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EDF is aiming to make hydrogen part of its nuclear future, after signaling plans for a massive hydrogen production facility for its UK generation fleet. The H2H consortium, led by EDF, recently concluded a study estimating that an electrolyser capacity of around 550 MW may be installed across its fleet by 2035, at plants including Hinkley Point C and Sizewell C. The report suggests that around 220,000 kg of hydrogen could be created per day at a cost of $2.44 per kg. Following the recent setbacks to Heathrow airport’s third runway due to public objection around climate change, infrastructure projects like Sizewell C are likely to face similar hurdles. This inclusion of green hydrogen is therefore likely to play a…

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