For those not on LinkedIn, Adam Bond has posted this evening...
Great to be invited to participate today in a UK Ministerial Roundtable hosted by Minister Simon Clarke (Minister for Regional Growth and Local Government) and Minister Paul Scully (Minister for London and Small Business, Consumers and Labour Markets) to discuss plans for post COVID-19 economic recovery. With an unintentional consequence of COVID-19 being a renewed social expectation of improved air quality and reduced pollution in our cities, the global lockdown has created a once in a lifetime opportunity for Governments to shift society’s paradigm by securing new investment in sustainable technologies including Fuel Cell and Green Hydrogen platforms. Confirmation of the Government’s priorities including investment in sustainable infrastructure and air quality were amongst the many positives from today’s virtual Roundtable discussion.
I remember the battery but that isn’t something they appear to be prioritising at the moment. The question being raised here is whether you centralise your hydrogen production with everything consuming off a single point or have a producer per consumer. Multiple may be better as centralised creates a single point of failure and sounds like we’re back to the grid problem again.
Hi Agusta - I can see that ITM kit contains a purifier and it claims ‘up to’ 5 9’s so in theory could be configurable. PEMs need 5 9s and if these are used in FCEVs then it would be the only option for an ITM link. Roll on the AFC ‘s’ model...
Don’t know about that Mucksy but the more I think about it the less I like about us using ITM hydrogen. May work while things are quiet for them but longer term we wouldn’t want to be dependant on them - especially if they go under!
Transport and storage of the hydrogen is already taken care of by ITM and if they had an opportunity to earn money rather than the unit sit idle doing nothing then perhaps the economics could work out - no doubt at a cost to the driver, but then motorway service fuel has never been cheap.
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I’m not sure what material AFC currently have to create a social media storm. If they can release news of contracts or major progress against one or many then that’s different. If not they are either going to repost someone else’s material or reword their own previous ones.