UK gas distribution company Cadent Gas, a spin-off from National Grid, is planning to test the use of hydrogen for industrial heating in areas of Manchester and Liverpool in the 2020s, The Guardian reported on Monday.
The £600 million ($783 million) project will produce hydrogen using steam methane reforming. The carbon emissions will be captured and stored in the Hamilton gas field in the Irish sea.
Cadent is conducting tests at Keele University and hopes to take an investment decision in the early 2020s, The Guardian said.
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