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Rheinmetall Secures €7.7 Million Funding for Hydrogen and Electrification Innovations

(IN BRIEF) Technology group Rheinmetall has secured substantial subsidies totaling around €7.7 million from the German federal government and the state of North Rhine-Westphalia for the development of innovative hydrogen and electrification solutions. These projects, in collaboration with industry and … Read the full press release

Collaboration for Carbon Neutrality: Swedish Companies Initiate Hydrogen and Biofuel Value Chain

(IN BRIEF) Boliden, Nevel, Skellefteå Kraft, and Sveaskog have entered a letter of intent to conduct a feasibility study for establishing a hydrogen and biofuel value chain in Västerbotten, Sweden, with the aim of reducing CO2 emissions, particularly at the … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies Expands Renewable Portfolio with Over 600 B2B Clients Globally

(IN BRIEF) TotalEnergies has secured over 1.5 GW of renewable Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) with 600+ industrial and commercial clients globally. With 1.1 GW already operational, generating 1.5 TWh annually, an additional 400 MW will be commissioned by year-end. These … Read the full press release

Atlas Copco Group Expands Sustainability Portfolio with Acquisition of Houston-based Zahroof Valves Inc.

(IN BRIEF) Atlas Copco Group has acquired Zahroof Valves Inc., a company specializing in reciprocating compression valve technology based in Houston, Texas. Zahroof Valves’ innovative technology is renowned for reducing emissions and enhancing energy efficiency in the oil and gas … Read the full press release

Naturgy Demonstrates Resilience with 20% Increase in Net Profit for 2023

(IN BRIEF) Naturgy, a prominent energy group, announced strong financial results for 2023 despite challenging market conditions. Their EBITDA increased by 11%, reaching 5,475 million euros, with a 20% rise in net profit to 1,986 million euros. The company heavily … Read the full press release

UK Energy Transition Outlook 2024: DNV Highlights Need for Policy Clarity

(IN BRIEF) DNV, a leading independent energy expert, released its 2024 UK Energy Transition Outlook (ETO) report, highlighting the urgent need for the UK Government to prioritize long-term policy clarity and consistency to drive the transition away from fossil fuels. … Read the full press release

thyssenkrupp Steel Launches Tender for Hydrogen Supply in Decarbonization Drive

(IN BRIEF) thyssenkrupp Steel has initiated a call for tenders to supply hydrogen to its first direct reduction plant as part of the tkH2Steel decarbonization project. The project aims to transition to 100% hydrogen operation by 2029, with hydrogen use … Read the full press release

Bosch Showcases Electrification, Hydrogen, and Sustainability Innovations at CES 2024

(IN BRIEF) Bosch is at CES 2024, presenting its commitment to driving electrification and sustainable energy use, with a focus on hydrogen as a key solution. The company highlights innovations such as automated valet charging for electric vehicles, the use … Read the full press release

Hamburg Airport Joins International “Hydrogen Hub at Airport” Network to Advance Hydrogen Infrastructure in Aviation

(IN BRIEF) Hamburg Airport has become the first German member and the 12th overall member of the international “Hydrogen Hub at Airport” network. This network aims to promote the expansion of hydrogen infrastructure in aviation and includes members from airports, … Read the full press release

Neste Collaborates with Altens and Bolloré Energy to Introduce Renewable Diesel in France

(IN BRIEF) Neste is teaming up with French fuel distributors Altens and Bolloré Energy to introduce Neste MY Renewable Diesel™ to the French market starting in January 2024. This collaboration aims to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the transportation … Read the full press release

Portugal’s Floene Enhances Cybersecurity in Energy Distribution Through ENCS Membership

(IN BRIEF) The European Network for Cyber Security (ENCS) welcomes Floene as its newest member, focused on enhancing cyber defenses in Europe’s energy sector. Floene manages Portugal’s largest gas distribution network and boasts modern infrastructure for renewable gas distribution, including … Read the full press release

Low-Carbon Hydrogen Focus: RWE and Equinor’s Innovative Value Chain

(IN BRIEF) RWE and Equinor have entered into a new supply contract for 10 to 15 terawatt hours (TWh) of natural gas annually, spanning until 2028. This collaboration strengthens their longstanding partnership and aims to enhance security of supply and … Read the full press release

Hydrogen Revolution: Saudi Arabia Debuts Alstom’s Eco-Friendly Passenger Train in Riyadh

(IN BRIEF) In a groundbreaking initiative, Saudi Arabia Railways (SAR) and global mobility leader Alstom are set to operate and demonstrate the world’s first passenger hydrogen-powered train, the Coradia iLint, in Riyadh during October. This pioneering event marks the introduction … Read the full press release

NIB and Varanger Kraft Collaborate on Green Energy Upgrade and Hydrogen Production in Norway

