IGas proposals to produce hydrogen at a second site in Surrey have been published.
IGas has confirmed it has relinquished the Tinker Lane shale gas licence in Nottinghamshire and written off £10m in exploration costs. But the company said it was continuing to work with regulators and government to end the moratorium on fracking in England.
IGas confirmed this morning it had submitted planning applications for two hydrogen schemes at gas sites in Surrey.
The chair of the UK’s largest hydrogen association has resigned saying blue hydrogen risks locking the country into fossil fuels.
The government is seeking views on setting a low-carbon standard for blue hydrogen.
In this guest post, Ann Stewart, of Weald Action Group, argues that IGas plans to produce hydrogen from fossil fuels in Surrey appear to be an attempt to greenwash continued extraction of unabated methane. She says the schemes, if approved, would lock the county into decades of emissions […]
The use of hydrogen to help meet UK carbon targets does not justify an expansion of the onshore oil and gas industry, campaigners said today.