Jacob Young: Hydrogen could play major role in UK’s economic recovery from Covid-19

Hydrogen has the potential to play a major role in the UK’s economic recovery from Covid-19 and offers a compelling pathway towards supporting the decarbonisation of heating, transport and industrial processes.

That’s according to Jacob Young MP, Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Hydrogen, who made the comments off the back of a new report released today that calls for the UK Government to introduce a new hydrogen target for Britain’s gas grids to start turning the country’s zero carbon hydrogen ambitions into a reality.

Read more: UK must introduce hydrogen target for gas grids, report says

For hydrogen to play that role, Young said, “It is now more important than ever for hydrogen production to be ramped up – and the commercial framework for hydrogen blending outlined in Cadent’s report offers a really good way to achieve that.”

... to continue reading you must be subscribed

Subscribe Today

Paywall Asset Header Graphic

To gain access to this article and all our other content, you will need to subscribe to H2 View.

From the latest print editions, to 24/7 online access to exclusive interviews, authoritative columnists and the H2 View news archive, a subscription is the best way for you to stay up to date with developments in the hydrogen community.

Please wait...