Babcock & Wilcox sign agreement to study development of South Korean biomass-to-hydrogen project

Babcock & Wilcox (B&W) and NRG Korea have signed an agreement to study the applicability of B&W’s technology for a hydrogen generation facility using biomass fuel in South Korea.

B&W announced today (November 21), it had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Korean waste processing company, to study the use of its BrightLoop™ technology and potentially develop a project which would use waste biomass as feedstock to produce hydrogen for fuel cells used for electrical generation.

H2 View understands, the BrightLoop chemical looping technology is part of B&W’s ClimateBright™ suite of decarbonisation and hydrogen technologies, which uses a proprietary, regenerable particle to separate carbon dioxide while producing hydrogen, steam, and/or syngas.

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