There is no easy option in the path to a low carbon economy says Steve Milward, Director of Oil and Gas at WSP. “I am very pleased to see that the Committee on Climate Change recognises the dilemma raised by the electrification of heat and transport, and acknowledges the contribution that hydrogen can play in the decarbonisation of the UK economy. Furthermore, identifying the need for a carbon capture and storage cluster by 2030 is most welcome. The report confirms the relevance of the work which we have been doing within WSP to progress the low carbon economy”.
Tony Alderson, Technical Lead for Oil and Gas at WSP, has identified that hydrogen has an important role to play in a low carbon future if the UK can work out how best to produce large quantities of the element and deal with the resulting carbon. Steve Milward concluded “These are exciting times in the energy sector and we are working closely with developers and partners in this emerging market. WSP is ready to support the Committee’s conclusions.”
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