UK Prime Minister (PM) Boris Johnson reshuffled his cabinet this week and it’s positive news for the hydrogen industry as the table now has more pro-hydrogen ministers sitting around it.
The ministerial reshuffle saw Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP leave the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and be replaced by Greg Hands, MP for Hammersmith and Fulham.
Previously working for the Department for International Trade, it was through this brief Hands developed strong connections across Europe, which Rob Dale, founder and Director of Beyond2050, said will be useful for the UK hydrogen businesses looking to export to the continent.
Dale said Hands hasn’t said much about hydrogen in Parliament, but recently visited Poland where he tweeted about working together “on green technology like offshore wind & hydrogen”.
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