UK Energy Bill seeks to drive £100bn of investment into new tech, hydrogen included

It has been revealed, the proposed UK Energy Bill is set to be unveiled in Parliament today (July 6) and will offer measures to support the deployment of hydrogen with a bid to drive investment.

According to the Government, the Bill seeks to drive £100bn ($119.7bn) of investment into new British industries to diversify the country’s domestic energy supply with technologies including hydrogen and offshore wind.

The Government announcement has also revealed intentions to deliver a large village hydrogen heating trial by 2025 in an attempt to prove evidence on the role of hydrogen in heat decarbonisation. Whitby in the Ellesmere Port area near Liverpool, and Redcar near Middlesbrough, have been identified as potential locations.

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