28 companies pledge to accelerate use of decarbonized hydrogen at COP26
World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and the Sustainable Markets Initiative (SMI) today announced on Industry Day at COP26 the pledges of 28 companies to drive growth in the demand for, and supply of, hydrogen.
Fortescue aims to launch world's first ammonia-powered ship in 2022
Australian mining billionaire Andrew Forrest has announced he's challenged his team to get the world's first ammonia-powered ship into service by 2022 , following their rapid success with hydrogen mining trucks and ammonia-powered locomotives.
Reaction Engines, STFC and IP Group join forces to develop green ammonia cracking reactor
Collaboration will design and bring to market lightweight and compact cracking reactors for green ammonia , providing power and propulsion solutions for hard-to-decarbonise sectors such as transport and power infrastructure
‘Low cost’ innovative long-duration solar-plus-storage project to begin construction in Australia
Construction is set to begin in Australia on a grid-scale power generation and long-duration energy storage project combining solar power and thermal energy storage , after the company behind the project said this morning that funding has been secured.
Is Ammonia the Ideal Energy Currency?
An energy currency is a means of reserving and transmitting energy and anhydrous ammonia (NH3) is the ideal energy currency for green electricity. In the human body , ATP (Adenosine TriPhosphate) is often considered a biological energy currency because it can either be consumed or stored , depending on the body’s needs. With respect to renewable power , an energy currency is basically the ability to put electricity into a bottle so that it can be stored when there is a surplus and used with there a shortage.
World's First Ammonia-fired 40MW Class Gas Turbine System
Mitsubishi Power , Ltd. | Mitsubishi Power Commences Development of World's First Ammonia-fired 40MW Class Gas Turbine System -- Targets to Expand Lineup of Carbon-free Power Generation Options , with Commercialization around 2025 --
‘Urgent need’ for long-duration storage backed by viable business case
The business case for a range of long-duration storage technologies needs to be addressed to help the US reach its decarbonisation targets , according to the Department of Energy’s director of energy storage research Dr Imre Gyuk.