O&M

The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and Gas Technology Institute (GTI) announced this week that they are embarking on a five-year initiative to accelerate the development and demonstration of low-carbon energy technologies. With the increase of decarbonization goals from private companies and governments, existing technology is not enough to achieve these targets. The Low-Carbon Resources...
Wind Power

The first half of 2020 was an eventful time, needless to say. China’s wind and solar power mix have witnessed steep installation drop and skyrocketed investment figures in the first half this year, amid ongoing challenges of the coronavirus outbreak and mounting tension between China and the US. The statistics of the country’s renewable power...
Hydrogen

The first edition of our “Top 5 Hydrogen News” discusses hydrogen generation projects and applications for data centers, fertilizers and cars. It features the following companies: ACWA Power, Thyssenkrupp, Air Products, Haldor Topsoe, NEOM, Microsoft, Iberdrola, Fertiberia, BMW, NextEra and Florida Power & Light. #1 ACWA Power, Thyssenkrupp, Air Products, Haldor Topsoe and NEOM to...
Hydrogen

So-called “green hydrogen” company, SunHydrogen, which aims to make renewable hydrogen using sunlight and any source of water, including seawater and wastewater, announced today that it received a commitment for the purchase of up to $2.1 million of its stock from Triton Funds LP. SunHydrogen said the investment will help accelerate the development of the...
Hydrogen

The global coalition pushing for a power generation transition to zero carbon hydrogen has added a list of big corporate names to its membership. The Hydrogen Council announced 11 new members, including Microsoft, Baker Hughes, Umiore, CMA GGM and Clariant, among others. The CEO-led organization now has more than 90 members from just 13 founding...
Hydrogen

A customer that planned to sell surplus hydrogen to the Nebraska Public Power District finds another buyer instead. Nebraska’s largest electric utility and the manufacturer that will soon be its largest private customer have agreed to abandon a potentially innovative plan to partially convert an aging fossil fuel power plant to run on hydrogen. The Nebraska Public...
Hydrogen

Oilfield services firm Baker Hughes and Italian energy infrastructure company Snam say they have successfully completed testing on a first-ever hybrid hydrogen gas turbine for natural gas transmission systems. Baker Hughes tested its NovaLT12 gas turbine at the firm’s facility in Florence, Italy. Snam plans to install it next year at one of their compressor...
Hydrogen

Global power generator Uniper will work with General Electric on a long-term goal of decarbonizing the utility’s gas-fired power plants and gas storage facilities. GE Gas Power and Uniper will explore, assess and develop technology options for the gas-fired units. Those options include a wider use of carbon-free hydrogen in GE turbines and compressors at...
Storage

The world has seen a proliferating number of pledges by numerous governments and companies to reach net zero emissions in the coming decades as part of global efforts to meet long-term sustainability goals, such as the Paris Agreement on climate change. However, there is a stark disconnect between these high-profile pledges and the current state...