Fossil fuel firms are increasingly eyeing up plans for blue hydrogen production, but think tank E3G fears the nascent sector risks locking in a new generation of high carbon infrastructure and jobs. The UK’s burgeoning hydrogen ambitions risk being “captured” by fossil fuel companies intent on producing the versatile fuel using fossil gas and potentially leaky carbon capture technologies
Busines Green 29th March 2021 read more »
The world’s first passenger flights using hydrogen-powered aircraft could be launched between Orkney’s islands in less than three years if trials announced today are successful. A nine-passenger aircraft similar to the ones used by Loganair in Orkney for the islands’ council is being fitted with a Scottish-designed hydrogen tank for the test flights. They are planned for September next year at Cranfield Aerospace Solutions (CAS), which is leading the project, in Bedfordshire.
Scotsman 30th March 2021 read more »