Blogs

BLOG: The UK needs to act quickly to capitalise on the hydrogen economy

Jonathan Collins, External Affairs Manager North West at Cadent comments on the EU’s hydrogen strategy launched today and why the UK needs to act quickly to capitalise on the hydrogen economy. The launch of the EU’s hydrogen strategy demonstrates the importance hydrogen will play in the future energy landscapes on the continent. This follows similar hydrogen strategies from Germany, Portugal and […]

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BLOG: Demonstrating the deployment of grid-scale storage of hydrogen

Richard Stevenson, Hydrogen Business Development Manager at INOVYN talks about the potential to store hydrogen in salt cavities in Cheshire as part of the HySecure Project, and how this is essential to underpin the delivery of a hydrogen energy system in the UK. While momentum is gathering behind hydrogen as a key part of the UK’s transition to a low-carbon […]

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BLOG: Blue hydrogen is an important step on our journey to Net Zero

Jonathan Collins, External Affairs Manager at Cadent looks at the role of blue hydrogen on our journey to Net Zero. Back in February, the Government announced seed-funding for six hydrogen projects, including HyNet North West. This was a welcome sign of the government’s intention to help drive forward the hydrogen economy to help deliver on its Net Zero ambitions. And with […]

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BLOG: Investment in hydrogen vehicles important to capitalise on lockdown ‘green gains’

Professor Joe Howe, Chair of the North West Hydrogen Alliance (NWHA) and Executive Director of the Thornton Energy Institute at the University of Chester talks about how investment in hydrogen vehicles could be an important way to capitalise on the ‘green gains’ experienced during lockdown.  If the coronavirus pandemic has taught us anything, it is that a unified approach and strategic […]

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BLOG: Net Zero Domestic Heat is postponed but still very much on its way

Andy Lewis, Cadent Project Manager for HyDeploy at Keele University, uses the lockdown to take stock of where we’ve got to, how we got there and where we’re going next. Since I first headed to Keele University back in early 2016 to ask them if they would be interested in becoming involved in a hydrogen project, things have moved on […]

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BLOG: HyNet concept is becoming reality – Damien Hawke, Cadent

Damien Hawke, Director of Future Networks Safety & Network Strategy at Cadent talks about how the HyNet concept is becoming a reality  As I write we’re celebrating a great time for hydrogen and for progress towards a net zero future by 2050 which is good news for the whole of the UK. The HyNet project – a concept originated and […]

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GUEST BLOG: Stuart Broadley, Energy Industries Council

Stuart Broadley, CEO at the Energy Industries Council gives his thoughts on the recent industrial decarbonisation event held at Thornton Science Park. I was fortunate to work with Peel Environmental and the North West Hydrogen Alliance recently presenting to 100 businesses, and the discussions were starkly exciting, compelling and challenging, all at the same time! Outgoing UK Prime Minister Theresa […]

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BLOG: Deploying hydrogen as a transport fuel in the North West – Mark Griffin at BOC

Mark Griffin, Hydrogen Market Development Manager – Clean Fuels at BOC talks about the potential for hydrogen to be used as a transport fuel and the pioneering work taking place in the North West. Via its Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV), the UK Government launched its “Road to Zero” strategy in July last year.  This set out the government’s […]

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