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UK Minister bundles up £390m in mostly hydrogen innovation

An interesting debate in the UK parliament back in July on supporting British steel making has leaked out into the real world via a government press release which initially appeared to be about making environmentally friendly gin this week. It was issued by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, and said among other things that it would spend £250 million from the Clean Steel Fund to eliminate emissions from the UK steel industry which is supposed to account for 15% of industry emissions, by transitioning it to using hydrogen. But wait a moment there is no such thing as the Clean Steel Fund, so this, in effect, was the UK promising to create it. But it turns out…

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