Councillors in Surrey have refused permission for a scheme to produce hydrogen at a gas site near Bletchingley.
People are being invited to comment on the environmental impact of plans by IGas to produce unabated hydrogen at its gas site at Albury in Surrey.
IGas shares dropped nearly 18% today following news of the impact of Covid-19 on production.
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.
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.