Britain needs to develop a clear policy framework for hydrogen; Column in H2 View

Column by H2 View, featuring Chris Jackson, Chair of the UK HFCA:

Britain needs to develop a clear policy framework to support the UK Government’s target of 5GW of low-carbon hydrogen by 2030, the Westminster Energy Environment & Transport Forum’s Growing the hydrogen market in the UK virtual event on Wednesday (May 26) heard.

Chris Jackson, […]

Less talk, more action; Column in H2 View

Column by Celia Greaves, CEO of the UK HFCA. Published by H2 View:

Governments around the world are busy getting to grips with how they transition to net zero – developing strategies, mapping timelines and making commitments. Here in the UK, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) estimates spending on decarbonisation will need […]

UK HFCA member CERES collaboration with BOSCH progresses to mass production of SOFC systems, with an initial 200MW capacity in 2024.

CERES is extending its successful collaboration with BOSCH to move from prototyping to preparing for mass production of SOFC systems based on CERES’ proprietary fuel cell technology. Multiple sites in Germany are aiming to produce an initial aggregate 200MW capacity in 2024. The SOFC systems are to be used in the stationary power market, initially […]

UK HFCA members CERES and AVL sign strategic collaboration for fuel cell systems business.

CERES and AVL have signed a strategic systems collaboration to accelerate customer adoption and product development of solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) technology for numerous transportations, stationary or other applications. In so doing, Ceres and AVL gain access to one of the largest joint IP (intellectual property) portfolios of SOFC systems globally which will […]

UK HFCA Member BayoTech announces collaborative agreement with New Mexico Gas Company

UK HFCA member BayoTech and New Mexico Gas Company (NMGC) have announced a collaborative agreement to explore opportunities to develop New Mexico’s hydrogen economy and establish the state as a hydrogen hub for the US. 

NMGC has awarded BayoTech an R&D grant to support joint exploration of opportunities to expand the use of hydrogen as […]

UK HFCA welcomes latest announcements on hydrogen fuelled transport in the UK

The UK
HFCA welcomes today’s announcements on hydrogen fuelled transport developments
in the UK:

‘Britain’s first hydrogen train to
revolutionise rail with trials beginning in the Midlands’: This trial involves UK HFCA member the University of
Birmingham, working in partnership with Porterbrook.   Unlike
diesel trains, hydrogen fuelled trains emit no harmful gases, and are an
appealing alternative to further electrification.

‘£23m Hydrogen […]

Partnership between UK HFCA members BOC and ITM featured in the Guardian

UK HFCA members BOC and ITM have collaborated with Scottish Power to generate green hydrogen for buses, ferries and trains. The “pioneering, strategic partnership to develop the UK’s nascent hydrogen economy” will see energy from Scottish Power’s wind and solar farms used to run an ITM-owned electrolyser. BOC, who specialises in compressing […]

UK HFCA Member Northern Gas Networks plan £10m trial project to test hydrogen for domestic heat and industry

National Grid is partnering with UK HFCA member Northern Gas
Networks (NGN) and others to build a first of its kind offline hydrogen test
facility in the UK, to understand how hydrogen gas could be used in the future
to heat homes and deliver green energy to industry.

The £10 million facility will be built from a range of
decommissioned […]