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Minister announces UK-wide network of hydrogen refuelling stations

by AprilSix Proof

Energy Minister Matthew Hancock speaks at the Energy Technology Showcase in Japan.

Energy Minister Matthew Hancock has announced that the UK is spearheading a drive towards ultra low-carbon vehicles by developing an early network of hydrogen refuelling stations to support hydrogen fuel-cell cars.

The Government is launching a Hydrogen for Transport Advancement Programme (or Hy-TAP), providing £7.5m of Government funding to support industry in establishing around 15 hydrogen refuelling stations before the end of next year.

He also announced the Government has devoted £400 million towards innovations in low-carbon vehicles.

Read the full statement here.