Hydrogen

Hydrogen-Natural Gas Plant Tracking to Bloom in Utah Desert

Hydrogen-Natural Gas Plant Tracking to Bloom in Utah Desert

A project to transform a public sector coal-fired power plant in Delta, UT, into a combination hydrogen-natural gas generation facility that would move power to Los Angeles is being heralded as a breakthrough. Utah’s Intermountain Power Agency (IPA), which serves 21 municipal power utilities, contracted Mitsubishi-Hitachi Power Systems to build a gas turbine system to…

October 5, 2020
Hydrogen-Natural Gas Plant Tracking to Bloom in Utah Desert

Hydrogen-Natural Gas Plant Tracking to Bloom in Utah Desert

A project to transform a public sector coal-fired power plant in Delta, UT, into a combination hydrogen-natural gas generation facility that would move power to Los Angeles is being heralded as a breakthrough. Utah’s Intermountain Power Agency (IPA), which serves 21 municipal power utilities, contracted Mitsubishi-Hitachi Power Systems to build a gas turbine system to…

October 3, 2020
Mitsubishi Power Charging Ahead with Carbon-Free Green Hydrogen Generation

Mitsubishi Power Charging Ahead with Carbon-Free Green Hydrogen Generation

Lake, FL-based Mitsubishi Power Americas Inc. has launched the world’s first standard packages for green hydrogen integration, another step toward its long-term strategy of  emissions-free generation.   The hydrogen storage integrator model allows other energy storage technologies to integrate, including including with natural gas turbines and renewable energy. “We previously announced two green hydrogen projects in…

September 9, 2020
California Lawmakers Urge More Funds for Hydrogen Fueling

California Lawmakers Urge More Funds for Hydrogen Fueling

A bipartisan group of California legislators are urging the state direct more funding to build hydrogen fueling stations. The legislators want the California Energy Commission (CEC) to allocate $20 million to build a network of hydrogen fueling outlets under the state’s Clean Transportation Plan. State Rep. Jim Frazier, chair of the Assembly Transportation Committee and…

August 26, 2020
European Commission Calls for Increased Hydrogen Use, Creating More Competition for NatGas

European Commission Calls for Increased Hydrogen Use, Creating More Competition for NatGas

In another sign of the surging global interest in using hydrogen to reduce carbon emissions, the European Commission (EC) recently published what it called a “roadmap” for the European Union (EU) to install at least 6 GW of renewable hydrogen electrolyser capacity by 2024 and 40 GW by 2030. European hydrogen electrolyser capacity currently totals…

August 12, 2020
IGU Sees Quick LNG Demand Recovery Post-Pandemic, but Imports Down 4% in 2020

IGU Sees Quick LNG Demand Recovery Post-Pandemic, but Imports Down 4% in 2020

Global natural gas use is poised to decline this year as Covid-19 has cut into demand, but a quick recovery could be likely, driven by favorable economics, increasing access to the fuel and longer-term emissions reduction targets, according to the International Gas Union (IGU).  According to IGU’s latest Global Gas Report, developed with Bloomberg New…

August 10, 2020
Sempra Still Bullish on Natural Gas, Including Exports, Eyeing Hydrogen for Future Prospects

Sempra Still Bullish on Natural Gas, Including Exports, Eyeing Hydrogen for Future Prospects

With phase one of the Cameron, LA, liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project now complete, top executives at San Diego-based Sempra Energy on Tuesday talked bullishly about natural gas, as well as the future prospects for hydrogen. CEO Jeff Martin said during a quarterly conference call the Cameron export facility was “substantially completed,” with commercial…

August 6, 2020
Hydrogen Bidding to Gain Hold in Power Sector, with Natural Gas as Enabler

Hydrogen Bidding to Gain Hold in Power Sector, with Natural Gas as Enabler

In a post-coal, carbon-neutral world, hydrogen and renewable energy resources can lead the way in the transition from fossil fuels, a panel of experts said recently in a webinar hosted by the California Hydrogen Business Council. Supporting the vision of a “fiscally sustainable” future for hydrogen, executives during the webinar offered insights from the perspective…

July 27, 2020
DOE Looking to Boost Hydrogen Production for Natural Gas Processes and Beyond

DOE Looking to Boost Hydrogen Production for Natural Gas Processes and Beyond

The Department of Energy (DOE) is looking for proposals to support a vision for large-scale and affordable hydrogen projects to increase production, storage, distribution and utilization across multiple sectors. Hydrogen today primarily is used for oil refining and ammonia industries. However, it is emerging as an application for fuel cell vehicles, metals refining and synthetic…

July 7, 2020
Alternative Transportation Fuel Sector Stays Revved Up

Alternative Transportation Fuel Sector Stays Revved Up

One part of the U.S. economy that hasn’t been stopped by the pandemic is trucking of goods, and that goes for the alternative transportation fuel that powers many of the fleets.

April 14, 2020