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AquaDuctus The First Green Hydrogen Pipeline

The AquaDuctus pipeline will transport the Green Hydrogen from North Sea to continental Europe. AquaVentus will install 10 GW Electrolizers powered by offshore Wind between Heigoland and Dogger Bank at the North Sea. While fully completed, the AquaDustus pipeline would transport up to ONE MILLION TONNES of Green Hydrogen yearly. The infrastructure should be ready up to year 2035. It's the very first German Offshore green hydrogen pipeline and a huge step into Zero Emission Target. RWE, Shell, Gascade, Siemens, VattenFall are the AquaVentus members.

News • Vehicles

12 ALSTOM Coradia Polyvalent Hydrogen Trains bought by France

ALSTOM just signed an huge order for 12 dual mode electric hydrogen trains, making this the very first order for hydrogen trains in France! Four French regions Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, Grand Est and Occitanie represented by France Railroad SNCF Voyageurs decided to buy 12 dual-mode catenary-hydrogen trains from ALSTOM Coradia Polyvalent range! Each train is 72 meters long and have 218 seats. The maximum range of the train in hydrogen mode is 600 km. The contract is worth 190 milion euros.

NEWS • Fuel cell

Base One in Brazil will produce 600 million kilograms of Green Hydrogen per year!

Black & Veatch from US together with Enegix Energy from Australia are launching the developement of the worlds largest green hydrogen plant. The Base One Project is located in Ceara, Brazil, at over 500 hectares land of Port of Pecem, a World class deepsea port with established infrastructure and access to the required quantities of water to enable the huge electrolysis. When the Base One will be fully operational, it will produce over 600 million kilograms of green H2 per year from already contracted 3.4GW of combined baseload wind and solar power. The scale is here!

News • Fuel Cell

Dennmark Electrolyzers with 90% Efficiency!

Dennmark Energy firm Haldor Topsoe announced to build own plant for SOEC electrolyzers in technology, where more than 90% of the renewable electricity entering the electrolysis is retained in the form of green hydrogen. The Energy Efficiency index exceeding 90 percent is so much greater than other technologies available on the Fuel Cell market. These are just an amazing news for whole Green Hydrogen Economy!

NEWS • Fuel Cells

How Renewable Hydrogen will help Europe decarbonization?

Europe have to decarbonise it's energy system. Renewable electricity from wind and solar will take care of most of that. But there are parts of the energy system that just can’t be electrified. That's where renewable, green Hydrogen will play an important role! A massive scale-up of electrolysers and of renewables, the raw material for electrolysis is just a key part of Green Deal objective of carbon neutrality in Europe by year 2050.

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QUO VADIS HYDROGEN?

Interest in hydrogen is growing and it's clear, that next significant transformation in the energy transition, will be based on the hydrogen economy. What if we could look even further ahead? How the hydrogen economy will look 5 or 10 years from now? Trying to answer that question we created Quo Vadis Hydrogen Report. The idea was quite simple: We invited TEN amazing personalities connected to Hydrogen World, and asked for their personal PREDICTIONS and THOUGHTS about the FUTURE of HYDROGEN. Today, we proudly present their answers. It's like trying to look into the magic ball and reveal the mist of the future. We truly believe You will enjoy that story!

NEWS • Fuel Cells

Woven City Project has started!

The groundbreaking ceremony for construction of Woven City officialy started that amazing project held by Toyota and Woven Planet Holdings. Woven City will start with 360 residents, mainly inventors and innovators with their families. The population will grow up to 2000 inhabitans focusing on human-centered approach to community development. The Project will bring new technology to life in an automated driving, personal mobility, robotics, zero emission hydrogen fuels and artificial intelligence areas. Amazing architecture and futuristic solutions are planned. There will be three types of streets in Woven City: one dedicated to automated driving, one to pedestrians, and one to pedestrians with personal mobility vehicles. There will also be one underground road used to transport goods.

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Linde World Largest 24MW PEM Electrolyzer Plant will produce Green Hydrogen in Germany

Linde just announced it will build the world’s largest PEM Electrolyzer plant at the Leuna Chemical Complex in Germany. The new 24-megawatt electrolyzer will produce green hydrogen to supply Linde’s customers through existing pipeline network. Linde will distribute liquefied green hydrogen to refueling stations in the region. The green hydrogen produced there can fuel approx. …

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Deep Purple Hydrogen Project

TechnipFMC will lead a huge consortium with the biggest names in renewables business to construct and test a new offshore green hydrogen production system. The project is named Deep Purple and has been supported by Innovation Norway with 9 million Euros to continue developing advanced energy systems for offshore wind in combination with green hydrogen …

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First Village in UK on public gas grid to be heated by Hydrogen!

