Scottish Government Announces £10m Investment In Net-Zero Energy

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Scottish Government Announces £10m Investment In Net-Zero Energy

New funding to drive innovation within the hydrogen sector and accelerate its production and storage has been launched by the Scottish Government.

The £10 million Hydrogen Innovation Scheme will provide capital support over the next four years. This aims to unlock additional private investment in the technology and enable new companies to enter the sector.

The first round of funding will target:

  • Projects that support the low-cost, efficient and sustainable production of renewable hydrogen
  • Projects that support efficient hydrogen storage and distribution, both within Scotland and for export
  • Projects that support the efficient integration of hydrogen into our energy system

The scheme is part of a Scottish Government commitment to invest £100 million in hydrogen over the course of this parliament.

This is part of a wider £180 million package of investment in emerging energy technologies which will be delivered as set out in the updated Climate Change Plan.

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