Excess solar and wind could generate between 60-80GW of renewable hydrogen, helping Britain to avoid future energy supply crunches.
Industry urges government to set 'clear ambition' for green hydrogen in mixed bag of Hydrogen Strategy responses
Current± has compiled the responses of leading industry figures to the government's Hydrogen Strategy, released yesterday.
The government is today (17 August) publishing its Hydrogen Strategy, detailing its plans to achieve 5GW of low carbon hydrogen production capacity by 2030.
SSE Renewables is aiming to co-locate hydrogen production facilities at two onshore wind farms in Scotland and Ireland in a partnership with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy.
Electrolyser capacity is set to increase from 0.2GW worldwide today to 213.5GW by 2040, a thousand-fold increase, according to Aurora Energy Research.
A new business division focused on green hydrogen has been created by ScottishPower, with its first projects expected next year.