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Cranfield secures £69 million to boost hydrogen-as-SAF research

Cranfield University is to deepen its research into hydrogen as a sustainable aviation fuel, following its biggest ever grant win. A £69 million injection will...

Low heat pump uptake slows progress on hydrogen & decarbing homes, watchdog finds

Government uncertainty over heat pumps and over hydrogen’s role in home heating is slowing adoption of the devices and infrastructure planning, a new National...

Green hydrogen electrolysers boosted by Toshiba-Bekaert tie-up

The route to making green hydrogen looked to have eased significantly today, as two technology giants allied to cut up to 90% of valuable...

Carlton & Kraft Heinz opt for green hydrogen at Wigan mega-factory

Energy infrastructure innovators Carlton Power have inked a deal with groceries colossus Kraft Heinz to develop the food firm’s first ever green hydrogen supply...

Wasted wind costing £1bn a year? Green hydrogen can save it, urges Policy Exchange

Too slow deployment of grid upgrades and new storage technologies is costing Britain as much as £1billion a year in wasted renewable power, says...

Green hydrogen scoops £2bn for industry projects, as pilot falters to convert homes

Energy ministry D-ESNZ has committed to back 11 projects making industrial use of green hydrogen with £2 billion over 15 years. In return for state...

RWE and Dragon LNG sign contract with AtkinsRéalis to carry out an engineering study...

RWE, the largest power generator in Wales, and Dragon LNG, one of the three UK LNG terminals, have awarded a contract to AtkinsRéalis, a...

AFC to debut world’s first ammonia-into-hydrogen pilot cracker

Fuel cell innovators AFC Energy have announced what they claim as the world’s biggest trial plant for producing low carbon hydrogen from ammonia. Weekly output...

Dale Vince partners with ZeroAvia to puff hydrogen for short-haul flights

Ecotricity founder Dale Vince has announced his low carbon spin-off airline Ecojet will use hydrogen-electric propulsion technology pioneered by fellow West Country specialists ZeroAvia. Ecojet...

Sunak’s carbon capture policy ‘deepens fossil gas reliance’; IEEFA report

The UK government’s £20 billion pot of incentives for carbon capture projects disproportionately supports extraction of gas-derived ‘blue’ hydrogen, increasing long-term reliance on the...
Rolls Royce's vision of how a small nuclear reactor might look. The report acknowledges Rolls Royce's support.

Hydrogen hopes: Rolls-Royce trios up to probe gas’s potential from small nukes

Small nuclear reactors (SMRs) as sources of low-carbon hydrogen fit to decarbonise industry and to fuel vehicles are the focus of an engineering partnership...

Green hydrogen offers up to £ 11 billion savings for UK plc, industrialists calculate

A new study backed by top manufacturers including Tata Steel, Air Products & Airbus has found nearly £11 billion of economic and environmental benefits...

Steel city forges plan to swap gas for green hydrogen

Switching Sheffield’s world-renowned steel forges from gas to locally produced green hydrogen could cut CO2 emissions by as much as 40%, a government-funded study...

Plant hire partners puff hydrogen gensets for building sites

Surrey-based AFC Energy last year launched its H-Power Generators, designed to offer zero emissions electricity to run drills, lifts and tools on building sites. Later...

Kimberly-Clark’s Coleshill, Flint mill to run on green hydrogen, not Welsh coal or flint

A joint venture formed by Octopus Energy Generation and solar- and wind-power electricity developers RES is seeking planners’ permission to run the Welsh operations...

Ceres’ state-of-the-art H2 fuel cell test centre opens in Nuneaton

A new and state-of-the-art hydrogen fuel cell and electrolysis test facility opened officially this week in Nuneaton. The site was officially opened by Mr Atsushi...

Shapps “will not add H2 introduction charge” to bills; hints other green levies may...

An interview given by energy secretary Grant Shapps yesterday has prompted new speculation that green levies mandated to spur renewables could return to bills...

Flow control firm & SGN partner over gas grids’ hydrogen readiness

The companies will work together as part of the operator's LTS Futures project, designed to verify the compatibility of Britain’s local transmission system (LTS)...

Carlton’s & Schroders’ £200 m hydrogen bid glows green for gas’s prospects

A £ 200 million joint venture announced today in green hydrogen testifies to the low-carbon gas’ future as an industrial mainstay and low-carbon substitute. Developers...

Britain lags on coherent hydrogen policy, says RenewablesUK

Policymakers’ lack of joined-up thinking on hydrogen as a low carbon industrial saviour risks the UK losing out to economies better managed to embrace...