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REPORT: Hydrogen Economy Outlook, BloombergNEF

Hydrogen Economy Outlook, a new and independent global study from research firm BloombergNEF (BNEF), finds that clean hydrogen could be deployed in the decades to come to cut up to 34% of global greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuels and industry – at a manageable cost. However, this will only be possible if policies are put in place to help scale […]

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North West poised to deliver £7bn investment into low carbon skills in the region

The North West Energy & Hydrogen Cluster is to set out a roadmap for low carbon skills in the region. Working with businesses, universities, colleges and training providers the plan will highlight where skills gaps exist and where investment is needed. This comes as a report from the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) revealed that over £40bn could be […]

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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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World-first low carbon hydrogen projects in the North West win £13m Government backing

The UK Government’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has awarded £13m to fund two world-first hydrogen projects led by the HyNet consortium in the North West. The first is the UK’s leading low carbon hydrogen project, involving Johnson Matthey as technology provider, SNC-Lavalin as project delivery specialists and Essar Oil UK as owner and operator. The second […]

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Cheshire East and Storengy secure funding to fuel first bin wagons with green hydrogen

Cheshire East Council and Storengy have joined forces and secured funding towards a £1m scheme which will see bin wagons converted to take home-produced hydrogen. The scheme comprised of both public and private sector money – with a £345,000 contribution from the local enterprise partnership’s Local Growth Fund – will see the first green hydrogen fuelling facility in the North […]

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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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Thyson and Mott MacDonald join the Alliance

The NWHA welcomes two new members hoping to benefit from the huge supply chain opportunities on offer from hydrogen. Thyson Technology Limited, based in Ellesmere Port, is an instrumentation and engineering systems provider. The company is currently involved in the HyDeploy project which is trailing the blending of hydrogen into the gas network in Keele, with further trials planned for […]

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NEWS: Industry leaders call on Government to support a clean growth supply chain in the UK

Business leaders across the North West came together to discuss the huge supply chain opportunities which the UK’s transition to net zero will deliver. Hosted by Peel L&P Environmental and the North West Hydrogen Alliance (NWHA), the Energy Industries Council (EIC) event showcased some of the projects already happening in the North West to decarbonise the region – including HyNet, […]

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EVENT Evo North, 5th March 2020, Manchester

This unique and inclusive, CPD accredited event isn’t your run of the mill bums, on seats conference, exhibition and networking dinner. EvoNorth opens up discussion that leads to action on the design and delivery of transformational public services for the citizens of the North. Over the two days you can earn up to 16 CPD points by attending and participating […]

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