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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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NORTH WEST SECURES FUNDING TO ROADMAP JOURNEY TO NET ZERO

The North West Energy & Hydrogen Cluster has been awarded Government funding to map out the region’s journey to becoming the UKs first net zero carbon industrial cluster by 2040. Funding has also been awarded to the North West’s leading hydrogen and carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) project, HyNet. The £120,000 roadmap project which is jointly funded by UK […]

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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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