News & Press Releases

17 July 2022

Vertex Hydrogen selected by the UK government

Vertex Hydrogen is delighted to announce that its HyNet Hydrogen Production Plant has been selected by the UK Government’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to move forward in the Phase-2 Cluster Sequencing process. The project will now proceed to the due diligence stage.

Joe Seifert, CEO of Vertex Hydrogen commented “We are at the heart of the HyNet cluster and are committed to delivering a world class hydrogen economy with substantial capital investment to reduce carbon emissions, secure and grow UK manufacturing jobs and deliver value for money for stakeholders.”

“We see this announcement as further support to the hydrogen sector as the UK positions itself as a global leader in this emerging industry.”

“Congratulations also to the other three hydrogen production projects selected on the East Coast Cluster namely, BP (bpH2Teeside), Equinor (Hydrogen to Humber) and Kellas (H2NorthEast).”