Chinese Ministry of Transportation heavily commits to NEV

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On November 18, 2021, the Ministry of Transportation released the “14th Five-Year Plan for the Development of Comprehensive Transport Services” The Plan states to actively promote the application of new/clean energy vehicles and vessels in transport services (NEV’s). It will also increase policy support for operation, access, parking and charging of NEV’s. The Ministry wants to accelerate the construction of …

China Huadian launches its first full-value-chain green hydrogen equipment

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China Huadian launched a renewable power-to-gas and large-scale hydrogen storage project that marks the first-of-this-kind in China. The project covers a big part of the hydrogen infrastructure by focusing on water electrolysis hydrogen production, solid state hydrogen storage, liquid state hydrogen storage and fuel cells. The project will utilize hydropower from Huadian’s Luding hydropower dam. Last week the project completed …

HONGKONG: main power company plans to mix gas-fired units with Hydrogen in the coming years

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CLP Power Hong Kong provides electricity to more than 80% of Hong Kong’s population. Currently, their newly built new gas-fired generation unit is in operation and can provide electricity to 900,000 families – about one-sixth of CLP clients – and reduce carbon emissions by one million metric tonnes a year. The new unit has raised the ratio of natural gas in …

BEIJING, Tianjin: Hydrogen Metallurgy Test Base

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Tianjin is to build China’s first national hydrogen metallurgy test base. The Municipal government of Tianjin last week announced a plan to support hydrogen industry development in the city. The plan aims at building a hydrogen transportation demonstration base, with hydrogen refueling station FCV heavy-duty trucks in operation. A unique idea of the plan is to develop China’s first national hydrogen metallurgy …

SHANGHAI, Lingang: H2 Car Industry Development Plan 2025

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On 28th October, Lingang New Area (the south of Shanghai) Announced its Hydrogen-powered Car Industry Development Plan 2021-2025. The plan is supported by several ministries and commissions, among them the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. According to this plan, by 2025, Lingang’s hydrogen-powered car industry shall be worth at least 20 billion RMB (2.7 billion …

Solar frontrunner LONGi launches Alkaline electrolyzer product, ready to shake up the green hydrogen market

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LONGi Green Energy Technology (LONGi), the world-leading solar technology company, last week launched its first alkaline water electrolyzer product. LONGI suggests that by the end of this year, it will have an electrolyzed water hydrogen production capacity of 500MW, which will provide a strong guarantee for mass delivery in 2022. LONGI has been conducting strategic research on the hydrogen energy …

China’s metal plate hydrogen fuel cell engine development achieves a major breakthrough!

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Shanghai Zhizhen New Energy Company (Shanghai Zhizhen) announced the launch of a new product, carbon-coated metal bipolar plates, which will reduce the cost of electrodes by 40%-50% while extending the expected life of metal plate fuel cell engines to over 20,000 hours. Soon, the new technology will touch the whole hydrogen fuel cell industry and reduce the cost with mass …

FOSHAN sets financial incentives for fuel cell trucks

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The municipal government of the Foshan City of Guangdong Province recently issued a new policy to support the operation of fuel cell freight vehicles (FCFVs) in urban distribution (feedback invitation draft). The policy set financial incentives as follow: The maximum annual subsidy for fuel cell trucks is ¥125,000/vehicle. Subsidies for light-duty FCFVs (total mass less than 4.5 tons), medium-sized FCFVs …

China’s hydrogen ship developments

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Interests in developing ships of hydrogen fuel cell systems are growing in China, although the sector is still in its infancy stage compared to those in the European countries.  Has Fuel Cell Ship R&Ds Finally Took off in China? Research and development activities for hydrogen-powered ships have been increased in the past six months. In a short span of two …

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Electrolysis equipment market booming

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Recent statistics from the China Hydrogen Energy Industry Association show that: Domestic hydrogen production in the first half of 2021 has jumped up 25% compared to the year before and the proportion of renewable power-to-gas was 30% higher compared to that of the first half in 2020. The growth of the power-to-gas market has lead to an increase in demand …