Cadent launches report mapping out routes to hydrogen fuelled vehicles on UK roads

A roadmap using hydrogen to decarbonise transport, particularly commercial transport, in the North West of the UK, has been unveiled by the country’s leading gas distribution network Cadent.

Launched yesterday, the report – ‘HyMotion: Network-supplied hydrogen unlocks low carbon transport opportunities’ – aims to help the UK reduce its carbon emissions by 2050.

According to analysis by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC), the transport sector is the largest emitter in the UK economy and accounted for 28% of all greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in 2017.

Hydrogen has been identified by the government and CCC as one protentional solution, with a CCC report on a possible future hydrogen economy recognising that hydrogen may have an important role to play for long distance journeys and heavy goods transport.

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