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Seven more projects for the Suez Canal Zone

The number of renewable hydrogen-based projects planned for the Suez Canal Economic Zone has now reached fifteen. Of the seven new MoUs signed in late August, four are targeting renewable ammonia production. Saudi-based alfanar, African energy developer Globeleq, Mediterranean Energy Partners and renewable energy developer Actis are all planning renewable ammonia production plants, with ACME Group also signing an MoU for a multi-million tonne renewable hydrogen plant in the SCZONE.

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Term sheet signed for renewable ammonia sale from Oman

Yara Clean Ammonia has committed to complete off-take from the first phase of ACME and Scatec’s new renewable ammonia production plant in Oman. Yara will off-take 100,000 tonnes per year, with a potential for more as the plant expands towards full capacity. The announcement joins a series promising off-take agreements signed within the last twelve months.

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ACME planning million-tonne-per-year renewable ammonia plant in India

ACME Group and the Government of Karnataka have signed a new MoU for a renewable hydrogen & ammonia project in southwest India. The $7 billion project will feature a 1.2 million tonne per year ammonia plant. Karnataka will sit alongside ACME’s renewable ammonia projects in Rajasthan (pilot-scale) and Oman (mega-scale). In related news, ACME signed a new MoU with NYK Line in late May for the latter to become the “strategic shipping partner” for its ammonia projects.

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Oman mega-project receives green certification

TÜV Rheinland has issued a world-first “Green Hydrogen and Green Ammonia Certificate” to Scatec & ACME’s solar ammonia mega-project in Oman. The greenfield project has met all criteria for TÜV’s H2.21 Carbon-Neutral Hydrogen standard. The certification will allow Scatec & ACME better access to key international markets. In related news, Dutch hydrogen trading platform HyXchange has delivered its very first green hydrogen certificate as work continues to implement its Guarantee of Origin scheme.

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Tour ACME Group’s green hydrogen & ammonia plant in India

Thanks to Indian news channel CNBCTV18, take a three-minute tour of ACME Group’s green hydrogen & ammonia production plant in Bikaner, Rajasthan. The demonstration-sized facility is the first green hydrogen plant in India, powered by 5 MW of solar panels.

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Scatec joins ACME’s Oman green ammonia project

Scatec will enter into a 50:50 joint venture with ACME to design, develop, build, own and operate a planned large-scale, green ammonia facility in the Duqm Special Economic Zone of Oman. At full capacity the facility will produce 1.2 million tonnes of green ammonia per year, and the partners aspire to be “one of the first” commercial green ammonia facilities operating in the world. Advanced discussions for long-term off-take are already in progress. The project was launched last March by ACME and Oman government authority Tatweer, and added KBR as technology partner last October.

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Oman consortium to invest $1 billion in green export project

SalalaH2's consortium partners (OQ, Marubeni, Linde and Dutco) will invest $1 billion bringing their green product export hub to life in Salalah, southern Oman. First announced in October 2021, the project features 1 GW of wind and solar capacity (new build & existing), which will power 400 MW of electrolysers, feeding an existing ammonia production plant owned & operated by OQ.

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KBR selected as technology partner for Oman green ammonia project

ACME has selected KBR to provide ammonia synthesis technology for its new green hydrogen & ammonia production facility to be built in Duqm, Oman. The project was first announced in March 2021, and has now grown to $3.5 billion in investment size, with energy to be provided by 3 GW of solar panels and 0.5 GW onshore wind power. The 2,400 tonnes per day (or 0.9 million tonnes per year) renewable ammonia facility is planned to be operational in 2022.

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The Ammonia Wrap: India updates, continuous hydrogen production by SOEC, a new zero-emissions shipping company and Port of Rotterdam developments

Welcome to the Ammonia Wrap: a summary of all the latest announcements, news items and publications about ammonia energy. This week: updates from India, the PROMETEO project - continuous hydrogen production by SOEC, Viridis Bulk Carriers - a new zero-emissions shipping company, Korean Register AiP for ammonia bunkering vessel, two green hydrogen import MoUs for the Port of Rotterdam and Haldor Topsoe and Nel team up to offer green fuel solutions.

