Energy infrastructure News for June 2012

Energy infrastructure News Archive

ITM Power, GHR to collaborate on 700 bar hydrogen dispensing in Germany

UK-based ITM Power has signed an agreement with GHR Hochdruck-Reduziertechnik GmbH in Germany, to collaborate on the deployment of dual 700 bar and 350 bar hydrogen refuelling products for the German mobility market.

European project on PEM electrolysers coupled to renewable energy sources

A European consortium is launching a three-year project to develop cost-effective components for proton-exchange membrane (PEM) electrolysers. It will also develop the supply chain for commercialisation in residential applications in combination with renewable power sources.

Seabed set for installation of Borwin2 HVDC cable connection for German offshore wind farms

Offshore Marine Management (OMM) has prepared the seabed for the BorWin2 high-voltage direct current export cable, which will connect new wind parks off the German coast.

Study: Europe could save €30/MWh on Desertec power

Europe could save €30/MWh on renewable electricity generated in the deserts of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), if the three regions integrated their power networks, according to a new study published on Thursday.

FERC order fails to end discrimination against renewables

New grid connection and transmission rules issued by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) fail to ensure renewable energy plant operators in the US are not discriminated against, says the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA).

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H2 Logic hydrogen station adds to network in Norway H2 Logic hydrogen station adds to network in Norway

The latest hydrogen refuelling station in Norway has just been officially opened in Lilleström, near the capital Oslo. The new facility is the fourth hydrogen station delivered in Scandinavia by Danish-based H2 Logic in the last 12 months.

All Energy launches Scottish smart-grid strategy

A key industry strategy to capitalise on Scotland’s smart-grid expertise has been published by All Energy. The strategy will create thousands of new jobs in Scotland in a bid to secure the country’s place as a leading international provider of Smart Grid technology.