From red to green: BAM and Motive Fuels secure funding boost for red diesel to hydrogen switch

Construction company BAM and Motive Fuels have been awarded more than £350,000 of funding, as part of a government scheme to help the construction industry move away from red diesel. The project – dubbed the H2Construction project – is one of 17 successful partnerships to be awarded funding through the Red Diesel Replacement competition, which … Read more

Johnson Matthey unveils plan for £80m fuel cell ‘gigafactory’, as government champions hydrogen plans

Johnson Mattthey has announced plans to build an £80m ‘gigafactory’ at its site in Hertfordshire, aimed at scaling up the manufacture of hydrogen fuel cell components in order to meet the growing demand for the zero carbon technology. The FTSE 250 chemicals and technology giant said the new facility would support its ambition to become … Read more

Meet the start-up aiming to make hydrogen fuel a reality for cargo ships

Brooklyn, New York-based Amogy has announced that it has raised $46m in funding, with top investors including South Korea’s largest oil refinery SK Innovation, Amazon via its Climate Pledge Fund, and Saudi Aramco Energy. The self-described “zero emission mobility” firm’s product seeks to eliminate GHG emissions from transportation, beginning with the maritime sector, by means … Read more

Could the factories of the future run on hydrogen fuel cells?

A cutting-edge hydrogen fuel cell-based power plant recently switched on at a Japanese manufacturing plant could provide a decarbonisation template for other industrial sites to follow At a production plant for hydrogen fuel cells in central Japan, Panasonic is on a mission to prove energy-intensive factories around the world can operate with zero emissions by … Read more

Airbus launches new hydrogen research hub for zero emission aviation technologies

Airbus has launched a new hydrogen research hub near its West Country headquarters where it will explore how the fuel can help decarbonise commercial flight. The company said it had already started work at the Zero Emission Development Center (ZEDC) on “end-to-end” fuel cell systems – technologies it said were “crucial” to the performance of … Read more

'Superfuel of the future': Government hands out £60m to cutting-edge hydrogen projects

Hydrogen produced from offshore wind, nuclear, and ammonia among initiatives to be explored across 28 projects that have today secured fresh funding The government has today announced that cutting-edge projects to harness wind power, nuclear energy, and ammonia to produce green hydrogen are among a range of UK-based initiatives to share £60m of public funding. … Read more