By extracting bioenergy from biomass and capturing and storing the carbon, hydrogen can then be produced from this captured carbon.
Hydrogen is one of the key features of Boris Johnson’s Ten Point Plan for the Green Industrial Revolution, with the Prime Minister saying he wants to make the UK the “Qatar of Hydrogen”.
In fact, in the Government hydrogen strategy, it set a target of producing low-carbon hydrogen to 10 gigawatts by 2030 as it presses ahead with a major scale-up.
The Government claims BECCS technologies will support its hydrogen strategy plan as it races towards its goal of creating a hydrogen economy.
Energy Minister, Greg Hands, said: “Accelerating home-grown renewables like biomass is a key part of ending our dependency on expensive and volatile fossil fuels.
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