Winlaton near Newcastle will be the first UK village on public gas grid to be heated by hydrogen. More than 650 homes in a small village in the first quarter of 2021 will start to use hydrogen being blended into the natural gas network to decrease the CO2 emissions. Hydrogen, that does not emit any …

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Interview: Amer Gaffar from Manchester Fuel Cell Innovation Centre

Today an EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with our special guest Amer Gaffar – Director of the Manchester Fuel Cell Innovation Centre (MFCIC) at Manchester Metropolitan University and a sustainability professional with more than 20 years’ experience in the clean technology sector. Amer is a passionate advocate for fuel cell and hydrogen technology and has successfully built consensus and …

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US is building Huge Salt Mines to Store Hydrogen!

US Engineers are building huge Salt Caves to store huge amounts of Hydrogen. The system of caves in Utah is offering a great natural alternative to storage massive amount of hydrogen. Salt is a great medium for storing and generating the green hydrogen. The Project is set to store enough H2 energy to power 150 …

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Green Hydrogen Systems Danish Electrolyzer Startup raised 35 million dollars to scale up Green Hydrogen Production

The European Union Climate Goals and the Green Hydrogen Megatrend is heating up competition among makers of Electrolyzers. They will try to scale up own production and capture the upcoming wave of orders from EU’s first generation of utility-scale green hydrogen production funded by government subsidies. Electrolyzers within upcoming years surely will become a world …

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Japan switches to Hydrogen! By 2030 Hydrogen will become a major power source in whole Japan

It’s happening now! Japan officially aims to make hydrogen a major power source in whole country by year 2030! The goal is to produce the output of H2 generated power, that is more than 30 nuclear reactors. To achieve such a scale the government will provide approx 20 billion of dollars of founds to support …

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The Future of Hydrogen Transport. Interview with Thomas Goletz

Today we deliver to You a very interesting interview about the future of Hydrogen Transport. The special guest that is sharing his thoughts and opinions about that rapidly developing market is Thomas Goletz, The President and CEO of Meet Hydrogen Association. Thomas is CEO of MGI Inc, a company based in Germany and China. MGI …

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Deutsche Bahn joins Siemens in testing local Hydrogen Trains

Deutsche Bahn and Siemens are working together to develop Hydrogen Powered Fuel Cell locomotives. The design will be based on the Mireo Plus Electric model projected by Siemens, with 160km/h top speed, range of 600 kilometers and 15 minutes refuelling time. The partnership involves building a H2 filling station that will begin operation in 2024, …

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Green Flamingo Project. How Portugal could export Green Hydrogen to European Union.

Green Flamingo is an European Union supported initiative based in Portugal and focusing on Green Hydrogen Production. Thanks to Portugal’s high sun exposure, the nation has the huge potential to produce green hydrogen for whole Europe. The Pure Hydrogen could be shipped from the port of Sines to Port of Rotterdam, where the RH2ine infrastructure …

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HyStreet - Hydrogen Powered Houses

An unique test site that consist a specially built demonstration houses powered and heated by pure Hydrogen called HyStreet was set in Northymberland in United Kingdom! With more than 200 passed tests they are a kind of showroom proving that is a possible and safe to convert home and gas network to hydrogen! The project …

NEWS • Vessels

Hydrogen Terminal Tracktor in Port of Rotterdam!

In the cooperation between Terberg Benschop a known tracktor manufacturer and Zepp.Solutions the Fuel Cell Developement Company, the YT203-H2 a fully operational Hydrogen powered Terminal Tracktor is tested in daily full scope operations in the Port of Rotterdam including conteiners uploading and unloading. Zero Emission plus 24 hours heavy-duty performance thanks to fast hydrogen refuelling …

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Greater Springfield Green Energy City

By 2050, 70% of the world’s population will be living in cities. ENGIE and Springfield City Group formed 50 year strategic alliance to create Greater Springfield in Australian East Queensland a Zero Net Energy City! By 2038 the city will generate more green energy that they consume becoming a successful model for renewable, green energy …

NEWS • VEHICLES

Extreme E 2021 Zero Emission Hydrogen SUV Off-Road Championships!

In next year we are about to see a brand new World Racing Series! The wild, extreme locations, great emotions and… All ELECTRIC SUV Rally powered by hydrogen! The Zero Emission Championships will be supported by AFC Energy, one of the biggest hydrogen solutions provider. AFC Energy just announced they will supply each starting team …

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LAVO Your HOME Hydrogen Energy Storage System!

