Energy infrastructure News for April 2012

Energy infrastructure News Archive

Hydrogenics, Enbridge to grow utility-scale energy storage via hydrogen in gas grids

In Canada, Hydrogenics has signed an agreement with Enbridge to jointly develop utility-scale energy storage through adding hydrogen to the natural gas grids in North America.

Energy entrepreneurs and heat storage benefit from UK investment

As part of a range of recently announced green investments by the UK Government, the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) is investing £35 million in an Energy Entrepreneurs Fund and £3m in heat storage innovation.

ITM Power to study feasibility of injecting hydrogen into the gas grid

In the UK, ITM Power is leading a project to investigate the technical, financial, and operational feasibility of injecting hydrogen – generated from electrolysis fed from excess renewables – into the UK’s gas networks.

Gamesa and Toyota Spain join forces on electric vehicles

Gamesa and Toyota Spain will boost the use of electric vehicles in urban Spain under a collaboration agreement.

Sinovel and Mita Teknik join forces on turbine control systems

Chinese turbine manufacturer Sinovel and Denmark’s Mita-Teknik are to work together to develop customised wind turbine control systems.

UK ministers eye Iceland’s volcano-powered electricity

Electricity generated from Iceland’s huge resource of volcanic geothermal energy could be imported into the UK, helping it reach its renewable energy targets, ministers said yesterday.

“Optimistic” Neon Energy secures solar inverters for Greek market

Greek solar contractor Neon Energy has signed an exclusive supply deal with Germany’s Kaco New Energy for 50MW solar inverters, as the Athens-based company revealed its confidence in the Greek solar power market.

Air Liquide to provide hydrogen station for Alabama fuel cell bus demonstration

In the US, the Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) has announced that Air Liquide Industrial US LP is under contract to build and operate a hydrogen fuelling station for the fuel cell bus demonstration in Birmingham, Alabama.