Hydrogen Europe updates 2021

Hydrogen Europe updates 2021

Events

26 April – Online
Financial Time’s Hydrogen Summit

The inaugural FT Hydrogen Summit will feature top executives, policymakers and investors, addressing the opportunities and challenges in harnessing the full power of hydrogen – the most abundant element in the universe. More information
Hydrogen Europe is a partner of the event. if you are a member and would like to access the discount ticket, please get in touch at communications@hydrogeneurope.eu.

21-23 April – Online
Intensive Course Hydrogen

In this course, co-organised by Hydrogen Europe and EDI, you will get a complete overview of the hydrogen value chain and learn all about the latest developments.
Hydrogen Europe members receive a 30% discount, please get in touch at communications@hydrogeneurope.eu should you be interested.

17-18 November – Paris
Zero Emission Bus Conference 2021

We are happy to announce *NEW DATES* for the next European Zero Emission Bus conference! The event will take place on 17-18 November 2021 in Paris, France.

30 November – 2 December – Milan
Enlit Europe

Enlit is the new unifying brand for Clarion Energy’s worldwide series of Utility Week and POWERGEN events. A 365 days a year guiding light for the sector that brings clarity to the global energy transformation and defines the roles of all of those involved. Find out more here about Enlit Europe and join us at the Hydrogen Europe Zone. Please contact
communications@hydrogeneurope.eu for more information to join the pavilion.

What the papers say

16 March – Reuters
Germany, Canada agree to explore green hydrogen development

Germany and Canada agreed to explore the joint development of green hydrogen from Canadian hydroelectric power for export to Germany.

12 March – CNBC
German steel powerhouse turns to ‘green’ hydrogen produced using huge wind turbines

A major green hydrogen facility in Germany has started operations, with those behind the project hoping it will help to decarbonize the energy-intensive steel industry in the years ahead.

11 March – Reuters
Shipping groups press EU to advance marine ‘fuels of future’

Shipping and trade groups are calling on the European Union to advance the development of ammonia and green hydrogen as the best marine fuel options to enable the industry to accelerate decarbonisation.

8 March – Financial Times
The race to scale up green hydrogen

Long heralded as an alternative to fossil fuels, can the gas really help solve the world’s dirtiest energy problems?

H2 in the EU

30 March –H2 View
Germany opens its 92nd hydrogen refuelling station

Germany’s 92nd hydrogen refuelling station is open for business, moving the country closer to its goal of having 100 stations by the middle of 2021.This latest station has been opened today (30th March) by Total, Air Liquide, Linde and H2 Mobility Deutschland, and is located in Saarbrücken.

30 March –H2 View
Hydrogen Europe joins European Net Zero Alliance

ENZA is a coalition of 17 European associations listed below, representing a myriad of economic sectors – from industry to buildings, mobility, forestry and agriculture – and different energy vectors – namely liquid and gaseous fuels, heat, and power. The members of these organisations are committed to climate neutrality following the “we can – we want – we will” approach.

26 March –H2 View
$1.5bn plans unveiled to integrate hydrogen into the northwest German coastline

Several of North Germany’s largest industrial companies have partnered together in a $1.5bn project which aims to integrate hydrogen into the northwest German coastline

8 March –H2 View
Women in Hydrogen: Sabrine Skiker

Sabrine wants to encourage women to remain strong and work together with men to bridge the gap. H2 View caught up with her to find out more as part of our exclusive Women in Hydrogen series.

4 March – Hydrogen Europe
Hydrogen Europe and T&E sign joint support letter for green hydrogen and ammonia for shipping

Hydrogen Europe and T&E sent a joint letter to Executive Vice-President Timmermans, Commissioner Valean, Commissioner Simson, and Commissioner Breton to express their support for the goals of the European Green Deal for shipping, notably the objectives to deploy sustainable alternative marine fuels/energy via a dedicated FuelEU Maritime initiative.

4 March – Gasunie
The Hydrogen Coalition presents a pact for the new coalition agreement

The Hydrogen Coalition, consisting of 39 organizations, offers the future cabinet a widely supported pact for the development of a Dutch hydrogen chain. Read the article.

Global update on FCH

23 March – Environment Journal
Hydrogen – Conquering the transportation market

If the news of financial commitments to climate goals and decarbonisation technologies is anything to go by, hydrogen will be one of the buzzwords of this decade.

26 March – H2 View
Tokyo Olympic Torch to be powered by hydrogen

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic torch, which began its 121-day relay from Naraha, Fukushima, is being powered by hydrogen in selected legs of the relay meaning there will be no carbon emissions from the torch itself.

Members’ Successes

1 April – Alstom Press Release
Alstom enhances its expertise in hydrogen with the acquisition of Helion Hydrogen Power

Alstom is pursuing its strategy of sustainable development and innovation with the acquisition of Helion Hydrogen Power. This company is specialised in high power fuel cells, thus complementing Alstom’s expertise in hydrogen technology.

3 March – H2 View
Plug Power and Universal Hydrogen strengthen partnership for hydrogen-fuelled aviation

Plug Power and Universal Hydrogen have strengthened their industry relationship as part of an effort to make green hydrogen cost-competitive with jet fuel by 2025.

1 March – Daimler
Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group complete creation of fuel-cell joint venture: cellcentric

A key goal of Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group is to start with customer tests of trucks with fuel-cells in about three years and to commence series production during the second half of this decade.



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