Australian based company LAVO starts to install their commercial ready hydrogen energy storage system in first customers homes! It’s a complete off grid solution making Your house an independent energy green spot! The batteries, which are nearly 1.7 metres tall and 1.2 metres wide and weigh 196kg, contain a water purifier, an inverter, an electrolyser, …

NEWS • VEHICLES

MAN starts to produce the Hydrogen Powered vehicles!

Another great company joined the Hydrogen Forces! MAN Trucks & Bus presented their Zero Emission Roadmap and starts to use hydrogen as a fuel in their prototypes from year 2021! The first MAN H2 Trucks tests are planned from 2023! MAN Truck & Bus is bringing CO2-free mobility to the road with its electric and …

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26 GW Renewable Hydrogen Project in Pilbara, Australia!

The Australian Government has granted approval for Large Renewable Energy Hub in Pilbara, Western Australia. In it’s final stage it will generate over 26GW of renewable wind and solar energy, that will be supplied to Asia in green hydrogen as a storage. Over 5000 jobs created in 10 year project construction time. The 15GW first …

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AGFA presents a new PEM Membrane that lower the cost of green hydrogen production!

Green Hydrogen is a pure, zero emission most wanted type of hydrogen, created in the process of electrolysis by using the only the renewables energy sources. The production COST of Green Hydrogen is still high that’s why the companies are searching for new possibilites to decrease it. Here comes the Agfa with their brand new …

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Nel Hydrogen Fuelling H2Stations in Poland!

Pątnów-Adamów-Konin the Polish Energy Plants Company ZEPAK SA just signed an order with Nel Hydrogen Fueling and will purchase their H2Station Hydrogen fuelling stations which will be used to fuel passenger vehicles and buses in Poland with green hydrogen. Jens Egholt, Senior Director Global Sales of Nel Hydrogen Fueling commented: “We’re excited to enter yet …

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Apple powered by Hydrogen Fuel Cells?

The Tech giant is searching the new ways to lengthen the battery life is own devices, and checking the renewable energy sources. Just few days ago the iPhone maker filled a patent application described as “cost effective fuel cell system for a portable computing devices” So the famous Apple MacBooks and iPads may one day …

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SIEMENS starts to develop own Hydrogen Train Technology

Siemens Mobility and Siemens Energy just sign hydrogen research agreement to develop own technology for hydrogen trains using the Mireo Plus H platform merged with own created hydrogen powered rolling stock. The Mireo Plus H SIEMENS Hydrogen train will start the tests in 2021! SIEMENS Mobility and newly spun-off firm Siemens Energy have signed a …

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Hydrogen Dome of Sweden

The brand new huge innovation hub is now open in Sweden. The Hydrogen Dome of Sweden is the name for the building and a place where the new platform for dialogue on innovation and sustainable green hydrogen developement will be created. It’s a first step to build an inspirating and solid Swedish Campus that will …

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Transparent Solar Panels will turn Your windows into Green Energy Collectors!

A team of researchers from Michigan State University managed to develop a fully transparent solar panels and what a breakthrough project that is! Imagine to use this instead of standard windows in architecture, automotive industry, electronics and more! Previous attempts to create such a device have been made, but results were never satisfying enough, with …

NEWS • Vessels

ZEUS The Zero Emission Ultimate Ship

The keel-lying ceremony of ZEUS- Zero Emission Ultimate Ship was held few days ago in Fincantieri Shipyard in Italy. The Experimental Fuel Cell powered marine vessel, fitted with a hybrid engine ( 2x electric motors, 2x diesel machines) will be delivered in 2021. Measuring about 25 meters in length, ZEUS will serve as a floating …

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Siemens with CO2 Free Hydrogen production plant in Germany

Siemens signed a contract with WUN H2 to to build one of the largest hydrogen production plants in Wunsiedel, Bavaria, Germany. With a power of over 6 MegaWatts in the initial phase, the plant will run 100% on renewable energy and will be totally CO2-free! The electrolysis plant from Siemens Energy will have the capacity …

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ORLEN Group with refuelling stations in Czech Republic

ORLEN Group will start to open hydrogen refuelling stations in Czech Republic. Two Benzina stations will be located in Prague and Litvínov and fully operational in 2021. Next stations in Brno, Plzen and Prague, along the D10 motorway will follow. These projects will support the ORLEN Group’s commitment to achieve emission neutrality by 2050. “Energy …

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BeHydro the first hydrogen powered dual fuel engine!

