23 June 2021
GE and IHI Corporation (IHI), a heavy industry manufacturer based in Japan, announced that a Memorandum of understanding (MOU) has been signed for collaborative development of gas turbine business roadmap (Ammonia Roadmap).
The Ammonia Roadmap will support the use of ammonia as a carbon-free fuel to lower carbon emissions in both existing and new gas turbines. According to the MOU, both companies will conduct advanced research on the marketplace volume of ammonia as well as feasibility studies for ammonia as feedstock for gas turbine power plant installations in Japan and across Asia.
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Koji Takeda Executive Officer President of Resources, Energy & Environment Business Area IHI said: “Our combined strengths will empower us to explore the potential of ammonia-fired gas turbines to contribute to the Japanese government’s target of becoming carbon neutral by the year 2050”.