United Kingdom – The UK Government has awarded Vattenfall GBP 9.3 million in innovation funding from the Net Zero Innovation Portfolio Low Carbon Hydrogen Supply 2 fund.
France – GO.H2TM by T.EN, a full suite of carbon-free solutions for green hydrogen production, has been launched by Technip Energies and its affiliates Kanfa and Inocean.
United States – Under one-sun global illumination, researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) of the US Department of Energy created a solar cell with a record 39.5 percent efficiency.
Belgium – The European Commission has unveiled a new set of policies aimed at weaning the EU off Russian fossil fuels by 2027.
Belgium – Air Liquide, CaetanoBus, and Toyota Motor Europe have agreed to collaborate on the development of integrated hydrogen solutions.
Denmark – In the Port of Esbjerg, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, and Prime Ministers of Denmark, Belgium, and the Netherlands sign a declaration on a shared vision for offshore wind and related infrastructure in the North Sea.
The Netherlands – In the Netherlands and Belgium, Gasunie and Fluxys are developing national hydrogen networks, respectively.
The Netherlands – Engineers from KCI and GE Renewable Energy and Pondera have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to conduct a feasibility study on the Green Hydrogen Centralized Offshore Wind Production Project AmpHytrite.
The Netherlands – In a new partnership Ørsted and ARK Nature are testing the potential of rewilding principles to restore vital oceanic biodiversity.
The Netherlands – Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) and Rotterdam-based Value Maritime (VM) have signed a definitive agreement to install carbon capture and filtering systems on the MR tankers M/T Pacific Cobalt and M/T Pacific Gold.
Finland – Neste is testing a new Neste Marine 0.1 Co-processed marine fuel in Scandinavia with its partner Nordic Marine Oil, a solution that will help the maritime sector reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
Sweden – Vattenfall will next week open its largest ever land-based wind farm, the Blakliden Fäbodberget in Sweden, with 84 turbines.
Switzerland – Since two years Hydrospider runs a 2 MW green hydrogen plant in the the Swiss Alps. The power is coming from the Alpiq Gösgen hydropower plant, which is over 100 years old. July 1rst HYdrogen Trail Europe (HYTE) will visit the plant.
Sweden – Hexicon and Elia Grid International (EGI) have teamed up to connect Floating Offshore Windfarms (FOW) to the onshore grid on a global scale.
Saudi Arabia – LNP ELCRIN WF0061BiQ resin, developed by SABIC, is a novel material that uses ocean-bound polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles as a feed stream for chemical upcycling into polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) resin.
Norway – SINTEF and NTNU researchers are collaborating to develop technologies and concepts that will make the oil and gas industry more energy efficient and reduce emissions from offshore production.
The Netherlands – Ørsted and TotalEnergies have collaborated to submit joint bids for the two Dutch offshore wind tenders Hollandse Kust (west).
Spain – Greenalia has completed a geophysical survey in San Bartolomé de Tirajana, where the PE Gofio 50 MW floating offshore wind project in the Canary Islands will be built.
United Kingdom – The Rivenhall Integrated Waste Management Facility (IWMF) and Energy Centre project in Essex, United Kingdom, has been awarded to Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI), a global green-tech company.
Denmark – European Energy and Vestas have teamed up to make Frederikshavn, Denmark, a global test and demonstration center for new offshore wind technology.
The Netherlands – bp has submitted bids for two offshore wind leases in the Netherlands, with a combined generating capacity of 1.4GW.
The Netherlands – Queensland and the Port of Rotterdam will collaborate on hydrogen export supply chain opportunities.
Europe – The Ukraine crisis has shifted Europe’s energy policy priorities, with a greater emphasis on short-term energy supply security and a focus on new supply routes for fossil fuels, with natural gas supply being particularly challenging.
The Netherlands – Duisburg and Rotterdam’s port authorities have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to renew and expand their cooperation agreements.
