Aberdeen has been boosted by a £100,000 ($123,150) investment to help the Scottish city achieve its hydrogen ambitions and develop a business case.
The business case will explore the development of a sustainable and commercial supply of hydrogen in Aberdeen and create a model which can be adopted by other Scottish cities.
Energy consultancy Element Energy will assist the study, allowing Aberdeen to continue to build on its reputation as a centre of excellence for hydrogen and fuel cell technologies.
Working with Aberdeen City Council previously on the existing bus projects and new JIVE projects, Element Energy will also identify as part of the study potential locations for a hydrogen hub in addition to outlining the strategic, economic, financial and commercial objectives whilst determining the opportunities to seek private investment in the hydrogen market.
The study is jointly funded by Aberdeen City Council, with support from the EU’s Interreg Hytrec2 project, Opportunity North East and Scottish Enterprise.
The commitment of the three partners demonstrates the city’s ambitions to embrace the future of hydrogen.