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NNL and DNV team up for nuclear-derived hydrogen study

NNL and DNV team up for nuclear-derived hydrogen study

The UK's National Nuclear Laboratory and Norwegian assurance and risk management provider DNV are partnering to explore the potential use of advanced nuclear technologies for the conversion of UK gas networks to hydrogen. The collaboration will enable both the nuclear and gas sectors to gain a deeper understanding of priorities and assess barriers and next steps on aspects including regulation, safety, siting and economics.

Energy & Environment 26 November 2021


High gas prices shift optimal hydrogen production to nuclear, says IAEA

High gas prices shift optimal hydrogen production to nuclear, says IAEA

Nuclear energy will be the most cost-effective means of producing clean hydrogen when natural gas prices are high, according to a new study by the International Atomic Energy Agency. The IAEA said the study "underscored the importance of having a diverse mix of low-carbon sources for a successful clean energy transition."

Energy & Environment 29 October 2021


US DOE funds hydrogen production from nuclear power

US DOE funds hydrogen production from nuclear power

A project to demonstrate the production of clean hydrogen energy from nuclear power at the Palo Verde nuclear power plant in Arizona is to receive USD20 million in federal funding as part of US Department of Energy efforts to reduce the cost of clean hydrogen to USD1 per kilogram. The announcement comes as DOE marks Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day.

Energy & Environment 08 October 2021


Nuclear needed for hydrogen production, study says

Nuclear needed for hydrogen production, study says

To facilitate rapid decarbonisation and cut dependency on fossil fuels, both nuclear energy and renewables are needed for power and hydrogen production, a new independent study has concluded. The study, by Aurora Energy Research, investigates the benefits of deploying both nuclear and renewables for hydrogen production, to support the energy transition and meet UK climate targets.

Energy & Environment 27 September 2021


Nine Mile Point to produce hydrogen for self-supply

Nine Mile Point to produce hydrogen for self-supply

A containerised Proton Exchange Membrane electrolyser is to be installed at Exelon Generation's Nine Mile Point nuclear power plant in New York State as part of a hydrogen production demonstration project. The unit will supply hydrogen for the plant's turbine cooling and chemistry control.

Corporate 19 August 2021


UK sees role for nuclear in hydrogen economy

UK sees role for nuclear in hydrogen economy

The UK government says nuclear will play a significant role in developing a thriving low-carbon hydrogen sector to meet the country's ambition for 5GW of low-carbon hydrogen production capacity by 2030. Releasing its Hydrogen Strategy today, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy said a hydrogen economy could support over 9000 UK jobs and unlock GBP4 billion (USD5.5 billion) in investment by 2030, potentially rising to 100,000 jobs and worth up to GBP13 billion by 2050.

Nuclear Policies 17 August 2021


UK cross-sector report plans zero-carbon hydrogen from nuclear

UK cross-sector report plans zero-carbon hydrogen from nuclear

A new report published today by the UK's Nuclear Sector Deal’s Innovation Group presents a series of recommendations for realising the opportunity of zero-carbon hydrogen from nuclear energy. Its findings follow a Nuclear Hydrogen Roundtable event, which brought together over 80 experts and industry leaders from across the hydrogen value chain.

Energy & Environment 14 July 2021


Canadian institute launches nuclear hydrogen feasibility study

Canadian institute launches nuclear hydrogen feasibility study

A Canadian innovation organisation has launched a new study into the role of nuclear power in supporting a growing hydrogen economy. The Nuclear Innovation Institute study will be the first of its kind in Canada to evaluate the technical viability and business case for hydrogen production from emissions-free nuclear power.

Energy & Environment 11 June 2021


Nuclear stands out for clean hydrogen, says French parliamentary report

Nuclear stands out for clean hydrogen, says French parliamentary report

Only nuclear energy and hydropower present the double advantage of being controllable and carbon-free, according to a report on hydrogen production published by the French Parliamentary Office for Scientific and Technological Assessment. To produce low-carbon hydrogen on a global scale, 400 GW of nuclear capacity would be needed, it says.

Energy & Environment 21 May 2021


Foratom highlights nuclear's role in EU hydrogen economy

Foratom highlights nuclear's role in EU hydrogen economy

Nuclear provides a perfect solution for the generation of large quantities of low-carbon and affordable hydrogen, the European nuclear trade body Foratom said today in a position paper. This, it said, will be key as Europe aims to transform all parts of its economy, including transport and industry. The position paper makes a number of policy recommendations aimed at recognising the contribution nuclear energy can make in decarbonising such areas.

Energy & Environment 04 May 2021