(IN BRIEF) The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has entered into a seven-year loan agreement with Norwegian utility company Varanger Kraft to support the upgrade of their hydrogen facility and the improvement of the electricity distribution network in Norway’s Varanger region. … Read the full press release

TÜV Rheinland Hong Kong Highlights Sustainability Solutions at ReThink HK 2023

(IN BRIEF) TÜV Rheinland Hong Kong, a prominent testing, inspection, and certification service provider, sponsored and participated in ReThink HK 2023, a premier event for sustainable business development. During the event, the company showcased its green and sustainability solutions across … Read the full press release

Airbus Innovators Shortlisted for German Future Prize with CO2 Capture Breakthrough

(IN BRIEF) A team of engineers and a developer from Airbus has been shortlisted as one of the top three finalists for the prestigious German Future Prize 2023. Their nomination is in recognition of their innovative work in developing Direct … Read the full press release

Eni Sustainable Mobility Redefines Transport with Enilive Brand Launch

(IN BRIEF) Eni Sustainable Mobility introduces the Enilive brand, marking a significant leap in eco-conscious transportation. Enilive focuses on bio-refining, biomethane production, and smart mobility solutions like the Enjoy car sharing service. With over 5,000 Enilive Stations in Europe, the … Read the full press release

ČEPS and RWE Finalize Sale of RWE Gas Storage CZ

(IN BRIEF) State-owned electric power transmission operator ČEPS has finalized the sale of its subsidiary, RWE Gas Storage CZ, to RWE, a German energy company. The Czech Republic’s government approved the purchase, and the contract was signed recently. RWE Gas … Read the full press release

Wood to Provide Specialized Services for Shell’s Energy Transition Projects

(IN BRIEF) Global consulting and engineering company, Wood, has been awarded a multi-year enterprise framework agreement (EFA) to continue providing specialized services to Shell’s worldwide projects. Wood’s expertise in consulting, engineering, procurement, and project management will support Shell’s greenfield and … Read the full press release

Germany’s Vice-Chancellor Robert Habeck Commits €2 Billion to thyssenkrupp’s Green Steel Project tkH2Steel

(IN BRIEF) Robert Habeck, Germany’s Vice-Chancellor and Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, pledges around two billion euros in funding to thyssenkrupp Steel’s “tkH2Steel” decarbonization project. The joint effort with the state government of North Rhine-Westphalia aims to revolutionize … Read the full press release

AFRY Management Consulting Recognized as Top Consultancy for Green Hydrogen by Reuters

(IN BRIEF) AFRY Management Consulting has been ranked among the top three consultancies for green and low-carbon hydrogen by Reuters in their report on the top 100 innovators in hydrogen for 2023. AFRY’s expertise in the hydrogen value chain, ranging … Read the full press release

Bosch Commences Volume Production of Fuel-Cell Power Module, Investing €2.5 Billion in Hydrogen Technology

(IN BRIEF) Bosch has announced the start of volume production of its fuel-cell power module, marking its entry into the hydrogen age of mobility. The module will be used in Nikola Corporation’s Class 8 hydrogen fuel cell electric trucks, scheduled … Read the full press release

Green Team Twente Unveils Hydrogen Race Car to Showcase the Power of Hydrogen

(IN BRIEF) Green Team Twente, a multidisciplinary student team, has unveiled their new hydrogen race car, Apollo GDO, during a car reveal event. The team aims to create a greener future by showcasing the power and speed of hydrogen and … Read the full press release

thyssenkrupp Lists Hydrogen Business on Frankfurt Stock Exchange, Raises €526 Million in Successful IPO

(IN BRIEF) thyssenkrupp has successfully listed its hydrogen business, thyssenkrupp nucera, on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. As one of the world’s leading suppliers of electrolysis plants for green hydrogen production, thyssenkrupp nucera raised approximately €526 million through the IPO. The … Read the full press release

RINA and Eni Collaborate on Green Maritime Initiatives for Energy Transition

(IN BRIEF) RINA and Eni have signed an agreement to collaborate on initiatives aimed at the energy transition and decarbonization of their operations, with a focus on maritime transport. The partnership will explore the use of HVO biofuel produced by … Read the full press release

Sweco to Lead Preliminary Research on Hydrogen Routes for Fluxys Belgium’s Pipeline Network

(IN BRIEF) Infrastructure company Fluxys Belgium has partnered with Sweco to prepare its pipeline network for the transportation of hydrogen and CO2. Sweco has been assigned to conduct a feasibility study and preliminary research for multiple hydrogen routes in Ghent … Read the full press release

DNV Reinforces Global Position on Materials Testing for Hydrogen with Singapore Lab Expansion

(IN BRIEF) Energy expert and assurance provider DNV has expanded its Singapore laboratory with new testing equipment to evaluate the safety of hydrogen transport and storage facilities. The lab includes a hydrogen-ready integrated solution for fatigue crack growth rate (FCGR) … Read the full press release

