Atkins appointed to design £500M hydrogen plant in Scotland
- Oct 6, 2022 4:05 pm GMT
Atkins has signed a key contract to deliver the design for
The hydrogen plant is expected to be operational by 2030 and will further reduce emissions from the site by 1M.t per year.
The construction of our hydrogen plant is a vital component to delivering our net zero road map at Grangemouth and an enabler for others to reduce their footprints too.
Alongside our support and active involvement in the Scottish Cluster (Carbon Capture and Storage) and the Forth Green Freeport,
Pritchard continued: In addition to the Scottish Cluster we are actively involved in the Forth Green Freeport bid, which if successful, will further support the early development of our hydrogen production facility and our ambitions to achieve greater than 60% carbon reduction by 2030 on the road to our net zero commitment by 2045.
Net zero & energy secretary for the Scottish Government
It will play an increasingly important role in supporting our just transition to a net zero economy and deliver good, green jobs for our highly skilled workforces.
Low-carbon hydrogen meanwhile offers a route for our critical industrial sector to decarbonise, and I welcome this latest step in
The plan clearly demonstrates how important carbon capture technology will be to the sectors energy transformation over the coming decades and the
Atkins market director for net zero energy
Hydrogen has the potential to play an important role in industrial decarbonisation: our team has global experience in the technology and we look forward to working with
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