House of Lords discusses support for private sector hydrogen investment

On 30 November, the House of Lords held a session on ‘Supporting private investment in the hydrogen sector in the UK’ following an oral question by Baroness Meacher. Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist opened with an outline of the government’s commitment to 5GW of hydrogen production capacity by 2030. The support for achieving this was […]

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Hydrogen features in Government’s Spending Review and Infrastructure Strategy

On 25 November, the UK Government published it’s 2020 Spending Review (SR20). A £100bn capital investment was pledged for 2020-21 for infrastructure and to ‘level up for a greener, stronger future’. In respect of ‘innovative clean technologies’, £1bn of funding as been committed to a Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Infrastructure Fund along with ‘additional […]

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EDF issues EOI invitations for hydrogen and direct air capture projects connected to Sizewell

Announced on 23 November, EDF Energy has published details of plans to construct and operate two demonstrator projects at its East Suffolk site. The first project will see construction of a hydrogen electrolyser with an expected capacity of up to 2MW. This would enable production of up to 800kg of hydrogen each day which could […]

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