UK backs 15 low-carbon H2 projects

April 13, 2023

The UK Government has awarded £37.9m funding to support 15 low-carbon hydrogen projects by companies including RWE, Scottish Power and Statkraft.

The UK is looking to support low-carbon hydrogen schemes to support its goal of reducing carbon emissions, and is set to award support to projects through its Net Zero Hydrogen Fund in two allocation rounds.

The winning projects in this first allocation round are:

  • Ballymena Hydrogen by Wrightbus
  • Conrad Energy Hydrogen Lowestoft by Conrad Energy
  • Didcot Green Hydrogen Electrolyser by RWE
  • Green Hydrogen St Helens by Progressive Energy, Statkraft and Foresight Group
  • Green Hydrogen Winnington & Middlewich by Progressive Energy, Statkraft and Foresight Group
  • HyNet Hydrogen Production Plant HPP2 by Vertex Hydrogen
  • Inverness Green Hydrogen Hub by H2 Green
  • Kintore Hydrogen by Statera Energy
  • H2NorthEast by Kellas Midstream
  • Knockshinnoch Green Hydrogen Hub Project by Renantis, Logan Energy and Hive Hydrogen
  • Lanarkshire Green Hydrogen by Octopus Hydrogen
  • Mannok Green Hydrogen Valley by Mannok
  • MCRU Integrated Hydrogen Delivery for a Fuel Cell Van Fleet Pilot by British Gas
  • Port of Felixstowe Green Hydrogen Project by Scottish Power and Hutchison Ports
  • Trecwn Green Energy Hub by Statkraft

In addition, the government has revealed 20 projects in contention for support in its first electrolytic hydrogen funding allocation round, by companies including Carlton Power, Marubeni Europower, RES, Scottish Power and SSE.

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