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Phillips 66’s Gigastack Could be a Low-Emission Fuel Option

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Phillips 66’s Humber Refinery is a major player in environmentally friendlier energy, including creating renewable diesel from cooking oil and manufacturing specialty coke for electric vehicle batteries.

Now, it’s working with several other companies on a pilot project, partially funded through $10 million from the British government, to develop renewable hydrogen.

The Gigastack project will use electricity generated by offshore wind turbines to split water into oxygen and hydrogen gas. Hydrogen is a low-emission fuel that can power transportation, heavy industry and refining processes.

Phillips 66 says Humber will use hydrogen for things like lowering sulfur content in diesel fuel.

– Katherine Brennecke, The Engineering 100

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