonize transportation through the installation of electric vehicle infrastructure and its goal to provide sustainable energy on the scale required to combat climate change.
United Kingdom – To support the construction of a 14GW+ pipeline, the global investment firms Carlyle and GIC are making investments in Eneus Energy, a company that develops green ammonia projects.
Antwerp – Oxylum, a spin-off of the University of Antwerp, wants to build a pilot plant with CO2 as a feedstock for chemicals. The proof of concept on lab scale is in place and is now being scaled up and researched.
United States – An agreement between Plug Power and New Fortress Energy is in place for the construction of a 120 megawatt commercial-scale green hydrogen plant close to Beaumont, Texas.
Germany – In a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), Shell International Petroleum and Deutsche Lufthansa agreed to explore the possibility of Shell providing Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) to Lufthansa for seven years at airports around the world beginning in 2024.
Germany – Shell provides Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) to Deutsche Bahn, Germany’s national railway company, for non-electrified rail applications.
Germany – Uniper is implementing green hydrogen technologies on an industrial scale within the Central German Chemical Triangle. A 30 MW pressurized alkaline electrolyzer from Sunfire will be the centerpiece of a demonstration project in Bad Lauchstädt.
The Netherlands – The municipality of Rotterdam has given Battolyser Systems a grant to help pay for a feasibility study for a Battolyser manufacturing facility in the region.
Germany – Wintershall Dea and Nord-West Oelleitung (NWO) will work together on the BlueHyNow project.
United Kingdom – The development of low carbon energy will be led by South West England and South Wales, which will help the UK achieve net zero goals.
United Kingdom – The government is moving forward with its plan to scale up domestic renewable energy, including from biomass, and has awarded £37 million in funding to innovative biomass projects across the UK.
United Kingdom – Dagang NeXchange Berhad, through its subsidiary Ping Petroleum UK, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Cerulean Winds to begin a collaborative effort to deliver a dedicated offshore floating wind turbine for the Avalon Development in the Central North Sea, UK.
United Kingdom – Gore Street’s Ferrymuir and Stony battery storage sites in the UK will receive turnkey systems and EPC (engineering, procurement, and construction) services from Nidec Group.
United Kingdom – New research into large-scale subsea hydrogen storage will aid in the provision of green energy for offshore platforms, the automotive and aerospace industries, and residential heating.
Germany – VoltStorage, a well-known technology company that creates energy storage systems based on environmentally friendly redox flow technology, will receive a $24 million investment from Cummins.
Belgium – Alfa Laval has completed its acquisition of Desmet, a subsidiary of the Desmet Ballestra Group, a global leader in the design and supply of processing plants and technologies for the edible oil and biofuel industries.
The Netherlands – The Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm successfully delivered first power to the Dutch grid.
Germany – Another joint endeavor in the area of hydrogen-powered flight has begun with the SAB project “System-integrated H2 pressure tank assemblies for general aviation and feeder aircraft” (SaxonHy).
Germany – Three tanks, each measuring 50 meters long and 6 meters high, have been delivered to Shell for a new bio-LNG plant in Rhineland.
United Kingdom – Off the coast of Copeland, Cumbria, the first marine geophysical survey will start in order to collect information about the rock structure and aid in the search for a suitable location for a geological disposal facility (GDF).
United Kingdom – bp plans to invest up to £50 million (roughly $60 million) in a new analytical laboratory and testing facility for electric vehicle (EV) batteries in the UK.
Italy – A market leader in plastics and chemicals has given Maire Tecnimont’s subsidiary NextChem a Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) contract for an advanced mechanical recycling facility of municipal plastic waste in Europe.
Sweden – In order to determine the feasibility of constructing at least two small modular reactors (SMRs) close to the Ringhals nuclear power plant, Vattenfall is currently starting a feasibility study.
Germany – The first turbine of RWE’s Kaskasi offshore wind farm was just put into service and is now transmitting clean electricity to the grid 35 kilometers north of the island of Heligoland.
United States – In a world first that could kickstart a long-anticipated clean energy economy based on the most abundant element in the universe, Microsoft announced that hydrogen fuel cells powered a row of datacenter servers for 48 consecutive hours.
Brazil/Germany – Using thyssenkrupp nucera’s cutting-edge technology, Unigel is investing a total of US$ 120 million in the construction of Brazil’s first industrial-scale green hydrogen plant.
