Joi Scientific and NB Power to develop hydrogen powered grid

13 March 2019

US-based Joi Scientific will partner with Canada’s New Brunswick Power to develop a hydrogen production system to make possible the world’s first electricity grid that uses hydrogen as a baseload.

The collaboration will deploy Joi Scientific’s Hydrogen 2.0  production system at multiple distributed stations along with wind turbines, hydropower and nuclear power to create a net-zero carbon-generating power operation. NB Power signed a licensing agreement with Joi Scientific three years ago, but the companies have now agreed to work together to test the technology by building a number of prototypes.

The joint development will offer emission-free grid architecture, which combines distributed Hydrogen 2.0 baseload generation with smart grid management, to other utility operators in North America and beyond. Joi Scientific’s Hydrogen 2.0 technology uses a high efficiency, high throughput system to liberate hydrogen from untreated seawater. Hydrogen 2.0 will enable the localised production of hydrogen on-site, on-demand, meaning it can be generated when and where needed.

The two companies will develop and test a commercial prototype unit at Joi Scientific’s labs at the Kennedy Space Centre.



Privacy Policy
We have updated our privacy policy. In the latest update it explains what cookies are and how we use them on our site. To learn more about cookies and their benefits, please view our privacy policy. Please be aware that parts of this site will not function correctly if you disable cookies. By continuing to use this site, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy unless you have disabled them.