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Tunisia secures debut green projects
7 June 2024
An EU-backed plan to pipe clean energy from the North African country is starting to attract international investors in green hydrogen production projects
Japan and Europe join hands to develop global hydrogen market
6 June 2024
Regions’ respective trade bodies sign memorandum of understanding to bolster deployment of and trade in hydrogen, underscoring the growing international cooperation in the sector
EU’s 2040 emission targets raise questions over hydrogen goals
8 May 2024
Commission modelling of emission reduction pathway implies undershoot of current hydrogen production and imports targets, according to speakers at a recent Hydrogen Europe event
EU set to miss 2030 electrolyser target by 76%
1 May 2024
High costs and uncertainty over offtake agreements are delaying project investment decisions, according to Aurora Energy Research
Southern and Nordic projects triumph in EU green auctions
1 May 2024
Low clearing prices in first European Hydrogen Bank auction reflect fierce competition for green hydrogen subsidies and buyers’ willingness to pay premium
EU aims to approve green hydrogen certifiers in Q2
16 April 2024
European Commission to provide list of approved certifiers in a move that is expected to help unlock investment in the sector
Letter on hydrogen: Storage matters
6 March 2024
Europe must accelerate the development of large-scale hydrogen storage to ensure reliable supplies as demand for the energy vector grows
EU plans second green hydrogen auction by year-end
21 February 2024
European Commission encouraged by high demand for production subsidies offered through first pilot of European Hydrogen Bank auction
Western Europe has strong lead in global hydrogen projects
9 February 2024
The region has a far higher market share than any other and is continuing to invest heavily in hydrogen capacity and infrastructure
Mitsubishi eyes ammonia power growth in Europe
29 January 2024
Turbine manufacturer lines up more ammonia conversions at European gas-fired power plants
Outlook 2024: EU hydrogen and sustainable fuel policies
16 January 2024
Shaping the framework of a key market
EU bets on Africa as hydrogen powerhouse
9 January 2024
Renewables-rich continent has vast potential as supplier to the EU and other regions, but project developers face multiple challenges
Bidding opens for EU hydrogen bank subsidies
24 November 2023
Projects can now bid for the first tranche of funding from the EHB
EU backs Brazilian green gigaproject
21 November 2023
Talks also underway with Kazakhstan, Australia and Oman as the EU widens its search for diverse and reliable supplies of low-carbon hydrogen
China lauds Europe hydrogen policy
31 October 2023
Europe is leading the way on R&D level and development of policy framework for low-carbon hydrogen, says official of China’s State Grid Energy Research Institute
ITM Power joins EU manufacturers in eyeing US market
17 October 2023
UK-based PEM electrolyser manufacturer will start to bid for US projects following the introduction of incentives under the IRA
Industry welcomes EU Hydrogen Bank rules
5 September 2023
Extension of completion period, raised ceiling price and reduction in required grant collateral will make applications easier, says Hydrogen Europe
Industry split over hydrogen refuelling targets
27 July 2023
Modelling differs on whether infrastructure will be adequate to decarbonise trucking sector
European electrolyser prices ‘far above’ China’s – ETC
30 June 2023
Prices in China fall as manufacturing grows rapidly while constrained growth in Europe keeps prices at much higher levels, thinktank says
Mideast–Europe H2 pipeline seen as feasible
28 June 2023
Gulf exporters could potentially supply Europe by pipeline at delivered cost of €2.7/kg, consultants Rina and Afry say in new analysis
EU nations reach deal on renewables target
21 June 2023
Agreement comes after the European Commission allows nuclear power to contribute to-wards target
EU leans on Germany in push for hydrogen imports
1 June 2023
German government grants all member states access to auction platform and agrees to joint procurement with EU
Permitting and regulation still a challenge for EU hydrogen
12 May 2023
Complex regulatory environment slowing development of projects, industry players tell conference
Europe to lose two-thirds of storage capacity in hydrogen conversion
10 May 2023
Hydrogen’s lower energy content per cubic metre compared with natural gas will have major implications for the European energy system, RAG CEO tells Hydrogen Economist
EU sets 70pc SAF target by 2050
26 April 2023
Deal includes subtargets for synthetic fuels
Europe must ‘change gear’ on hydrogen support – Hy24
21 April 2023
