The government has set out a blueprint to switch 20TWh of the UK industry’s energy supply from fossil fuel sources to low carbon alternatives, as part of its £1 billion Industrial Decarbonisation Strategy.
Zero Carbon Humber has sent an open letter to energy minister Kwasi Kwarteng, calling on the government to back a major funding bid.
The Zero Carbon Humber Partnership has made a £75 million public and private sector funded bid.
A pilot bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) project is to take place in a partnership between Drax and Mistubishi Heavy Industries Engineering (MHI).
Zero Carbon Humber project expands as eleven energy and industry companies form a consortium to develop a decarbonised industrial cluster.