Belgium – The new Val’Up Plastic and Packaging Waste Sorting Centre in Mons, Belgium, has been officially opened by the Jan De Nul Group.
The Netherlands – An offshore wind auction for the Hollandse Kust West site is about to come to a close.
The Netherlands – By 2030, the Port of Rotterdam and its cluster of companies can supply 4.6 million tonnes of hydrogen to Northwestern Europe in collaboration with exporting countries.
The Netherlands – Gasunie has agreed to lease a floating LNG installation (FSRU) from New Fortress Energy, an American energy infrastructure company.
France – New capacity to generate electricity from solar, wind, and other renewable sources will grow even faster than it did in 2021, when it reached a record high, as governments seek to capitalize on renewables’ energy security and climate benefits, says the International Energy Agency.
The Netherlands – Shell and Eneco are competing in the tenders for the offshore wind farms Hollandse Kust (west) sites VI and VII through their joint ventures Ecowende and SchakelWind.
seawater since last year. And the ambitious startup has more grand plans. Preparations are underway for the world’s first floating hydrogen plant. Worth a visit during Hydrogen Trail Europe, early July.
New Zealand – Researchers at the University of Canterbury (UC) are working on a novel method of producing green hydrogen from woody biomass while also capturing carbon.
Denmark – Cadeler has signed a new 345 million dollar contract with COSCO Heavy Industries to build an F-class vessel for the offshore industry’s largest projects.
United States – ACE Green Recycling (ACE), a recycling technology company, plans to build and operate North America’s largest emissions-free and sustainable battery recycling park in Texas.
France – The EolMed consortium, which includes Qair, Totalenergies, and BW Ideol, has reached a final investment decision (FID) for a 30MW offshore floating wind project in France.
United Kingdom – HAV Design has been selected by ESVAGT to develop an offshore wind service operation vessel (SOV) for Ørsted’s UK East Regional program.
United States – Equinor and bp have chosen Heerema Marine Contractors as a strategic supplier for the Empire Wind and Beacon Wind projects.
Germany – BayWa r.e. will launch Europe’s first-ever developer-led tender for corporate power purchase agreements (CPPA) totaling 10 terawatt-hours over ten-year contracts.
United States – FuelCell Energy and ExxonMobil have agreed to extend the term of their joint development agreement in order to continue working on fuel cell carbon capture and storage technology.
Germany – Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) and wpd have signed definitive agreements for GIP to acquire 100% of wpd offshore, wpd’s offshore wind business.
United States/The Netherlands – By entering into a long-term agreement with Barge Master, DEME Offshore US has taken a significant step forward in the development of a US Jones Act compliant feeder solution for upcoming offshore wind projects.
Ireland – Bechtel will work with Shannon Foynes Port Company to figure out how to grow and expand the port, including how it can support the offshore wind industry and the production of alternative shipping fuels.
Germany – Neptune Energy has secured new renewable electricity supplies for its German assets, resulting in CO2 emissions reductions of over 11,000 tonnes per year.
United States – Perovskite materials have the potential to play a key role in a renewable hydrogen production process, according to a study by scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).
The Netherlands – HSM Offshore Energy and GE’s Grid Solutions business have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on future AC projects in Europe and beyond.
Germany – The new study “CO2 reduction potential of the chemical industry through CCU” looks into the GHG reductions that can be achieved in the global chemical and derived material industries if the entire demand for embedded carbon is met solely through CO2 rather than from fossil sources.
United Kingdom – ScottishPower and Storegga have teamed up to develop, build, and operate green hydrogen production plants across Scotland, with the potential to revolutionize industry and transportation in the Highlands.
Belgium – In 2021, Europe invested €41 billion in new wind farms, according to WindEurope’s annual Finance and Investment Trends report.
Germany – Wintershall Dea is working on a major new project in Germany that will produce clean hydrogen and store carbon dioxide underground in the North Sea.
