Nigel Holmes, Chief Executive of the Scottish Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (SHFCA)
Scotland a leading location for deployment of Hydrogen and Fuel Cells into developing low carbon energy systems. The Orkney Islands are widely seen as exemplar clean energy islands, host to an increasing portfolio of hydrogen projects. This includes the FCH-JU supported BIGHIT and the H2020 supported HySeas III development of the world’s first ocean-going roll-on-roll-off hydrogen ferry.
The rapid growth of offshore wind in the North Sea together with the increasing demand for low carbon energy presents a very significant opportunity for the supply of low carbon hydrogen for decarbonisation of heat, transport, power, and industry around the North Sea.