After three years of developement a stand alone hydrogen powered dual-fuel engine is ready! Build by ABS and shipping company CMB, with a capacity of 1 MegaWatt it can be used on ships, trains or as a standard power generator in hospital, factory or data centre! A 1 MW BeHydro can supply green electricity to …

Fuel Cells • NEWS • VEHICLES

Mercedes-Benz GenH2 Fuel Cell Truck Unveiled!

Another amazing hydrogen truck is under heavy developement. This time Daimler Trucks presented their vision of Mercedes-Benz GenH2 Truck! GenH2 is based on Mercedes-Benz Actros and with a range up to 1000 kilometers and more on a single hydrogen tank is surely an exciting news! GenH2 is expected to load up to 80 kg of …

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AuroraHut's Igloo houseboats now with hydrogen Fuel Cells!

AuroraHut is the Finnish manufacturer of Igloo houseboats, that lately are getting more and more popular worldwide! Following the World GLAMPING trend, that stands for a close to nature camping but with a high standars, it’s a completely new way of making the dream holiday an unforgettable experience, now thanks to hydrogen Fuel Cells in …

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Denmark with hydrogen buses!

North Denmark Region and the Municipality of Aalborg have signed contracts for delivery of first three hydrogen busses and for the erection of a hydrogen production and filling station, which will be operational from October 2020 as the country’s first fuel cell bus system. The buses and refuelling station are financed by the 3Emotion project. …

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Austria with Hydrogen trains from Alstom!

The Coradia iLint Hydrogen Train from Alstom was built in Salzgitter, Germany. It uses on-board fuel cells to convert hydrogen and oxygen into electricity, thus reducing operating emissions to zero. During the semptember, october and november, the hydrogen train will run for the first time in regular passenger service for ÖBB, the Austrian Federal Railways. …

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Flying-V by Delft University

The Flying-V airplane designed by Delft University Scientists, where the passengers are travelling inside the wing, it’s not only a brand new aircraft design concept but such an aerodynamic plane shape will cut it’s fuel consumption by 20 percent and more! The plane is already after the inaugural flight being tested by researchers. The flight …

NEWS • Vessels

Edda Wind ordering Hydrogen vessels

Edda Wind, the offshore wind segment of the Østensjø Group signed the contract with MHI Vestas and Ocean Breeze Energy for offshore wind vessels ready for installation of hydrogen technology! The new hydrogen ready ships will be used maily by the wind turbine technicians working at the offshore wind turbines in the BARD area. Their …

VEHICLES • NEWS

Nikola teamed up with General Motors!

Nikola Motor Company, the young, popular hydrogen vehicles company based in Phoenix, Arizona, has teamed up with General Motors! Their Nikola Badger Hydrogen Pickup will be built and developed by General Motors now. As part of this huge strategic partnership, General Motors will receive the 11 % of ownership of Nikola, wchich will remain an …

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Mobile Hydrogen Refuelling Station!

WyRefueler is the 350-bar hydrogen refuelling station for trucks, buses, trains and other vehicles. A mobile, plug and play, 24 hours remote control solution provided by the German company Wystrach. The Wystrach Company specializes in high-pressure storage systems and hydrogen technology solutions, operating mainly in Germany, and they just presented a brand new mobile hydrogen …

NEWS • VEHICLES

Australian H2X Hydrogen Cars Factory Confirmed!

During the Illawarra Innovative Industry Network event held few days ago at the Novotel Northbeach, The first H2X Australia car manufacturing factory was confirmed to be open in Port Kembla, Australia! Peter Zienau, H2X Australia chief powertrain and production officer revealed that the company has already held meetings with organizations such as the University of …

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The LUNAR CRUISER is the name!

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Toyota announced the NAME of hydrogen lunar rover their are being developing since summer of 2019. Let’s meet THE LUNAR CRUISER! The name familiar to Toyota’s Land Cruiser SUV was chosen because of the familiar feeling it offers the people involved in the development and manufacture of the …

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Hydrogen Gritters in Glasgow!

ULEMCo, the British company pioneering the adaption of hydrogen fuel in the UK, will provide the largest single deployment of hydrogen vehicles in the country. Thanks to Scottish Government they will help to transfor the Glasgow City Council existing fleet into a hydrogen powered one. ULEMCo will deliver 20 gritters, multi-purpose vehicles ready for use …

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Hydrogen News Zone

Dear Hydrogen Fans! We are launching our Hydrogen News Section! As the Meet Hydrogen community is growing really fast and the amount of hydrogen economy new projects is just overwhelming, we’ve decided that from now on, we will provide you with the latest hydrogen news, amazing projects, detailed reports and much more! Step by step …

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