Blogs

BLOG: David Jones, Sustainable Transport Strategy Manager at Cadent

YOU’VE SEEN THE EVIDENCE, NOW LET’S GET MOVING ON HYDROGEN TRANSPORT If you, like me, are involved in trying to help the UK reach its carbon reduction targets by 2050, you probably go to your fair share of events – hydrogen summits, forums, showcases – there’s a new one every week it seems.  So, I am delighted to report that […]

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BLOG – ALSTOM DELIVERING HYDROGEN TRAINS

Head of Business Development & Marketing, Alstom Ahead of his presentation at ‘Delivering the Hydrogen Economy’ next week, Mike Muldoon from Alstom talks about why the company has chosen this technology direction to add to its existing rail product portfolio and how it complements Alstom’s existing strength in electrification and rail system supply for the future. Passengers are already travelling […]

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BLOG – THE HYDROGEN JOURNEY – ED SYSON, CADENT

Ed Syson, Chief Strategy & Safety Officer at Cadent looks back on the hydrogen journey so far ahead of this week’s hydrogen showcase event. In preparing for this event, I’ve been looking back a little on the hydrogen journey so far.  I’ve been struck by how much has developed positively in such a short time but I’m of course also […]

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CCUS: A key factor in North West decarbonisation

As the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee publishes a report[1] urging Government to back Carbon Capture Usage & Storage (CCUS), Dr Tony Smith from Peel Environmental looks at how the technology could be a game changer in the North West’s decarbonisation journey. Recent public protests have highlighted the climate change challenge and the need for Government to introduce […]

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BLOG – Could 2019 be the year for hydrogen?

Could 2019 be the year for hydrogen? With hydrogen firmly on the Government’s clean growth agenda, 2019 is set to be a transformational year for this low carbon fuel. Chair of the North West Hydrogen Alliance (NWHA) Professor Joe Howe takes a look ahead at how the region could benefit from this energy revolution. The North West Hydrogen Alliance was […]

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Making hydrogen more cost efficient

Repurposing of infrastructure in the North West – Making hydrogen more cost efficient  For large scale hydrogen adoption, the UK would require large scale production, storage and transport. To implement this decarbonisation strategy would require significant investment and supporting infrastructure. However, by repurposing existing assets in new, innovative ways to support an end-to-end hydrogen lifecycle, offers a cost efficient, achievable […]

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BLOG – Energy Transformation in the North West

This blog originally appeared on Place North West and can be viewed here.   It’s not often that the property sector really talks about energy,writes Jane Gaston of Protos, part of Peel Environmental. I’m sure as developers, conversations around grid connections and infrastructure will feature, but how often does the industry really think about where the energy comes from and how […]

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BLOG – The North-West of England as a Hydrogen Storage Hub

The North-West of England as a Hydrogen Storage Hub Atkins, a member of SNC-Lavalin Group, is actively supporting the development of hydrogen storage in the UK. On behalf of the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI), we have recently published a study on the role of UK salt caverns in the storage of hydrogen. Two members of our Energy Storage team who […]

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