Gateshead test site debuts the first homes to make use of hydrogen for heating and cooking. A semi-detached on the outskirts of Gateshead is an unlikely setting to spark revolution but two new homes, built at Northern Gas Networks’ innovation site in Low Thornley, may stake a claim for achieving just that. The homes have become the first in the UK to have gas appliances fuelled entirely by hydrogen, as part of a demonstration project that this week has opened to the public for the first time. The project is a partnership between gas distributors Northern Gas Networks (NGN), Cadent, and the government’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).
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