United Kingdom – GreenSpur Wind and Niron Magnetics have collaborated to create a new, lighter, and more efficient rare earth-free permanent magnet generator solution for the offshore wind market.
Spain/United Kingdom – Iberdrola and BP intend to form a strategic alliance to help accelerate the energy transition.
United Kingdom – According to Wood Mackenzie, the global energy storage market will reach the 500GW milestone by 2031, with the US and China accounting for 75% of global demand in a highly consolidated market.
United Kingdom – The UK’s plans to produce domestic battery cells for a net zero society have received a boost with AMTE Power’s choice of Dundee as the preferred location for its first MegaFactory.
United States – In order to increase the production of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) globally, Boeing and Alder Fuels agreed a new partnership.
Europe – John Cockerill is one of 35 European businesses chosen to take part in the creation of a hydrogen technology value chain in Europe as part of the Important Project of Common European Interest (IPCEI) “Hy2Tech.”
Germany – The Digital Watermarks Initiative HolyGrail 2.0 has been joined by INEOS Olefins and Polymers Europe to greatly enhance the sorting and recycling of waste plastic packaging.
United Kingdom – A new report reveals that if governments and business take swift action, supply chain companies in the UK’s offshore oil and gas sector will be in a strong position to secure work in carbon capture and storage (CCS).
United Kingdom – SSE Renewables and Equinor have started laying the foundations for the Dogger Bank offshore wind project off the north-east coast of the United Kingdom.
France – The Tonnerre battery energy storage system in France, which has a capacity of 9 MW/9 MWh, has been fully commissioned, according to Innergex Renewable Energy.
Finland – Stora Enso and Northvolt will develop sustainable batteries that use lignin-based hard carbon made from regenerative wood from Nordic forests.
The Netherlands – The European Innovation Fund has made a decision to award a grant to Air Liquide’s massive renewable hydrogen project ELYgator in the Netherlands.
Germany – DEME Offshore completed the final XXL monopile installation at Parkwind’s Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea, off the coast of Rügen.
Morocco – An agreement for the construction of the Green Ammonia Pilot at the OCP Group chemical complex in Jorf Lasfar, Morocco, was signed by the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P) and the Dutch company Proton Ventures.
The Netherlands – Huisman has developed a 700mt Travelling Quayside Crane for offshore wind turbine component loading.
The Netherlands – The Circular Plastics Fund (CPF) of Infinity Recycling has invested €5 million in Itero Technologies, a provider of chemical recycling technology, to support the design and construction of Itero’s first at-scale demonstration plant at the Brightlands Chemelot Campus in Geleen, The Netherlands.
Germany – Ostwind AG, a German holding company, has entered into an agreement with Ørsted to sell a 100 percent equity interest in the following companies: Ostwind Erneuerbare Energien GmbH, Ostwind park Rotmainquelle GmbH & Co. KG, Ostwind International S.A.S., and Ostwind Engineering S.A.S.
Norway – The first cables for the Hywind Tampen project, which will supply renewable energy to the Snorre and Gullfaks North Sea fields, have been laid underwater by Subsea 7.
Czech Republic – A new era of sustainable energy for the region is being created with the official launch of Rezolv Energy, a private power producer in Central and South-Eastern Europe.
Germany – Siemens Energy has now been contracted by Amprion Offshore GmbH to provide the converter platforms for the offshore grid connection systems DolWin4 and BorWin4.
Germany – A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed by Burckhardt Compression, a manufacturer of compressors, and LIFTE H2, a company that develops hydrogen infrastructure, to create a joint offering of hydrogen solutions to the market.
Ireland – For the joint development of a site at Lanespark in Ireland, which it anticipates will lead to HUI’s first operational full-scale waste plastic to hydrogen facility in Europe, Hydrogen Utopia International and Powerhouse Energy Group have reached heads of terms (HoTs) agreements.
Germany/United Kingdom – The financing plan for the first-ever energy link connecting Germany and the United Kingdom has been approved by the European Investment Bank (EIB).
Germany – PuriCycle, a new line of cutting-edge, high-performance products from BASF, is introduced for the purification of the most intricate waste plastics pyrolysis feeds.
Sweden – In order to support the decarbonization of the steel industry, Hitachi Energy and H2 Green Steel have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to make use of electrification, digitization, and hydrogen.