Novelis Inc have announced that its Latchford plant in the UK has been awarded £4.6 million to establish hydrogen burning trials as part of the UK Government's £55m Industrial Fuel Switching Competition.
Novelis joined HyNet in 2017 and has been supporting the development of the regional infrastructure project as well as conducting its own technical feasibility studies on the use of hydrogen as a direct replacement for natural gas.
"Switching to renewable energy sources is a key initiative to advance on our journey toward carbon-neutral production," said Emilio Braghi, Executive Vice President, Novelis Inc. and President, Novelis Europe. "Besides decarbonizing our own facility, this collaboration drives the industrial decarbonization of the whole North-West region in UK."
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Date posted 20/07/2023
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