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Seven more projects for the Suez Canal Zone

The number of renewable hydrogen-based projects planned for the Suez Canal Economic Zone has now reached fifteen. Of the seven new MoUs signed in late August, four are targeting renewable ammonia production. Saudi-based alfanar, African energy developer Globeleq, Mediterranean Energy Partners and renewable energy developer Actis are all planning renewable ammonia production plants, with ACME Group also signing an MoU for a multi-million tonne renewable hydrogen plant in the SCZONE.

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Term sheet signed for renewable ammonia sale from Oman

Yara Clean Ammonia has committed to complete off-take from the first phase of ACME and Scatec’s new renewable ammonia production plant in Oman. Yara will off-take 100,000 tonnes per year, with a potential for more as the plant expands towards full capacity. The announcement joins a series promising off-take agreements signed within the last twelve months.

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ACME planning million-tonne-per-year renewable ammonia plant in India

ACME Group and the Government of Karnataka have signed a new MoU for a renewable hydrogen & ammonia project in southwest India. The $7 billion project will feature a 1.2 million tonne per year ammonia plant. Karnataka will sit alongside ACME’s renewable ammonia projects in Rajasthan (pilot-scale) and Oman (mega-scale). In related news, ACME signed a new MoU with NYK Line in late May for the latter to become the “strategic shipping partner” for its ammonia projects.

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Oman mega-project receives green certification

TÜV Rheinland has issued a world-first “Green Hydrogen and Green Ammonia Certificate” to Scatec & ACME’s solar ammonia mega-project in Oman. The greenfield project has met all criteria for TÜV’s H2.21 Carbon-Neutral Hydrogen standard. The certification will allow Scatec & ACME better access to key international markets. In related news, Dutch hydrogen trading platform HyXchange has delivered its very first green hydrogen certificate as work continues to implement its Guarantee of Origin scheme.

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Tour ACME Group’s green hydrogen & ammonia plant in India

Thanks to Indian news channel CNBCTV18, take a three-minute tour of ACME Group’s green hydrogen & ammonia production plant in Bikaner, Rajasthan. The demonstration-sized facility is the first green hydrogen plant in India, powered by 5 MW of solar panels.

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Scatec joins ACME’s Oman green ammonia project

Scatec will enter into a 50:50 joint venture with ACME to design, develop, build, own and operate a planned large-scale, green ammonia facility in the Duqm Special Economic Zone of Oman. At full capacity the facility will produce 1.2 million tonnes of green ammonia per year, and the partners aspire to be “one of the first” commercial green ammonia facilities operating in the world. Advanced discussions for long-term off-take are already in progress. The project was launched last March by ACME and Oman government authority Tatweer, and added KBR as technology partner last October.

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Oman consortium to invest $1 billion in green export project

SalalaH2's consortium partners (OQ, Marubeni, Linde and Dutco) will invest $1 billion bringing their green product export hub to life in Salalah, southern Oman. First announced in October 2021, the project features 1 GW of wind and solar capacity (new build & existing), which will power 400 MW of electrolysers, feeding an existing ammonia production plant owned & operated by OQ.

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KBR selected as technology partner for Oman green ammonia project

ACME has selected KBR to provide ammonia synthesis technology for its new green hydrogen & ammonia production facility to be built in Duqm, Oman. The project was first announced in March 2021, and has now grown to $3.5 billion in investment size, with energy to be provided by 3 GW of solar panels and 0.5 GW onshore wind power. The 2,400 tonnes per day (or 0.9 million tonnes per year) renewable ammonia facility is planned to be operational in 2022.

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The Ammonia Wrap: India updates, continuous hydrogen production by SOEC, a new zero-emissions shipping company and Port of Rotterdam developments

Welcome to the Ammonia Wrap: a summary of all the latest announcements, news items and publications about ammonia energy. This week: updates from India, the PROMETEO project - continuous hydrogen production by SOEC, Viridis Bulk Carriers - a new zero-emissions shipping company, Korean Register AiP for ammonia bunkering vessel, two green hydrogen import MoUs for the Port of Rotterdam and Haldor Topsoe and Nel team up to offer green fuel solutions.