Investment fund calls for coordinated efforts by EU member states to build out refuelling networks and accelerate uptake of hydrogen in heavy-duty transport
EU hydrogen policy mired in complexity
19 April 2023
The EU’s policy regime is designed to stimulate both the supply of and demand for hydrogen, but may end up discouraging the corporate appetite for the risk needed to get to FID
EU considers funding for Ukraine hydrogen valleys
11 April 2023
Proposed production hubs could generate up to 220,000t/yr of hydrogen starting from 2027. But ongoing war and attacks on energy infrastructure may be a barrier to development
EU proposes €4/kg subsidy cap for green hydrogen auction
4 April 2023
Bidding developers must have pre-contractual arrangements in place with offtaker, equipment manufacturer and lender, as well as a ten-year renewable PPA, European Commission says in consultation
EU agrees transport and industrial use target for hydrogen
30 March 2023
Provisional deal on Renewable Energy Directive mandates 42pc of hydrogen for industrial use to be green and 1pc of renewable fuels for transport to be RFNBOs
European Council adopts hydrogen infrastructure position
30 March 2023
Proposed hydrogen and gas markets package includes creation of new body for hydrogen network operators
EU mandates hydrogen refuelling stations by end-2030
28 March 2023
Member states are required to prepare deployment plans by 2027 to support hydrogen-powered road mobility
Certifhy seeks EU approval for certification scheme
24 March 2023
If approved, certificates will be a tool for producers to prove hydrogen and its derivatives were produced in compliance with EU criteria
European electrolyser manufacturers in US gold rush
21 March 2023
Hydrogenpro and Nel have announced major investments into US manufacturing capacity, although Europe offers firm orders and revamped support
EU sets out hydrogen support strategy
17 March 2023
The European Commission has released further details of its upcoming pilot auction, as well as unveiling new proposals to localise and diversify hydrogen supply chains
EU green hydrogen rules an equivalency headache for exporters
22 February 2023
The bloc’s delegated acts provide more investor certainty for projects within or planning to export to the bloc, but questions remain over how the criteria will be applied across varying energy markets
EU rules still limit green hydrogen growth
15 February 2023
Long-delayed delegated acts have been welcomed by the industry, but strict criteria may require governments to help close price gap
EU sets out final draft of renewable hydrogen rules
13 February 2023
European Commission softens criteria for grid-derived hydrogen and extends deadline for hourly matching to renewables to kick in from 2030
EU evaluates hydrogen auction options
10 February 2023
A number of different options for design are being evaluated by the Commission following the closure of its consultation
EIB backs Indian green hydrogen
9 February 2023
The EU’s lending arm plans to increase support for hubs and projects across India with indicative funding of €1bn
Hydrogen key to long-duration storage – Entsoe
7 February 2023
European power grid operators are exploring hydrogen as a potential route for seasonal energy storage
EU to hold €800mn hydrogen auction
2 February 2023
The bloc will award projects with a fixed premium per kilogram of renewable hydrogen produced
EU policy delay a greater risk than US competition – HH2E
1 February 2023
Wait for publication of Red II and its definition of what can be classed as ‘green’ hydrogen is the biggest hurdle for European projects, German developer tells Hydrogen Economist
European industry upbeat on Inflation Reduction Act
31 January 2023
Companies on the continent have taken a leading position along the value chain for potential US projects, while the EU readies a ramp-up in policy support
North Sea green hydrogen pipeline project progresses
25 January 2023
Developers Fluxys and Gascade apply for EU PCI status for Aquaductus pipeline
EU ups hydrogen spend
20 January 2023
The bloc has awarded funding to hydrogen projects and opened a call for proposals for €195mn in grants
John Cockerill eyes regional manufacturing bases
18 January 2023
Firm is looking to manufacture electrolysers in the EU, the Middle East, Morocco, China and North America
Masdar targets European market via Amsterdam
13 January 2023
UAE renewables developer and Dutch firms agree to explore options to supply liquid hydrogen and LOHC through key European port
EU and Japan lead on hydrogen patents
12 January 2023
The US has lost ground in number of hydrogen patents published over the past decade
EU must not dilute hydrogen network deployment
14 December 2022
Targets on deployment as set by the European Parliament are vital to the rollout of hydrogen trucks, industry bodies say
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