Hydrogen deployment could deliver 75,000 jobs and £18bn boon for UK economy over the next 15 years, according to a taskforce backed by the likes of Shell and BP. The Hydrogen Taskforce has released new statistics this week, outlining how hydrogen can support the UK’s green recovery and net-zero commitment. According to the research, 11.3TWh of hydrogen would be required to support end use in sectors such as heat, transport, power and industry by 2035 annually. However, only 20% of this annual demand would derive from green hydrogen, with the remainder coming from “blue” hydrogen that would include carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) technology. Currently, around 95% of global hydrogen production comes from fossil fuel feedstocks.
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