Planning approval paves means for first part of Aberdeen Hydrogen Hub 

PLANS have been accredited for the primary part of a hydrogen hub in Aberdeen which can produce inexperienced hydrogen utilizing renewable power. 

Section one of many mission is focusing on first manufacturing from 2025, delivering over 800 kilograms of inexperienced hydrogen per day.

The Aberdeen Hydrogen Hub is being delivered by bp Aberdeen Hydrogen Vitality Restricted (bpAHEL) in a three way partnership with Aberdeen Metropolis Council. 

800kg of inexperienced hydrogen is sufficient to gasoline 25 buses. 

The hydrogen manufacturing facility could be constructed on Hareness Street and the photo voltaic farm, on the previous Ness landfill website. Each could be linked by an underground grid connection. 

Dr Oliver Taylor, chief government for bpAHEL, mentioned: “This mission will reinforce Aberdeen’s place as a pioneering hydrogen metropolis, on the forefront of the power transition.

“It helps bp and Aberdeen Metropolis Council’s shared ambition to create a local weather optimistic metropolis that builds inclusive progress by the creation of a hydrogen provide chain, talent improvement and wider neighborhood advantages. 

“We’re aiming to stimulate demand for hydrogen by working with fleets and serving to the folks and companies of Aberdeen seize worth by the power transition.” 

Aberdeen Metropolis Council Co-Chief Councillor Ian Yuill mentioned: “It’s a optimistic signal for enterprise that the plans for the primary part of Aberdeen’s Hydrogen Hub have been accredited.

“The power to supply ‘inexperienced’ hydrogen-based gasoline and power, and this improvement, are a key a part of the Council’s Internet Zero imaginative and prescient.   

“The Hydrogen Hub will assist create not solely a cleaner and extra sustainable metropolis, but in addition present the chance for the following part of the power transition to ship jobs and funding within the Aberdeen financial system.” 

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