Blogs

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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BLOG: ‘It’s the capacity, stupid’ – Gareth Davis at Costain

Bill Clinton was the last person to successfully unseat a U.S. President, defeating George Bush Sr. in 1992. This major change was achieved through a strategy based on three simple messages. They hung from the door of his campaign office in Little Rock, Arkansas. Change vs. more of the same Don’t forget health care But thirdly, and most memorably… It’s […]

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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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