Shoreham Port, the commercial seaport west of Brighton on the south coast of the UK, has announced a partnership with a local startup to build a 20 megawatt electrolysis plant next to the port’s locks.
The hydrogen is certified as completely environmentally friendly as it is generated from a combination of renewable energy sources on site in the port and green energy from the grid. The facility would produce fuel cell quality hydrogen for fuel cell powered buses and trucks as well as ships and the in-house cranes and forklifts.
The UK hydrogen supply chain is expected to grow rapidly over the next five to ten years as the demand for practical zero-emission and low-carbon diesel alternatives increases. A recent report by the energy market analysis Aurora Energy Research predicts that hydrogen demand could rise from 330 terawatt hours today to 2,500 terawatt hours by 2050.
Developer H2evolution says the facility will not only meet market needs for hydrogen consumers, it will also provide a demand-side response for wind and solar systems, absorbing power when there is too much and reducing the need for cuts.
“This is an excellent site for the creation of a game-changing green hydrogen facility. We will be producing entirely green, zero carbon fuel to decarbonize the equivalent of 300 buses; enough for towns and cities like Brighton & Hove and Worthing, which will prevent the emission of over 100 tonnes of CO2 per day,” said Stephen David, chairman at H2evolution.
Britain’s government plans to launch the world’s first sovereign green bonds for retail investors as part of its push to create a net-zero-carbon economy by 2050.
Masdar, parent company Mubadala Investment Company, and DTEK, one of Ukraine’s largest private power producers, have signed a strategic agreement to explore potential clean energy investments in Ukraine.
International Solar Alliance (ISA) has announced the appointment of Dr. Ajay Mathur, present Director General of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), as its new Director-General ensuing his election at the first special assembly, held virtually.
The United States officially rejoined the landmark international accord to limit global warming known as the Paris Agreement on Friday.
New Delhi: The Centre today launched the Go Electric campaign to boost the adoption of electric mobility vehicles and electric cooking appliances to ensure energy security in the country.