To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he is taking to increase the number of jobs in the UK's hydrogen sector.
The Government is committed to exploring the development of hydrogen as a strategic decarbonised energy carrier, alongside electricity and other decarbonised gases. Recently, the government published the Energy Innovation Needs Assessment (EINA) for hydrogen and fuel cells which identified that in 2050 up to 15,000 jobs per annum could be created through domestic hydrogen opportunities. In order to support the development of hydrogen, we are
We are considering what more Government can to develop the UK hydrogen sector, including opportunities to protect and expand jobs and skills, as part of activity to develop hydrogen as a strategic decarbonised energy carrier for the UK.