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Latest progress towards UK carbon capture and storage and hydrogen industries

On 17 August 2020, the UK's Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) published five new policy documents on carbon capture, usage and storage (CCUS) and hydrogen. This article discusses how these long-awaited follow-ups to BEIS’s July 2019 consultations on the same subjects signal some progress towards establishing new UK industries.

The key thing implicit in these BEIS publications is that the government’s CCUS and hydrogen policy, and funding ambitions are very much alive and undiminished as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, albeit that they are perhaps moving more slowly towards fruition than anticipated.

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