The UK’s pipeline of carbon capture and storage (CCS) and hydrogen projects took several steps forward this week, thanks to a flurry of announcements from leading developers. Sembcorp Energy UK (SEUK) and US clean energy innovation firm 8 Rivers Capital, acting through its UK subsidiary Zero Degrees Whitetail Development Ltd. (ZDW), yesterday announced a collaboration agreement that could see the firms develop the UK’s “first net zero power station” at SEUK’s Wilton International site on Teesside. Dubbed Whitetail Clean Energy, the project aims to deliver 300MW of capacity when it is up and running and is expected to support over 2,000 direct, indirect, and induced jobs, including cascading supply chain opportunities, the developer’s said.
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Upstream emissions risk ‘killing the concept of blue hydrogen’, says Equinor vice-president. Production of the low-carbon gas will require the use of renewable energy and further emissions reductions throughout the value chain to be credible, Henrik Solgaard Andersen tells Recharge.
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