Axing levy poses ‘existential’ threat to hydrogen sector

The UK’s nascent hydrogen industry is at an "existential moment" and its growth will be undermined if the government abandons plans to introduce a household levy to support the sector’s development, MPs have been warned. In a last-ditch submission to the House of Commons committee scrutinising the Energy Bill, Hydrogen UK chief executive Clare Jackson urges MPs to safeguard the funding mechanism for hydrogen created by the legislation.

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