Tuesday, 31 May 2016

itm power

ITM Power launches ‘green’ hydrogen fuelling station

Located just off the M1, in South Yorkshire, the station is a first of its kind in the UK – with the hydrogen produced through electrolysis, powered by a wind turbine just yards from the fuel dispenser.

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Hyundai fuel cell car travels record-breaking distance

The ix35 was driven for 24 hours continuously, clocking up 2,383km on public roads between Hamburg and Berlin during the time frame – averaging 100km/h and emitting just water vapour.

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Air Liquide starts up largest investment in Saudi Arabia

Air Liquide announces the start-up of its global-scale hydrogen production site in Yanbu Industrial City, on the West coast of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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Sassenage hydrogen station opened by Air Liquide

The station allows the first users of the HyWay project to recharge their vehicles with hydrogen. Next fall, a second station will be built in Grenoble.

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Air Products opens India’s first hydrogen station

The company’s SmartFuel® technology was commissioned at India’s first renewable hydrogen fuelling station – with the inauguration ceremony led by Shri Piyush Goyal marking the occasion.

Business deal, merger and acquisition

Praxair acquires Yara International’s CO2 business

The proposed transaction also includes Praxair’s acquisition of Yara’s remaining 34% stake in the Yara Praxair Holding AS industrial gas joint venture in Scandinavia. The investment for both transactions is expected to be €312m.

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Challenging fiscal first quarter for Airgas

Airgas has reported fiscal 2016 first quarter sales of $1.3bn, 3% up over the prior year and including a 2% rise in organic sales compared to the previous year.

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Air Liquide starts up largest investment in Saudi Arabia

Air Liquide announces the start-up of its global-scale hydrogen production site in Yanbu Industrial City, on the West coast of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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Strong start for Linde in 2015

With profits up 9% to €1.010bn, it’s forecast that operating profits for the Fiscal year will be between €4.1bn and €4.3bn. A weaker Euro results in significant growth in Linde’s revenue of 8.7% €4.398bn.

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Helium: A market update Subscription

By Phil Kornbluth, published in gasworld magazine

As has typically been the case, the helium business continues to be one of the more interesting sectors of the industrial gas business. Here, Phil Kornbluth provides an update on the helium market in 2016 and, potentially, beyond.

Technology

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Air Liquide chosen by Sasol for Africa ASU

25 Feb 2015 | By Stuart Radnedge

The company has been chosen to build, own and operate the world’s largest oxygen production unit for Sasol in South Africa. The ASU will have a total capacity of 5,000 tonnes of oxygen per day – a milestone in the history of industrial gas production.

itm power

ITM Power launches ‘green’ hydrogen fuelling station

17 Sep 2015 | By Stuart Radnedge

Located just off the M1, in South Yorkshire, the station is a first of its kind in the UK – with the hydrogen produced through electrolysis, powered by a wind turbine just yards from the fuel dispenser.

ix 35 hyundai

Hyundai fuel cell car travels record-breaking distance

10 Aug 2015 | By Stuart Radnedge

The ix35 was driven for 24 hours continuously, clocking up 2,383km on public roads between Hamburg and Berlin during the time frame – averaging 100km/h and emitting just water vapour.

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Cold energy ASUs keeps growing in Asia

10 Aug 2015 | By Rob Cockerill

The fourth cold energy air separation unit (ASU) in China has started commercial operation, signalling the latest in a growing number of cold energy ASUs in the Asia-Pacific region.

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Sassenage hydrogen station opened by Air Liquide

10 Jun 2015 | By Stuart Radnedge

The station allows the first users of the HyWay project to recharge their vehicles with hydrogen. Next fall, a second station will be built in Grenoble.

More news from the hydrogen sector

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Air Products opens India’s first hydrogen station

The company’s SmartFuel® technology was commissioned at India’s first renewable hydrogen fuelling station – with the inauguration ceremony led by Shri Piyush Goyal marking the occasion.

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Hydrogen production unit start-up ceremony held

Today, Air Liquide held the official start-up ceremony for its new, state-of-the-art Steam Methane Reformer (SMR) unit located in the Chempark Dormagen site near Cologne, Germany.

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Major step taken by UK hydrogen economy

Kick-starting a public hydrogen refuelling network in London, the flagship SmartFuel® dispenser is hosted by Sainsbury’s, one of the UK’s largest grocers, at its Hendon store.

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ITM Power signs Toyota fuel deal

As well as taking delivery of the first Toyota Mirai in the UK, the company has also signed its first fuel contract, with Toyota, covering the green hydrogen fuel dispensed from the three London HyFive refuelling stations.

Plane

Hydrogenics joins German H2FLY consortium

The consortium’s vision is the advancement of emission-free electrified flight with hydrogen. The aircraft, named HY4, will make its maiden flights from its home base at the Stuttgart Airport in the summer of 2016.

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