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World Bank: new roadmap for scaling project finance
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A new report from the World Bank and partners proposes a series of levers to help bridge the finance gap for clean hydrogen production projects. Although clean hydrogen projects emerging markets and developing countries account for 40% of the global pipeline and could attract investment of up to $100 billion per year, a significant finance gap exists to push these projects to “FEED-plus”.

Amogy to deploy marine ammonia-to-power systems in Norway
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Amogy will deploy its ammonia-to-power systems onboard electrical Platform Supply Vessels (ePSVs) for Norway-based Green Ships Invest. As well as the new ePSV design, the pair will explore the use of Amogy’s technology onboard two additional vessel types. Amogy has also entered into a partnership with W-Industries for the fabrication, deployment and commissioning of its ammonia-to-power systems.

Securing market access for early Canadian export projects
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The Canadian and German governments have agreed to establish a bilateral funding window for hydrogen derivative exports between the two countries. H2Global will conduct “coordinated supply and demand side auctions”, with ammonia-producing projects on Canada’s Atlantic coast likely frontrunners for funding. In related news, Pattern Energy, lead developer of one of these export projects, will work with Mabanaft to explore a renewable ammonia supply chain between Newfoundland and Hamburg.

MadoquaPower2X project progresses in Portugal
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Launched in 2022, MAIRE Tecnimont will complete FEED for the MadoquaPower2X project in Sines, Portugal, as well as an EPC proposal for construction. The project will feature up to 1 GW of alkaline electrolysis capacity, feeding the production of 300,000 tons per year of ammonia. Terminal facilities will include large-scale storage, enabling the export of ammonia to northwest Europe.

Renewable fertilisers in Uganda
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A Norwegian-Ugandan consortium will develop a hydroelectric-powered hydrogen, ammonia and fertiliser production facility. Producing 200,000 metric tons of fertiliser every year based on hydroelectricity, the project aims to reduce Uganda’s reliance on expensive fertiliser imports.