Aggreko to invest in hydrogen

Temporary power generation firm Aggreko is investing in hydrogen-ready engines and fuel cells in preparation for rapid exploitation as the technology becomes available at scale.

The UK firm’s shift towards clean energy alternatives comes it announced this week its ambition to be net zero by 2050 or sooner, in alignment with the Paris Agreement.

Aggreko said it has already made significant progress over the past few years, providing cleaner solutions for its customers around the world, such as turning landfill, bio and flare gas into power or by investing in battery storage, solar and more efficient and near zero local emissions generators.

By 2030, Aggreko wants to achieve net zero across all of its own business operations, reduce local air quality emissions of its solutions by 50% and reduce the amount of fossil diesel fuel used in customer solutions by at least 50% by offering customers cleaner technologies and fuels that guarantee the same or better level of reliability and competitiveness.

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