The North West of England has the industry, infrastructure and innovation to make hydrogen energy a reality.
The North West Hydrogen Alliance brings together some of the UK’s most influential organisations developing the region as the UK’s primary hydrogen economy.
Take a look at the hydrogen projects happening in the North West
Following the success of the inaugural hydrogen showcase event, held at the Heath in Runcorn, the North West Hydrogen Alliance will be bringing stakeholders together again to discuss how the North West can collaborate to deliver pioneering hydrogen projects that set the standard for the UK and contribute to meeting our net zero goals.
Net Zero North West
The North West Hydrogen Alliance is a key partner in Net Zero North West – the organisation driving industrial decarbonisation in the region, which aims to become the UK’s first net zero carbon industrial cluster by 2030.
A key part of the North West’s decarbonisation approach is the work taking place to develop a hydrogen network in the region.
The North West Hydrogen Alliance has welcomed news that HyNet North West – a major project in the region to generate, store and distribute hydrogen – has been selected as a lead project for Government investment. Greg Hands MP, Minister of State for Energy, Clean Growth and Climate Change, today announced to parliament that HyNet […]
By Darryl Nevitt, Business Development, Otto Simon Limited It is inescapable; global warming, climate change and the quest to reduce our carbon footprint have at last permeated our collective consciousness. We remain indebted to luminaries such as Greta Thunberg and David Attenborough who have helped us grasp the seriousness of the situation by alerting us […]
FOUR new companies have signed up to join the North West Hydrogen Alliance (NWHA). The new members – Fichtner, Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC), Powerhouse Energy and Swagelok – take the membership count to 30, cementing the organisation’s position as the UK’s largest industry-funded regional hydrogen alliance. It comes as the Alliance throws its weight behind […]
In light of the recent debate around blue hydrogen, NWHA Chair Professor Joe Howe considers why we need low carbon hydrogen from a range of sources. Our entire energy system needs to be decarbonised rapidly to prevent the damaging and evident effects of climate change. There is no single solution – we need to deploy […]
The long awaited Hydrogen Strategy has been published by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy Professor Joe Howe, Chair of the North West Hydrogen Alliance and Executive Director, Thornton Research Institute at the University of Chester, said: “This is a critical step forward for the development of a world leading hydrogen economy in […]
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