UK Gov supports Holyhead hydrogen hub plans

The UK Government has backed plans for a hydrogen hub in Holyhead, North Wales, with £4.8m in funding.

Announced earlier this week (1st March), the funding will support the first of its kind project for the region that is thought to support over 500 local businesses.

As the second largest roll-on, roll-off port in the UK, Holyhead was identified as the perfect location for a Hydrogen Hub, hosting large scale heavy HGV moments annually as well as potential demands at the port.

Further to that, the location provides an ideal launchpad for larger, scaled-up green hydrogen production, the site will also help release the full potential of the region’s vast renewable energy resources.

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