United Kingdom – C-Job Naval Architects has created a completely new class of liquid hydrogen tanker that will completely transform the renewable energy market.
United States – Chevron, Talos Energy, and Carbonvert have signed an expanded joint venture agreement to develop the Bayou Bend CCS offshore carbon capture and sequestration hub, which is currently held by Talos and Carbonvert.
United Kingdom/India – The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult in the United Kingdom and the National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) in India, each country’s leading wind energy research and development center, have agreed a five-year collaboration program.
Belgium – The ‘Orion,’ DEME’s revolutionary offshore installation vessel, has officially joined the company’s fleet. This vessel brings to the offshore energy market a game-changing installation concept.
The Netherlands – GIDARA Energy and TU Delft will collaborate to build a Gasification Innovation Centre in Rotterdam.
Sweden – Sodium-ion battery cathode producer Altris AB has today signed a deal with AB Sandvik Materials Technology to house the company’s first industrial scale manufacturing facility in Sandviken.
United Kingdom – In exchange for a new round of oil and gas leasing, UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Kwasi Kwarteng has written to North Sea oil and gas companies, urging them to reinvest profits in clean energy.
United Kingdom – A European team led by Imperial College London researchers developed a catalyst for fuel cells using only iron, carbon, and nitrogen – low-cost, readily available materials – demonstrating that it can operate a fuel cell at high power.
The Netherlands – Gasunie and Vopak are planning future terminal infrastructure projects that will enable the necessary imports of hydrogen into Northwest Europe through Dutch and German ports.
Norway – DNV has confirmed technical feasibility and commercial readiness of Wison Offshore and Marine’s w.semi floating wind foundation.
Germany – As part of the Mobil-Grid-CoP project, funded by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Action, Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy Systems (IWES) is collaborating with ABB to develop the world’s largest mobile grid simulator.
The Netherlands – OceanXpress, a joint venture between Damen Shipyards and Ampelmann, will provide offshore crew change solutions in the North Sea.
France – The first French Crew Transfer Vessel (CTV) dedicated to the operations and maintenance of the Saint-Nazaire wind farm is launched by Louis Dreyfus Armateurs and Tidal Transit.
Germany – RWE Gas Storage West plans to build a new hydrogen section at the natural gas cavern storage facilities at Kottiger Hook by 2026 as part of the GET H2 initiative.
United Kingdom – The installation of the first length of HVDC export cable off the Yorkshire coast marked the official start of offshore construction work for the Dogger Bank Wind Farm.
Norway – The Hydepoint, a combined offshore substation and hydrogen factory, is being developed by Moreld, Arendals Fossekompani, and Kongsberg.
Germany – Salzgitter and Mendritzki have signed a partnership agreement in the field of low CO2 steel products and downstream product processing.
Hungary – MOL Group has partnered with Plug Power to construct one of Europe’s largest green hydrogen production facilities at MOL’s Danube Refinery in Hungary.
Norway – Ulstein has launched ‘ULSTEIN THOR’ – a 149m 3R (Replenishment, Research, and Rescue) design that will include a Thorium Molten Salt Reactor (MSR) that will generate massive amounts of clean electricity.
United States – Ampelmann, a Dutch offshore access provider, has signed its first offshore wind contract in the United States.
Germany – Wärtsilä will provide equipment for the world’s second-largest plant for liquefying bio- and synthetic methane from renewable energy sources to produce carbon-neutral transportation fuel.
The Netherlands – SSE Renewables and Brookfield have joined forces in bidding for the 1.4 GW Hollandse Kust West offshore wind farm zone tenders in the Netherlands.
United Kingdom – McDermott International has joined a group of industry experts working to realize the potential of a hydrogen-fueled energy hub in Bacton, Norfolk, UK.
Germany – Heerema Marine Contractors has been selected to install offshore wind foundations for EnBW’s He Dreiht wind farm.
