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WEBINAR: Roadmap to Enable Hydrogen Blending

Frontier Economics is hosting a webinar to discuss hydrogen blending. Low carbon hydrogen is expected to play a significant role in meeting the UK’s Net Zero target and blending hydrogen into the gas grid could be an important stepping stone during the transition. If blending is to take place, changes will be needed to the current gas commercial framework. This […]

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North West Hydrogen Alliance calls for urgent UK hydrogen strategy as membership grows

The North West Hydrogen Alliance (NWHA) is calling for the urgent creation of a UK Hydrogen Strategy to co-ordinate the development and funding of hydrogen projects across the country as part of the post-Covid economic recovery and levelling up agenda. In a letter to the Hydrogen Advisory Council, which was launched by the Government’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial […]

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BLOG Hydrogen is ready to power the UK’s green economy

NWHA Chair Professor Joe Howe gives his take on the Hydrogen Taskforce’s recent Economic Impact Assessment (EIA). The Hydrogen Taskforce recently released its study of the economic impacts of hydrogen, revealing the epic scale through which hydrogen could transform not only UK energy systems, but job opportunities across the supply chain as well. According to the taskforce, hydrogen solutions have a […]

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Penspen joins the Alliance

We have another new member of the North West Hydrogen Alliance. Welcome to Penspen! Penspen is an international engineering company that provides services across the entire project lifecycle to help clients develop new energy infrastructure and optimise existing assets, from production to storage and distribution. Peter O’Sullivan, Chief Executive of Penspen, said: “We believe developing a Hydrogen Economy is of […]

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Orbital Gas Systems joins the Alliance

We’re delighted to announce that Orbital Gas Systems are the latest member to join the North West Hydrogen Alliance. Orbital are a leading technology, engineering and support provider to renewable gas integration & innovation projects, having been involved in the UK’s first pilot biomethane injection plant and also the first commercial facility. Orbital are actively involved in the HyDeploy project, […]

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BLOG: Turning waste plastic into hydrogen – is this the future?

  Myles Kitcher, Managing Director at Peel L&P Environmental talks about the planned roll out of pioneering plastic to hydrogen technology with the first plant to start construction at Protos later this year. Hydrogen rarely seems to be out of the news these days. In the last few weeks the Government announced £139m for hydrogen and carbon capture to fuel […]

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BLOG: Hydrogen- what are we waiting for?

Prem Mahi, Development and Innovation Director – Energy at Mott MacDonald asks what are we waiting for when it comes to hydrogen? Hydrogen is the fuel of the future. It is well known that hydrogen will assist to tackle climate change issues and meet global targets. Early stages of production of hydrogen from natural gas results in a by-product of […]

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BLOG: How hydrogen is the answer to ‘building greener’

Jenny Moten, Network Director, North West at Cadent talks about how hydrogen is the answer to ‘building greener’. When Boris Johnson said ‘building greener’ would be at the heart of the UK economic recovery from Covid-19, it was music to my ears. You might think that strange, coming from a company that currently carries mostly fossil gas through our 21,000 miles of […]

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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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EVENT: Webinar – The role of hydrogen in green recovery, 22nd July 2020

Webinar: The role of hydrogen in green recovery As the country looks to recovery from COVID-19, this webinar will look at the role of hydrogen in green recovery. With the potential for hydrogen to decarbonise our homes, businesses and industry we will talk to some of the key partners at the forefront of developing a hydrogen economy in the UK. […]

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