Hydrogen fired glass production trials underway in the Liverpool City Region

One of the world’s first large-scale demonstrations of 100% hydrogen firing in a live float sheet glass production is underway in the Liverpool City Region.

Pilkington UK today (August 25) said that natural gas fossil fuel, normally used within its manufacturing process, will be completely replaced with hydrogen at its St Helens facility.

Such effort is part of the HyNet Industrial Fuel Switching project, led by Progressive Energy, which aims to show that low carbon hydrogen from is a suitable alternative to natural gas.

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