Norway – At Rafnes in Vestfold and Telemark, INEOS’ subsidiary INOVYN plans to build one of Norway’s first hydrogen plants based on water electrolysis.
Ireland – Hydrogen Utopia has reached an agreement with Trifol Resources Limited (TRL) in Ireland, which it expects to lead to the company’s first full-scale waste plastic to hydrogen facility in Europe.
The Netherlands – With the help of Seiche, the Jan De Nul Group has begun sea trials for an automated marine mammal detection system on board its vessels.
Sweden – North Sea Port and the Port of Gothenburg have agreed to collaborate on the establishment of a network of medium-sized European ports as well as energy management in the ports.
Finland – The Nordic Hydrogen Route is being launched by Gasgrid Finland and Nordion Energi.
The Netherlands – SSE Renewables plans to invest millions of dollars in Den Helder and the surrounding area in the coming years. The offshore wind farm builder and developer wants Den Helder to be the hub from which it will conduct business in the Netherlands.
The Netherlands – DCP ingredients in Ter Apelkanaal will reuse its own CO2 emissions. Its innovative production system uses carbon dioxide as a base for the acid required for their collagen products, instead of the standard nitric or hydrochloric acid.
The Netherlands – Ballast Nedam has chosen the CAPE VLT-320 to install flanged monopiles at the Maasvlakte 2 soft sea wall near the Dutch coast.
Ireland – Covanta Holding Corporation plans to separate its European operations from EQT Infrastructure, creating a standalone Waste-to-Energy platform in Europe.
The Netherlands – Vattenfall is taking part in the tender for the newly opened Hollandse Kust West.
France – Following the award of the Saint Nazaire load-out and installation contract, GE Renewable Energy has chosen Global Wind Service to handle half of the service and maintenance at the French offshore wind farm.
Belgium – Trinseo has awarded Worley a contract for front-end engineering and design (FEED) services for its first-of-a-kind chemical recycling plant in Belgium.
The Netherlands – Essent will begin construction on a solar-powered hydrogen factory in 2022. It’s about a 5MW electrolysis plant that converts sustainably generated electricity into hydrogen and residual heat.
The Netherlands – To accelerate the commercialization of offshore floating wind, Heerema has developed a novel floating wind installation method.
Europe – For the first time, new offshore wind capacity additions in Europe are set to top 4 gigawatts (GW) this year, according to Rystad Energy research. That’s more than double what was added in 2021, which was only 1 GW.
The Netherlands – Many new investments are made at Shell Energy and Chemicals Park Rotterdam. These include installations for biofuels to green hydrogen. Site director Jos van Winsen: ‘We are at a level of investment here that we haven’t seen in over twenty-five years.’
Spain – GE Renewable Energy and its partner, Forestalia, have signed their first European Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for a new wind farm in Spain.
Denmark/Taiwan – The Greater Changhua 1 & 2a Offshore Wind Farm has successfully delivered its first power, according to Danish Ørsted.
The Netherlands – The Port of Rotterdam and GIDARA Energy have announced the location of GIDARA’s next advanced biofuels facility, Advanced Methanol Rotterdam (AMR), in the Netherlands.
Belgium – According to a new policy review by the International Energy Agency, despite notable progress in expanding wind and other clean energy sources, Belgium still requires strong and sustained efforts to reduce its use of fossil fuels, reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, and reduce its reliance on energy imports.
Denmark – RWE has chosen the Port of Thorsminde as the location for its Thor Offshore Wind Farm’s operation and maintenance.
The Netherlands – A contract for the transportation and installation of export cables for a large offshore wind farm development has been awarded to Boskalis.
Europe – SSE Renewables has agreed to pay €580 million to Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) for its existing European renewable energy development platform.
Portugal -The port of Sines will become a hub for green hydrogen and ammonia. This week Portuguese-Dutch company Madoqua Ventures will announce an investment program in Portugal of 1.3 billion euros. With Danish Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners and Dutch Power 2X the company aims to build plants for the production of hydrogen, ammonia and synfuel.
