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Govenment focus on hydrogen

Govenment focus on hydrogen 19 February 2020

Government focuses on hydrogen in £90m industrial decarbonisation funding (via Edie)

By Matt Mace

The UK Government has announced that £70m will be spent to fund low–carbon hydrogen production plants near Mersey and Aberdeen, while a third project will use offshore windfarms off the Grimsby coast to produce clean hydrogen.

The funds will explore and trial technologies that can switch industrial production from fossil fuels to renewables in industries including glass and cement production.

An additional £20m will be used to fund projects to cut domestic household emissions through local smart energy projects. More than 250,000 people could have their homes powered by renewables as a result, with the Government claiming that electricity bills could be halved for those who partake in the trials.

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