When will clean hydrogen be available to heat out homes and workplaces?
Over 90% of the hydrogen currently produced in the UK is fossil-fuel based and low-cost clean or ‘green’ hydrogen will require a huge step-change in Carbon Capture and Storage’ (CCS), or a significant excess of renewable energy.
- Is hydrogen the solution to decarbonise our existing 27m homes and workplaces
- Can it be deployed in time to realise our legally binding 2050 net zero target
- Does it have a role in new build?
- Is it the silver bullet?
- What role do local authorities have in supporting the development of this fuel source?