Switzerland – IHI Power Systems of Japan has chosen ABB to provide the world’s first hybrid-electric biomass fuel carrier with a complete modularized electric propulsion package.
Finland – Veolia has begun construction on the world’s largest biorefinery, which will generate CO2-neutral bio-methanol from a pulp mill in Finland.
United Kingdom – Eni has awarded Shearwater GeoServices a 3D multiple technology integrated geophysical survey for carbon storage in Liverpool Bay, England, with the option of a second survey.
Norway – Fincantieri has signed a contract with the Norwegian company Norwind Offshore for the design and construction of two more Commissioning Service Operations Vessels (CSOV) through its subsidiary Vard.
Germany – Fraunhofer ILT is building its own hydrogen laboratory, which will provide the ideal environment for optimizing the fuel cell, which is at the heart of hydrogen technology.
Sweden – Eolus and Hydro REIN have reached an agreement with MEAG for the sale of 75% of the shares in the 260 MW Stor-Skälsjön wind power project in Sweden.
The Netherlands – The Wind Osprey vessel has departed Rotterdam’s Maasvlakte port carrying the world’s largest commercial turbines, which will be installed on the Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm.
United Kingdom – The North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA) has issued a letter of “no objection” to Ping Petroleum for the development concept of the Avalon discovery in the Central North Sea.
Belgium – A few months ago, CTO Melanie Maas Brunner stated that the Antwerp site will soon be the first BASF Verbund site in Europe to be completely CO2 neutral.
Australia- The first biofuel trial on a containerized shipping vessel in Oceania was completed by ANL, a subsidiary of the CMA CGM Group.
The Netherlands – Shell is the first company to sign a contract to use HyTransPortRTM, a hydrogen pipeline being built by Gasunie in collaboration with the Port of Rotterdam Authority from the Maasvlakte to Pernis in the port of Rotterdam.
France – The first offshore wind turbine in France has been installed by GE at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm.
France – Technip Energies and Alterra Energy have agreed to work together to integrate Alterra’s commercially available liquefaction process technology with Technip Energies’ pyrolysis oil purification technology in a global joint development and collaboration agreement.
United Kingdom – Crown Estate Scotland has confirmed all 17 successful ScotWind applicants now have option agreements in place, allowing their projects to progress to the development stage.
Poland – TotalEnergies and KGHM have formed a partnership to compete in the Polish government’s tender for the development of offshore wind projects on a 50/50 basis.
Italy – The agreement signed by Enel Green Power and Sapio focuses on activating a supply of green hydrogen produced using renewable energy from the Carlentini wind farm in eastern Sicily.
Germany – Three players from completely different backgrounds have joined forces in the “Concrete Chemicals” project to make air transport possible even in a CO2-neutral world.
United Kingdom – RIDG and its joint venture partners Corio Generation and TotalEnergies have now finalized the Option to Lease Agreement for the West of Orkney wind farm with Crown Estate Scotland.
Belgium – The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the Global Wind Organisation (GWO) have signed a new two-year agreement to map out workforce training needs in support of renewable energy development and to meet the massive increase in jobs needed to meet the global energy transition.
The Netherlands – As hydrogen becomes one of the most important sustainable energy carriers of the future, the Netherlands has everything it needs to become a major player in the hydrogen field, according to D66.
United States – A Rice University lab has discovered a chemical technique for converting waste plastic into a useful CO2 sorbent for industry.
Italy – Enel Green Power (EGP) and the European Commission have signed a grant agreement to support the development of TANGO (iTaliAN pv Giga factOry), an industrial-scale manufacturing facility for high-performance photovoltaic (PV) modules at EGP’s 3Sun solar panel factory in Catania, Sicily.
United Kingdom – A new project will include expertise from the University of Warwick to investigate how the UK could increase its use of hydrogen and alternative liquid fuels in an effort to develop a low-carbon economy.
