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Air Liquide inaugurates world’s largest PEM electrolyzer in Canada

Air Liquide has completed the construction of the world's largest PEM electrolyzer. Supplied with renewable energy, this unit is now producing up to 8.2 metric t/d of low-carbon hydrogen in Bécancour, Québec.

Kawasaki aims to replicate LNG supply chain with H2

Japan’s Kawasaki Heavy Industries is aiming to replicate its success as a major LNG tanker producer with hydrogen, a key element that may help decarbonize industries and aid the global energy transition.

Red Bull, ORECA to supply chassis for Le Mans H2 class

The Automobile Club de l’Ouest announced Red Bull Advanced Technologies (RBAT) and ORECA will collaborate on the chassis concept that will lay the groundwork for all prototypes in the future Hydrogen class at the 2024 24 Hours of Le Mans.

MHIET, AIST conduct combustion test for H2 engine

The company completed the project with Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) in efforts to make 1 MW-class hydrogen engines available for the introduction of hydrogen economy in the 2030s.

Nel launches modular PEM electrolyzer line

Nel Hydrogen Electrolyser announced it has launched MC250 and MC500 containerized Proton PEM electrolyzers.

GEV, Pacific Hydro to collaborate on marine transport of Ord H2 in Australia

GEV and Pacific Hydro Australia Developments Pty Ltd have agreed to explore opportunities regarding the production, storage, loading, ground and marine transportation of green hydrogen produced by Pacific Hydro’s Ord Hydrogen Project.

Kawasaki completes Kobe LH2 terminal in Japan

Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd. announced its completion of Kobe LH2 Terminal (Hy touch Kobe), the world's first liquefied hydrogen receiving terminal.

Shell, Mitsubishi plan H2 from wind/solar for Green Energy Hub in Germany

The companies Shell, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), Vattenfall and municipal company Wärme Hamburg are planning how they can jointly produce hydrogen from wind and solar power at the Hamburg-Moorburg power plant site and utilize it in its vicinity.

Westport Fuel, Scania to partner on H2 research project

Westport Fuel Systems Inc. announced it will begin a research project with Scania to apply its HPDI 2.0TM fuel system with hydrogen to the latest Scania commercial vehicle engine. Preliminary test results are expected in the second half of 2021.

Phillips 66 to advance reversible SOFC technology

Phillips 66 announced it has received a $3 MM grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to advance the development of high-performance reversible solid oxide fuel cells.

Ekona Power gets $3-MM infusion to develop its blue H2 technology

Ekona Power Inc. has entered into a convertible debenture with BDC Capital that will help the company develop its novel technology for low-cost blue H2 production.

BioSolar eyes cost-reducing tech improvements to electrolyzers

BioSolar Inc. announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary NewHydrogen Inc. is exploring additional major cost reduction opportunities in hydrogen electrolyzers beyond the scope of its current sponsored research project at the University of California Los Angeles.

PE launches Transition Economist and Hydrogen Economist services

The PE Media Network, publisher of Petroleum Economist, the leading global information service for the full hydrocarbon value chain, is delighted to announce that it is bringing the same analytical depth and rigorous editorial standards to two rapidly-evolving sectors, the energy transition and the emerging hydrogen economy.

Air Liquide dives into renewable H2 production

Air Liquide announced it has a 40% stake acquisition in the capital of the French company H2V Normandy, which aims to build a large-scale electrolyzer complex of up to 200 MW for the production of renewable and low-carbon hydrogen in France.

Thyssenkrup considers blue hydrogen storage for CO2 reductions

thyssenkrupp , Equinor and OGE to evaluate the possibility to supply thyssenkrupp Steel’s Duisburg site with blue hydrogen to allow for significant CO2 reductions via a nearly climate-neutral steel production.

Johnson Matthey expands capacity for H2 production

Johnson Matthey has taken the next major step in its plans to commercialize technologies to enable production of zero carbon green hydrogen, announcing new manufacturing capacity for the production of catalyst coated membranes.