Scottish Government backs offshore green hydrogen demonstration project

The Net Zero Technology Centre (NZTC) has been awarded £2.12m ($2.3m) by the Scottish Government to demonstrate the feasibility of repurposing existing oil and gas assets for offshore green hydrogen production.

NZTC today (October 13) revealed the funding from Government’s Just Transition Fund (JTF) will support the delivery of its Hydrogen Offshore Production Project (HOP2) which seeks to demonstrate if offshore hydrogen production and storage at a scale of 500MW to 1GW utilising existing oil and gas assets is feasible.

H2 View understands HOP2 will also outline what a new build project for offshore hydrogen production could deliver within the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS).

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