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Minister announces UK-wide network of hydrogen refuelling stations 17.10.14

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.