Il progetto australiano Rosedale Green Hydrogen assicura l’investimento MYTILINEOS per alimentare i camion a lungo raggio

(NOTIZIA IN BREVE) MYTILINEOS Energia e amp; Metals ha acquisito una partecipazione del 15% nel progetto Rosedale Green Hydrogen di CLARA Energy in Australia. Il progetto costruirà un impianto di generazione di idrogeno alimentato esclusivamente dalla produzione solare per fornire … Read the full press release

Australian Rosedale Green Hydrogen Project Secures MYTILINEOS Investment to Power Long Haul Trucks

(IN BRIEF) MYTILINEOS Energy & Metals has acquired a 15% equity stake in CLARA Energy’s Rosedale Green Hydrogen project in Australia. The project will build a hydrogen generation facility powered exclusively by solar production to supply long haul trucks along … Read the full press release

DNV’s new Technology Centre in Groningen to focus on low-carbon technology research

(IN BRIEF) DNV, a global independent energy expert and assurance provider, has opened a new Technology Centre on Groningen’s Zernike campus. The new sustainable facility will provide the latest testing equipment to support DNV’s research into the decarbonisation of energy … Read the full press release

German Operator Rebus Regionalbus Rostock Partners with Solaris for Hydrogen-Powered Public Transport

(IN BRIEF) Rebus Regionalbus Rostock, a German public transport operator, has signed a deal with Solaris for the supply of 52 Solaris Urbino hydrogen buses, including five 18-meter articulated vehicles, by the end of 2024. The deal, Solaris’ largest contract … Read the full press release

Hydrogen Sector in Wallonia, Belgium Set to Thrive with EIB Partnership

(IN BRIEF) The Walloon Region has signed a memorandum of understanding with the European Investment Bank (EIB) to foster collaboration in the hydrogen sector. The agreement will enable Walloon projects to be eligible for EIB support, including financing, guidance, and … Read the full press release

Swiss Museum of Transport and Empa collaborate on “Experience Energy!” exhibition

(IN BRIEF) The Swiss Museum of Transport has opened a new exhibition, “Experience Energy!” at its purpose-built “House of Energy” in Lucerne. The exhibition aims to promote cross-generational dialogue on the Energy Strategy 2050 and has been created in collaboration … Read the full press release

Anglo American partners with H2 Green Steel for low-carbon steel production trials

(IN BRIEF) Anglo American has signed a memorandum of understanding with H2 Green Steel to collaborate on the advancement of low carbon steelmaking processes. Under the agreement, the two companies will study and trial the use of premium quality iron … Read the full press release

EPH-eigenes Kraftwerk Leipheim geht ans Netz, um auf Wasserstoff umzusteigen

(IN KÜRZE) Das Kraftwerk Leipheim bei Ulm in Deutschland hat mit der erstmaligen Netzanbindung nach erfolgreicher Zündung einer Gasturbine einen bedeutenden Meilenstein erreicht. Das Projekt, das von LEAG verwaltet wird und sich im Besitz von Energetický a průmyslový holding („EPH“) … Read the full press release

EPH-Owned Leipheim Power Plant Connects to Grid, Designed to Switch to Hydrogen

(IN BRIEF) The Leipheim power plant, located near Ulm in Germany, has achieved a significant milestone by connecting to the grid for the first time after the successful ignition of a gas turbine. The project, managed by LEAG and owned … Read the full press release

Germany Invests €39 Million in Hydrogen-based Chemical Research in Southeastern Bavaria

(IN BRIEF) The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has announced funding of approximately 39 million euros for the “Alliance Project H2 Living Laboratory Burghausen”, which will focus on the use of hydrogen as an energy source and … Read the full press release

Evonik expands production of gas separation membranes to meet demand for sustainable energy solutions

(IN BRIEF) Specialty chemicals company Evonik has started up a new hollow-fibre spinning plant for the production of gas separation membranes in Austria. The new production capacity will meet the high demand for SEPURAN membranes in applications such as biogas, … Read the full press release

DNV Estimates Green Hydrogen Potential of 300 TWh/a in Offshore Production

(IN BRIEF) A study commissioned by infrastructure system operators GASCADE and Fluxys and conducted by renewable energy consultant DNV has found that green hydrogen has the potential to generate up to 300 TWh/a, making offshore hydrogen production critical to meeting … Read the full press release

Die ORLEN-Gruppe eröffnet ihre erste Wasserstofftankstelle in Prag, um umweltfreundlichen Kraftstoff zu fördern

(IN KÜRZE) Die ORLEN-Gruppe hat eine neue Wasserstofftankstelle am Standort ORLEN Benzina in Prag in Betrieb genommen, die umweltfreundlichen Kraftstoff für Pkw, Lkw und Busse in der Tschechischen Republik anbieten wird. Später in diesem Jahr wird die ORLEN-Gruppe auch Wasserstofftankstellen … Read the full press release