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The magazine of the Air Liquide Group | Energy transition

While global warming and environmental concerns don’t stop increasing, Air Liquide presents its most sustainable and competitive solutions to reduce its ecological footprint and develop clean mobility.

Energy transition  | April 25, 2019

Transforming waste into renewable energy

Each day, human activity produces over 10 billion kilos of waste around the world. At a time when the energy transition is a key concern of governments, society and industry, Air Liquide is recycling organic material from farming or from household or industrial waste to convert it into biomethane, a clean and renewable alternative energy source.

Energy transition  | March 01, 2019

Cryocity™: working towards cleaner and quieter deliveries

As a result of the popularity of online orders for fresh or frozen products, urban deliveries are on the increase. Considered to be noisy and dirty, they have become a major issue for online sales and refrigerated transport companies, which also have to comply with increasingly strict environmental standards.

Energy transition  | January 30, 2019

Spreading hydrogen energy in Korea

In 2016, Somie Kim took on a new role as Head of the Hydrogen Energy activity in South Korea. Her mission: "to change the face of the Korean automotive industry through the deployment of hydrogen stations." Since then, she has been working in partnership with Hyundai and represents Air Liquide in a public-private consortium dedicated to this matter.

Energy transition  | November 29, 2018

HyBalance: towards carbon-free hydrogen

In September 2018 in Hobro, Denmark, Air Liquide inaugurated HyBalance, a pilot site for the production of carbon-free hydrogen. This unit’s specificity is that it uses electrolysis technology which allows it to balance the electricity grid and store surplus electricity in the form of hydrogen that will be used in industry and transportation. This project was initiated in 2016 in a country that is pioneering the energy transition.

Oxygen, nitrogen and hydrogen
Energy transition  | November 21, 2018

Innovate for air quality

As an intrapreneur at the i-Lab and member of the "Act for Air" team, Carina Krastel applies a user-centric approach and start-up methodology to develop new air purification solutions for urban pollution hot spots.

Energy transition  | October 19, 2018
Bertrand Piccard: 1,000 solutions for a sustainable world
Energy transition  | October 10, 2018

2018 Paris Motor Show: hydrogen makes its way

The 2018 Paris Motor Show (or Mondial) paid special attention to new technologies and alternative energies: electric, hybrid, natural gas for vehicles, etc. And naturally, hydrogen energy fitted in this trend. Toyota offered the general public the chance to test its Mirai model, while Hyundai unveiled its new 100% hydrogen vehicle NEXO. Overview.

Energy transition  | August 08, 2018

Upgrading biogas to biomethane: the Pot-au-Pin Énergie initiative

For the first time in France, the entire biomethane value chain is represented at a single site. Discover the Pot-au-Pin Énergie site located in Cestas, near Bordeaux.

Energy transition  | July 03, 2018

Towards a hydrogen society

While many regions in the world have already started to shift towards greener energy, there are still significant challenges ahead. Hydrogen is a useful alternative to help meet these challenges and provide clean energy.

Energy transition  | February 05, 2018

The circular economy, a disruptive model

The circular economy aims to produce goods and services while limiting the consumption and waste of raw materials, water and energy sources. In short, a brand new economic model. Explanation by our guest, Climate Economist Christian de Perthuis.

Energy transition  | January 30, 2018

Hydrogen mobility gains momentum in Middle East

In October 2017, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Al-Futtaim Motors inaugurated the first hydrogen station of the Middle East designed in collaboration with Air Liquide. Testing hydrogen-powered vehicles in a hot climate is an important milestone for the development of clean mobility. Interview with Omar Al-Futtaim, CEO and Vice Chairman of the Al-Futtaim Group, on this promising initiative with major strategic and environmental stakes.

Energy transition  | January 05, 2018

Ice Memory: preserving the archives of the climate

Put in place by an international team of glaciologists, the Ice Memory program aims to preserve the memory stored in glaciers endangered by climate change across the world. The goal is to store ice cores from these glaciers in Antarctica so future generations of researchers can continue to study this priceless raw material.