United States – Chad Augustine and his colleagues at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have proposed using depleted oil and gas wells as a reservoir for compressed natural gas storage.
The Netherlands – Mitsubishi Corporation intends to work with Shell on the development of major offshore wind farms in Europe in order to produce green hydrogen.
Germany – EnBW and the German Aerospace Center (DLR) have started a study on how to service offshore wind farms with logistics and passenger drones.
The Netherlands – HES International (HES), Gasunie and Vopak will collaborate to build an ammonia import terminal for hydrogen transport.
The Netherlands – TU Delft and TNO have laid the groundwork for more environmentally friendly chemical manufacturing processes. In the new e-Chem partnership, a clean factory of the future is actually being built.
Sweden – As part of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), WPD Offshore and Lhyfe have agreed to work together to establish and connect a facility for green hydrogen production to WPD’s planned Storgrundet offshore wind farm in Söderhamn, Sweden.
Denmark – RWE has signed an agreement for the Thor offshore wind farm with the Danish grid operator Energinet.
Denmark – Ørsted and ESVAGT have agreed to work together to help the maritime industry decarbonize and reduce emissions from offshore operations.
The Netherlands – Vattenfall has teamed up with De Rijke Noordzee, a Dutch nature conservation organization, on a study to see how nature-friendly turbine foundations can help marine life.
The Netherlands – Chariot and the Port of Rotterdam have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish supply chains for green hydrogen and ammonia in Europe.
Germany – The German government approved the so-called “Easter Package,” which represents the most significant changes to German energy policy since the implementation of competitive auctions in 2017.
The Netherlands – SSE Renewables is collaborating with Microsoft and Avanade to understand the impacts of the wind farm on the surrounding ecosystem off the Dutch coast as part of its Hollandse Kust (west) tender submission.
Spain – Equinor and Naturgy join forces and sign a development agreement ahead of Spain’s first offshore wind auction, which will take place off the coast of the Canary Islands.
The Netherlands – The Delta Corridor project, which consists of a bundle of four pipelines connecting the Rotterdam port, Chemelot, and the German Rhineland region, is being supported by the Port of Rotterdam Authority and cross-sector industry partners.
Denmark – The European Hydrogen Backbone, a pan-European vision for hydrogen infrastructure, has been published in its third edition.
Spain – The European Investment Bank (EIB), the Instituto de Crédito Oficial (ICO), and Iberdrola partnership will support economic decarbonization by producing green hydrogen for industrial use.
United Kingdom – Ørsted and Simply Blue Group have formed a joint venture (JV) to develop the 100 MW Salamander floating offshore wind project in Scotland.
United Kingdom – SSE Renewables and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy plan to produce and deliver green hydrogen using renewable energy from SSE’s Gordonbush onshore wind farm in Sutherland in the Scottish Highlands.
Norway – The operatorships for the development of the CO2 storages Smeaheia in the North Sea and Polaris in the Barents Sea have been awarded to Equinor.
United Kingdom – bp, the operator of Net Zero Teesside Power (NZT Power) and the Northern Endurance Partnership (NEP), has awarded Genesis an offshore engineering and design contract for the East Coast Cluster project, while Costain has won the onshore contract.
Finland – A powerful group of shipping stakeholders is working to develop demonstrators for ammonia-fueled two-stroke and four-stroke marine engines.
Spain – Repsol and Ørsted have joined forces to develop floating offshore wind energy in Spain.
Denmark – Expanding the advanced EnVentus platform, Vestas has introduced the V172-7.2 MW, which provides enhanced performance in low to medium wind conditions.
Finland – Neste has closed the grant agreement process with the Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency of the European Commission. Following the earlier announced positive EU Innovation Fund grant decision of EUR 88 million to Neste’s clean hydrogen project at the Porvoo refinery.
