India: new state-level hydrogen & ammonia policy, national hydrogen standard

The state government of Andhra Pradesh launched its new hydrogen and ammonia policy in June, including a production target of up to 2 million tonnes per year of renewable ammonia, plus a raft of incentives to attract project developers to the Indian state. The news comes as India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy sets the standard for “green” hydrogen produced in the country.


Certification 101: New Hydrogen Council Report

Hydrogen Certification 101, the Hydrogen Council’s new report, provides a helpful summary of key certification terminology and concepts. It is the latest report to advocate for mutual recognition as a solution to inconsistency in energy policy, while also delving into practical measures to support the fundamental design principles of certification schemes.


Japanese initiatives to establish Fuel Ammonia Supply Chain

Following brief introduction of CFAA and Marubeni, I would like to present how Japanese government plans to support to realize clean ammonia supply chain for Japan and then draft definition of Clean Ammonia announced by CFAA last year. Some of our thoughts on the Harmonization are presented in the last part of my session using slides titled “International Certification Scheme”.


The IMO charts a course to net-zero

The IMO member states have agreed to a new roadmap for the decarbonisation of the global shipping sector, including emissions reduction targets to be met in 2030 and 2040. It was also established that a well-to-wake approach will be the basis for the lifecycle analysis of maritime fuels going forward, with the uptake of near or zero-carbon alternative technologies & fuels to account for 5 - 10% of the global shipping sector by 2030.