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    Aberdeen Hydrogen Festival - Save the Date!

    A series of events will take place from 28th September to the 4th October 2019 in Aberdeen including: Energy Observer Hydrogen Boat; Hydrogen: An Opportunity for the North Sea Region; Scottish Hydrogen Fuel Cell Association Conference; Power to Hydrogen Workshops; Arcola Schools Hydrogen Challenge; and Aberdeen University Shell Eco Marathon Hydrogen Car. More details to follow soon.

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    Hydrogen: A Business Opportunity for North Sea Region

    Aberdeen City Council, HyTrEc2, Pale Blue Dot, ERM, The Oil and Gas Technology Centre, ONE, and Scottish Enterprise, will be hosting a conference on 1st October 2019 exploring the opportunities that the transition to Hydrogen offers the regional supply chain. Reserve your place #hydrogenscotland. Reserve your space from alexandra.stevenson@erm.com

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    Aberdeen as a Hydrogen Hub

    Aberdeen looking to cement its lead in hydrogen deployment with a tender (funded by Interreg HyTrEc2, Scottish Enterprise, Opportunity North East and Aberdeen City Council) launched for a consultant to undertake the business case for the development of a sustainable and commercial supply of green hydrogen in the City. For more info:

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H2 Aberdeen

H2 Aberdeen is an initiative working to bring about a hydrogen economy in the Aberdeen City Region. It will help to reinforce the area's position as an energy city, now and in the future.

About Hydrogen, as an energy storage medium, offers an opportunity to maximise the capacity of renewable energy.

With the transferable oil and gas expertise in the North East of Scotland, as well as a capacity for renewable energy generation, there is an  to further enhance our economic competitiveness by being at the forefront of a hydrogen economy.


The H2 Aberdeen initiative has to date delivered:

  • a hydrogen strategy outlining the key actions required by the City Region over the next 10 years;
  • a state-of-the-art hydrogen production and bus refuelling station;
  • 10 hydrogen fuel cell buses, the Europe's largest fleet;  
  • the Hydrogen Transport Economy (HyTrEc) (Hydrogen Transport Economy for the North Sea Region) which includes the trial of fleet vehicles - hydrogen hybrid vans and plug in range extended vans.
  • And we will continue to further develop the supply chain in Aberdeen and Scotland.
H2 leaders

Aberdeen City Council Leader, Councillor Jenny Laing, with Aberdeen MD for First, David Phillips (right) and MD for Stagecoach North Scotland, Steve Walker (left).


Hydrogen is an increasingly important medium with which to store renewable energy and can be used in transport, heating and power supply applications.

H2 Aberdeen aims to stimulate innovative hydrogen projects, advance the take-up of hydrogen technologies and position Aberdeen as a centre for excellence for hydrogen technology.

Delivery of the H2 Aberdeen vision will further enhance Aberdeen's reputation for energy innovation, and support Scotland's ambitions to become a world-leading destination for investment in Supporting Renewables and low carbon energy.

For further information please contact:

  • h2aberdeen@aberdeencity.gov.uk