World news: Europe, Germany, India, Scotland, South Korea, USA

INEOS announced that it is to invest more than €2 billion into electrolysis projects to make zero carbon, green hydrogen across Europe. Its first plants will be built in Norway, Germany, Belgium with investment also planned in the UK and France.
The first unit to be built will be a 20MW electrolyser to produce clean hydrogen in Norway. In Germany INEOS plans to build a larger scale 100MW electrolyser at its Koln site.
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Germany’s Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI) has made available a €60-million fund for the construction of public hydrogen fueling stations with a focus on heavy-duty transport.
The funding programme states that priority will be given to projects that cater hydrogen for FCH trucks. It also sets a preference for those operators that can provide 100% green hydrogen. Those projects eligible for funding will receive 80% of the total investment.
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GAIL (India) Ltd will build India’s largest green hydrogen plant in the next 12-14 months, as it looks to supplement its natural gas business with carbon-free fuel.
The company is looking at building a 10-megawatt (MW) electrolyser capable of generating 4.5 tonne of green hydrogen daily.
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Edinburgh Airport has teamed up with the world’s largest offshore wind developer Ørsted to reach net-zero by 2040 by using green technologies, including new hydrogen-fuels produced at scale from offshore wind farms.
The two will work together to identify the most effective and affordable options for the airport to decarbonise the energy used in the airport itself and the vehicles that are used to operate it, as well as the energy powering the vehicles getting passengers and goods to and from Edinburgh Airport and the fuel being used by the aircraft using the airport.
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South Korean aerospace firm LIG Nex1 introduced its new heavy-lift drone concept. The proposed aircraft will be powered by hydrogen fuel-cell technology and boast a payload capacity of 200 kilograms.
Although the company has already developed hydrogen fuel cell-powered drones, this is reportedly the first time that LIG Nex1 will apply such propulsion technology on a KCD-200 model.
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Linde announced it has started up a new world-scale hydrogen production facility in Texas, bringing Linde's total U.S. Gulf Coast hydrogen capacity to approximately 1.5 billion cubic feet per day.
Linde's new plant has started supplying high-purity hydrogen to the Phillips 66 Sweeny Refinery in Old Ocean, Texas, under a long-term supply agreement.
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