Northern Gas Networks, BP to explore potential for hydrogen in the UK

Northern Gas Networks (NGN) and BP are joining forces to explore the potential of hydrogen for meeting the UK Government’s target of net zero carbon emissions by 2050.

The two firms have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on hydrogen, reflecting the synergies between NGN’s vision to decarbonise the gas network via a hydrogen conversion and BP’s ambition to develop large-scale hydrogen production facilities.

BP announced earlier today (18th March) that it is targeting 1GW of hydrogen production by 2030, as the oil major announced plans for what it says will be the UK’s largest blue hydrogen production facility.

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