Scotland gains £52m to develop two Green Freeports with hydrogen to play a major role

The UK and Scottish Governments have unveiled a new agreement today (Feb 14) to establish two Green Freeports in Scotland with a £52m ($70m) investment and hydrogen to play a major role within these.

Scotland boasts significant renewable energy potential and, with an abundance of offshore and onshore wind farms currently being developed, hydrogen production projects are being coupled with these to produce green hydrogen.

For instance, the Scottish Cluster is targeting a hydrogen production capacity of 3.7GW by the mid-2030’s produced from wind farms.

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