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Hydrogen to be key component of UKCS decarbonisation

State to contribute towards £10bn investment in hydrogen production, reaffirming commitment to sector

The UK government confirmed that hydrogen will play a central role in the decarbonisation of the UKCS in its North Sea Transition Deal this week. It has targeted combined investment with industry totalling up to £16bn ($22.1bn)—with £10bn to be focused on supporting hydrogen production. The document set out the importance of the sector in plain terms: “Hydrogen is essential to meeting our net-zero commitment in the UK.” And it suggested important roles for both blue and green hydrogen, noting the country’s “world-leading offshore wind potential and electrolyser capability, alongside unparalleled carbon capture and storage sites”. “There is a very serious discussion now going on a

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