United States – Scientific advances support a hybrid approach using biological and catalytic methods for producing cellulosic biofuel for use in airplanes, ships, and long-haul trucks, according to researchers working through the Center for Bioenergy Innovation.
United States – Babcock & Wilcox (B&W) will collaborate with Kiewit Industrial to deliver Fidelis New Energy’s planned net-zero carbon impact biomass power plant at the Port of Greater Baton Rouge in Louisiana.
Germany – Greencoat Renewables has agreed to purchase 50% of the Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm in Germany from Kirkbi (31.5%) and William Demant Invest (18.5%) for a total cash consideration of approximately €350 million.
The Netherlands – Avantium N.V. has reached Financial Close for the construction of its FDCA Flagship Plant in Delfzijl, the Netherlands.
United Kingdom – The applications for the East Anglia ONE North and East Anglia TWO offshore wind farms have been granted development consent by the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).
United States – Engineers at the University of Illinois Chicago are part of a collaborative team that developed a material that could give fuel cell systems a competitive advantage over the battery systems that currently power the majority of electric vehicles.
United Kingdom – Sungrow and Statera Energy have teamed up to supply a 362 MW/391 MWh energy storage project in the United Kingdom.
Germany – E.ON and Tree Energy Solutions (TES) have formed a strategic partnership to import green hydrogen at scale into Germany in order to accelerate the development of the future hydrogen economy.
Sweden – OX2 has selected GE Renewable Energy as the supplier for the 146 MW Klevberget wind farm in Ånge, Sweden.
The Netherlands – The M/V EEMS Traveller, owned and operated by Amasus Shipping of the Netherlands, will begin harnessing wind power.
The Netherlands – Eneco has joined the NortH2 green hydrogen consortium as an investor.
United Kingdom – For the electrification of a North Sea oil and gas platform using wind, wave, and hydrogen-based renewable energy systems, a UK offshore operator has selected Floating Power Plant (FPP) and TechnipFMC.
United Kingdom – A contract for the transport and installation of the Dogger Bank C offshore substation has been awarded to the Heerema Marine Contractors by SSE Renewables, Equinor, and Eni.
Italy – The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Lazio Region Universities Coordination Committee (CRUL) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a new partnership aimed at developing joint research on how to boost renewable energy as a key element in the energy transition.
United Kingdom – Storegga and Mitsui have signed an MOU on the commercialization of Direct Air Capture (DAC) technology, paving the way for the UK’s first DAC facility to be built in North East Scotland.
The Netherlands – As part of a joint effort between Vallianz and Royal IHC, the two companies are designing and building a next-generation Service Operation Vessel (SOV).
United States – Switchgrass, a biofuel crop, can mitigate the effects of climate change when grown on marginal land, according to new Michigan State University research.
Finland – Europe can cut its power sector gas consumption in half, reduce energy costs by EUR 323 / USD 356 billion, and increase energy independence by 2030 by rapidly scaling up renewable capacity, according to a report from Wärtsilä.
Norway – The ownership structure of HEGRA, a joint venture between Yara, Aker Clean Hydrogen, and Statkraft, has changed.
United States – Maersk Supply Service has been awarded a contract by Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and bp, for the charter of its newbuild wind installation vessel (WIV).
Germany/Austria – RHI Magnesita and the Horn & Co. Group are combining their recycling activities in Europe in order to increase the production, use, and offering of secondary raw material for the European refractory industry.
France – An international sustainable producer of specialty polymers and high-value biobased products, Kraton Corporation collaborates with SABIC to produce ISCC PLUS Certified renewable Styrenic Block Copolymers (SBC) in Berre, France.
Norway – Rosenberg and Blåvinge, a collaboration between Fred. Olsen Seawind, Hafslund Eco, and Ørsted, will develop floating offshore wind farms in an exclusive partnership.
Germany – To accelerate the development of a German hydrogen industry and infrastructure, OGE and RWE collaborated on the “H2ercules” national infrastructure concept.