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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...

Plane-makers’ merger presages hydrogen-powered Islander revamp

An iconic British plane was today absorbed into a new venture promoting zero admissions flight. A hydrogen-powered version of the Britten-Norman Islander light transport may...

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...

Hydrogen blended into gas grid “unfairly expensive to consumers”, 20 organisations tell Shapps

Boosting Britain’s nascent hydrogen economy by pumping the gas in blends over established grids will impose unfair costs on businesses & households, campaigners including...

Renewables leaders hail Hydrogen Champion’s calls on government

Green power generators have welcomed the first report from the government’s ‘hydrogen champion’. Johnson Matthey executive Jane Toogood was appointed last summer as an independent...

Ceres trials its green H2 tech with Linde & Bosch

Clean energy innovators Ceres Power Holdings have signed up with chemical giant Linde Engineering & industrial leviathan Bosch to pilot a 1 MW green...

Appointment of Dr Graham Cooley to Chair H2 Green

Getech, owner of hydrogen developer H2 Green has announced Dr Graham Cooley as Chair of H2 Green. Graham will assist H2 Green to expand and...

Hydrogen genset firm GeoPura expands with £36m from GM & friends

Hydrogen-fuelled power makers GeoPura have secured £36 million in growth funds from heavyweight investors including Barclays Sustainable Impact Capital and the venture capital arm...

“Red & yellow & pink & green”; Ministers seek to sing hydrogen’s simpler rainbow

Standardising hydrogen’s often confusing palette of colours and sources is the government’s aim in its proposed new certification scheme, announced today. Verifying the sustainability of...

Tale of two molecules: CPH2 expands, ITM Power takes stock

Clean hydrogen innovators were this morning reflecting on further moves in the gas’ advance to commercial maturity. The deal grants the Kiwi firm non-exclusive rights...

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...

Government goes cold on ‘hydrogen town’ pilot

Energy ministry D-ESNZ is turning down the heat under plans to run a town-scale pilot to heat homes by hydrogen alone this decade. in December...

EfW player plans £200m carbon capture hub on Deeside

Energy-from-waste operator Enfinium today unveiled plans for a £200 million plant storing carbon dioxide extracted from waste at its depot in the Parc Adfer...

Bristol’s hydrogen trial powers airport baggage trucks; planes next?

A ground-breaking airside hydrogen refuelling trial, led by easyJet with support from aviation service providers, has been successfully completed at Bristol Airport, in the...

Bradford clears way to big green hydrogen plant

One of Britain’s biggest planned clean hydrogen plants has been approved for Bradford, west Yorkshire. Development partners Hygen and N-Gen have secured planning consent for...

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...