Carlton Power has secured planning permission for the development of the 200MW Trafford Green Hydrogen scheme, the city’s first low-carbon hydrogen fuel hub.
The £300m scheme, first announced in March 2021, is now the UK’s largest consented green hydrogen scheme, according to a statement.
The first phase of the Trafford Green Hydrogen scheme (at 15-20MW) is likely to create around 200 construction jobs over a two-year period and create up to 10 full-time operational jobs with future phases to be constructed in response to demand for hydrogen in the region.
The scheme’s construction and operation is contingent on receiving financial support from the Government’s Hydrogen Investment Package, a multi-million pound programme to encourage the growth of the hydrogen economy across the UK.
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