Green hydrogen

News & in-depth analysis of the green hydrogen sector and the role wind plays within it. 

The green hydrogen plant will be built at the planned Ten Noorden van de Waddeneilanden wind farm, next to the Gemini offshore wind site above (pic credit: Tampnet)

Netherlands eyes 'world's largest' offshore wind-to-green hydrogen plant

The Netherlands plans to tender 500MW of electrolysis production capacity powered by a 700MW offshore wind farm in the North Sea, which the government claims will be the "world's largest offshore hydrogen production" project.

Lhyfe and Centrica are exploring a new green hydrogen pilot project linked to offshore wind in the North Sea

Centrica and Lhyfe explore new North Sea green hydrogen pilot

British Gas-owner Centrica and French hydrogen producer Lhyfe plan to jointly explore the potential for "large-scale offshore green hydrogen production" using North Sea wind power.

Oracle Energy has acquired land in Sindh Province for the planned green hydrogen production facility (pic credit: Qasim Rehmani from Pixabay)

Oracle Power partners with Chinese firm to accelerate Pakistan project

Oracle Power has signed a strategic memorandum of understanding with China Electric Power and Technology (CET) to accelerate development of a green hydrogen project in Pakistan.

Australian prime Minister Anthony Albanese has pledged to turn his country into a renewables superpower (Image credit: Sean Foster/Getty Images)

Australian renewables could power global green hydrogen hub

Australia’s industry could leverage green hydrogen and a huge increase in renewable energy capacity to meet emissions targets and compete in a low-carbon world, according to a new report.

TransAlta has agreed to acquire a 50% interest in the Tent Mountain Renewable Energy Complex (Image credit: Montem Resources)

TransAlta picks up Alberta wind and electrolyser project

TransAlta has acquired the intellectual property associated with a 100MW offsite electrolyser and a 100MW offsite wind development in a deal to take a 50% stake in a pumped storage project in Alberta, Canada.

News and Analysis

Ørsted plans power-to-X e-methanol plant to serve shipping market

Ørsted has announced plans to build what it claimed will be Europe’s largest commercial production facility for carbon-neutral marine fuels in Sweden.

EDP plans three-year investment in green hydrogen 'growth market'

EDP Renewables will invest €630 million in hydrogen and battery storage in the three years to 2026, the company said at a capital markets day earlier this month.

Protesters banned from blocking Newfoundland wind testing site

Newfoundland and Labrador Supreme Court has granted an injunction against protesters obstructing access to wind testing sites for a major green hydrogen initiative on Canada’s west coast.

China breaks ground on ‘world’s largest’ hybrid green hydrogen project

China’s Sinopec Star has announced construction of what it claims will be the world's biggest project using solar and wind power to produce green hydrogen.

Green hydrogen market to be four times larger than blue by 2033

The market for green hydrogen produced by the electrolysis of water will be almost four times bigger than for blue hydrogen by the next decade, according to two reports from business intelligence firm IDTechEx.

In Depth

Does hydrogen hold the key to a green future?

It’s easy to assume it will play a pivotal role in the energy transition. But can we afford to divert up to 500TWh of renewable power to it in Europe alone when wind capacity is not being deployed fast enough to meet existing targets?

Big oil plots a new path as tide turns on fossil fuels

As the climate crisis makes itself felt and the energy mix changes, oil and gas majors are looking to wind for a long-term future

WindEconomics: Hydrogen production uses ‘surplus’ wind

Wind energy has much to contribute to the energy transition — exactly how much will depend on government policies

Siemens Gamesa adds electrolysers to wind turbines

SGRE is testing how to produce hydrogen directly from wind turbines, with plans for large-scale offshore trials