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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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NEWS – HYDROGEN KEY TO ZERO CARBON SOCIETY, SAYS METRO MAYOR

HYDROGEN KEY TO ZERO CARBON SOCIETY, SAYS METRO MAYOR  New Cadent report confirms plan to introduce hydrogen to North West England’s gas network for domestic heat can also support growth of hydrogen as a low-carbon transport fuel Potential for grid-scale storage of bulk hydrogen in salt caverns in Cheshire announced by INOVYN North West Energy and Hydrogen Cluster could see […]

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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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Industry heavyweight INOVYN joins North West Hydrogen Alliance

  One of the biggest names in the chemicals industry, INOVYN is the latest company to join the North West Hydrogen Alliance (NWHA). Following its launch in November 2018, the NWHA is already establishing itself as a prominent voice on the development of a hydrogen economy in the region. INOVYN, a wholly owned subsidiary of INEOS, has joined with Atkins, […]

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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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