The Humber LEP has welcomed the announcement by Equinor that it has set out plans for the Hydrogen to Humber Saltend (H2H Saltend) hydrogen and natural gas plant.
This could see one of the UK’s – and the world’s – first at-scale facilities to produce hydrogen from natural gas in combination with carbon capture and storage (CCS) being created in the region as part of Zero Carbon Humber.
Chair of the Humber LEP, Stephen Parnaby OBE, reacted positively to the news today.
Rural groups in the Humber who are looking to develop greener ways to provide energy for their communities could benefit from thousands of pounds of funding to help develop their projects.
The Rural Community Energy Fund (RCEF) is a Government initiative to support rural communities seeking to develop feasibility work for renewable energy projects. Across the North East, Yorkshire and the Humber, around £1.46m is available for suitable projects in total.
The funding is available to community groups such as parish councils,
By Lord Haskins, Chair of the Humber LEP
In early November the Humber welcomed 800 delegates to Hull for the Energy and Clean Growth in the Northern Powerhouse conference.
As the conference began, I set out one important question for the attendees to take into consideration as they listened to the speakers over the two days – how can we address climate change while maintaining economic growth?
The conference saw the publication of the NP11’s report into clean growth for the Northern Powerhouse,
The Humber Local Enterprise Partnership has set out its vision for clean growth in the region ahead of a landmark event.
Read the full report here: Humber Clean Growth White Paper.
The ambitious plan aims to put the Energy Estuary at the forefront of what LEP Chair Lord Haskins called “the biggest global question today”: addressing climate change while maintaining economic growth.
The publication comes as hundreds of business, academic and political leaders from across the North of England prepare to visit the