EU Legal Renewable Hydrogen Definition Finalized

After much delay the European Commission has finalized a legal definition of renewable hydrogen. The legal definition was due by the end of 2021, the EC however only published a draft for consultation in May last year. The final definition is more lenient than the initial drafts and removes additionality requirements for electrolyzers connected to grids that are largely decarbonized through nuclear power. Operators would still require power purchase agreements (PPAs) for renewable electricity in these grids. Hydrogen accounts for less … Continue reading “EU Legal Renewable Hydrogen Definition Finalized”

Northern Xplorer to Build World’s First Zero Emission Hydrogen Powered Cruise Ship

Norwegian cruise venture Northern Xplorer (NX) and Portuguese shipbuilder West Sea have signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) for the construction of the world’s first zero-emission cruise ship. The vessel’s design features ABB’s fully electric propulsion system, including battery and hydrogen fuel cell technology that will enable to it to sail emissions-free in the Norwegian fjords and further afield. West Sea sims to build the 250-passenger vessel at its facility in Viana do Costello north of Porto for expected delivery … Continue reading “Northern Xplorer to Build World’s First Zero Emission Hydrogen Powered Cruise Ship”

Russian Arms Manufacturer Almaz-Antey New Hydrogen Fuel Cell Cars

The Russian government-backed arms manufacturer Almaz-Antey has announced that it is working on a new hydrogen fuel cell passenger car,known as E-NEVA. The hybrid car will be for civilian use. Hydrogen provides more mileage and lower CO2 emissions than electric cars