Centrica injects hydrogen into a UK gas peaker plant for the first time

Centrica injects hydrogen into a UK gas peaker plant for the first time

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF One of the problems we have “greening” our electricity supply is converting old gas power stations to cleaner fuels and this is the first major step.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential...

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The first hydrogen powered trains enter service in Germany

The first hydrogen powered trains enter service in Germany

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF For a whole bunch of reasons the transition from polluting fossil fuels is now truly getting underway and it’s great to see it happening.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University,...

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For the first time a flying yacht has made green hydrogen at sea

For the first time a flying yacht has made green hydrogen at sea

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Our ability to make zero emissions green hydrogen fuel from renewable sources is getting better all the time, and it will accelerate the energy switch from fossil fuels.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with...

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Airbus uses the giant A380 to test its first prototype Hydrogen jet engines

Airbus uses the giant A380 to test its first prototype Hydrogen jet engines

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Hydrogen fuel is seen as the aviation industries only route to true zero emissions flight, and Airbus are leading the way.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential...

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Researchers have found a way to make hydrogen from biogas

Researchers have found a way to make hydrogen from biogas

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Biogas is green-ish and renewable, but hydrogen is arguably the ultimate green fuel and now we can make it from biogas.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential...

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Toyota’s new prototype hydrogen canister can run your microwave for literally hours

Toyota’s new prototype hydrogen canister can run your microwave for literally hours

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF We need to find new ways to transport hydrogen effectively and safely, and while canisters are one way Toyota probably needs something that provides people with alot more “umpfff!” But it’s a start.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself...

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In a world first researchers have run a gas turbine on hydrogen fuel

In a world first researchers have run a gas turbine on hydrogen fuel

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF There are lots of legacy gas systems around, from jet engines to gas plants, and this could give companies a way to “green” them and get them to run on zero emissions hydrogen fuel.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof...

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A new ultra lightweight hydrogen fuel tank could make jet fuel obsolete

A new ultra lightweight hydrogen fuel tank could make jet fuel obsolete

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Hydrogen fuels tanks aren’t sexy but if you want to replace jet fuel with greener energy alternatives then making them light is crucial, so this is a milestone.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read...

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The first electric truck powered by 3D printed batteries was just unveiled

The first electric truck powered by 3D printed batteries was just unveiled

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Being able to 3D print batteries means you can increase the surface are of the anodes and cathodes to help batteries store alot more energy.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech...

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Volvo uses the world’s first green steel to make itself a dump truck

Volvo uses the world’s first green steel to make itself a dump truck

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Heavy industry accounts for 7% of all greenhouse gas emissions, and now the industry’s going zero emissions.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. The world’s...

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Toyota unveils Woven City, tech utopia and the world’s first programmable city

Toyota unveils Woven City, tech utopia and the world’s first programmable city

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Toyota and other giant companies are now starting to build cities – to show off and house their autonomous smart things.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch a keynote,...

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New tech cheaply produces Lithium and Hydrogen while desalinating seawater

New tech cheaply produces Lithium and Hydrogen while desalinating seawater

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF For now the world meeting Net Zero climate targets relies on the electrification of industries like transportation, but global Lithium reserves are under pressure, this solves that.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my...

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Reaching Net Zero emissions by 2050 could cost over $92 Trillion says Bloomberg

Reaching Net Zero emissions by 2050 could cost over $92 Trillion says Bloomberg

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Switching the world away from “unsustainable” business models to “sustainable” net zero ones is a herculean and costly task and going green will take a lot of green.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote,...

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Swedish company unveils the world’s first carbon free “Green steel”

Swedish company unveils the world’s first carbon free “Green steel”

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Industries like the steel industry are among the world’s most polluting, but new technologies and techniques are making it greener.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. The world’s first customer delivery of...

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Drax announces the worlds largest negative emissions energy project

Drax announces the worlds largest negative emissions energy project

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Greenhouse gasses that are responsible for climate change are being emitted faster than ever before, and now companies are being incentivised to literally bury them.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Drax,...

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Self-improving material could rapidly accelerate the development of green fuels

Self-improving material could rapidly accelerate the development of green fuels

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As the world weans itself off fossil fuels the new fuels we use need to be much greener to produce.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Three years ago, scientists at the...

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This robotic lab assistant is 1,000 times faster than humans

This robotic lab assistant is 1,000 times faster than humans

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF If you can conduct experiments thousands of times faster then you can make breakthroughs thousands of times faster – and that’s a game changer.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Artificial Intelligence...

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BP announces plans to build the UK’s biggest hydrogen plant

BP announces plans to build the UK’s biggest hydrogen plant

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Hydrogen fuels are zero emissions and have ten times the energy density of Lithium Ion batteries making them a vital asset in the fight against climate change.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my...

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Australian firm unveils the world’s first Hydrogen battery to power homes

Australian firm unveils the world’s first Hydrogen battery to power homes

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF In the future homes won’t be powered by electricity from power stations – and there will be plenty of alternatives.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. The energy industry is changing. Yesterday...

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Saudia Arabia is building the world’s largest Green Hydrogen plant

Saudia Arabia is building the world’s largest Green Hydrogen plant

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Hydrogen has ten times the energy storage capacity of Lithium Ion batteries and is zero emission, but the technology needs to scale up to be cost competitive.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my...

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