ScottishPower sets sights on green hydrogen revolution

ScottishPower, the UK’s only integrated energy company, has launched a new business division dedicated to delivering green hydrogen, signalling the company’s commitment to the roll-out of the low carbon technology. Green hydrogen is produced through a process which uses energy from renewable sources to generate the electricity required to produce the hydrogen. This method of obtaining green hydrogen could save 830 million tonnes of CO2 emitted annually when this gas is produced using fossil fuels according to the International Energy Agency. The energy company has been at the forefront of…

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ScottishPower pledges to make Glasgow UK’s first net zero city

ScottishPower, along with Glasgow City Council, today revealed a bold new vision to transform Glasgow into the UK’s first ‘Net Zero’ city. With Scotland having set itself a target of net zero carbon emissions by 2045, the two organisations will start work on a range of programmes to ensure the country’s largest city reaches this target first.  Glasgow has already established the first Low Emission Zone outside of London, while the UK’s biggest onshore wind farm, Whitelee, which is owned by ScottishPower, is on the outskirts of the city. The focus will now turn to other parts of Glasgow’s economy that…

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100% Green Generation for ScottishPower with Sale of Remaining Gas Plant

ScottishPower has become the first integrated energy company in the UK to shift completely from coal and gas generation to wind power, after completing the sale of its traditional generation business to Drax for £702 million. Ignacio Galán, Chairman and Chief Executive of Iberdrola, said: “Energy companies must be part of the solution to climate change.  Iberdrola is acting now to cut carbon emissions 30% by 2020 and be carbon neutral by 2050.  The sale of these generation assets is consistent with our strategy.” Keith Anderson, Chief Executive of ScottishPower,…

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