Ben Harrop, BEIS

Topic: Hydrogen in the UK low carbon economy

Bio: Ben works on the development of central government policy to realise hydrogen’s emission reduction potential in the UK energy system. He previously worked in the BEIS Carbon Budgets team, developing elements of the UK’s Clean Growth Strategy and cross government policy to meet the UK’s carbon targets. He has a particular background in low emission transport policy having worked extensively with the Department for Transport.

Abstract: The BEIS Hydrogen Economy team works to develop and promote a strategic approach to the UK hydrogen economy across government, and to develop and promote a strong partnership approach between all levels of government, industry and academia. This presentation will give an update on current government activity, priorities and next steps in supporting hydrogen in the UK low carbon economy.