Scottish Government funding to secure hydrogen supply in Orkney

In a step towards to improving the supply of hydrogen in Orkney, Scotland, the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has been awarded £454,000 ($547,462) by the Scottish Government, to secure two hydrogen tube trailers.

It is hoped the funding will help to ensure a resilient supply of hydrogen from Eday, Orkney to the Scottish mainland as well as improving future connectivity between emerging regional hydrogen hubs in the North of Scotland and its islands.

The funding was announced by Michael Matheson, Cabinet Secretary for Net Zero and Transport for the Scottish Government during a trip to Orkney to see EMEC’s hydrogen operations.

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