Anglesey – the Home of Hydrogen Energy?

Hydrogen energy is quickly taking off on the Isle of Anglesey with potential research by Bangor University and M-Sparc into green production methods and the possible development of a ‘Hydrogen Highway’ along the A55, the first of its kind in the UK. 

Such progress would be a landmark event not just for the island, but for the entire UK. 

Determined to support the sector is Virginia Crosbie, MP for Ynys Môn who arranged a meeting with the Minister for Business and Industry Nadhim Zahawi MP to ensure the UK Government is taking action to support energy.

During the meeting, the Minister was incredibly receptive to Ms Crosbie’s enthusiasm, and added “This is an exciting opportunity for North Wales in terms of both its role as part of the road map to deliver Net Zero by 2050 and as part of the UK’s nuclear and hydrogen strategy, which will be coming in 2021” 

After the meeting Ms Crosbie said “I am inspired by the work taking place on Anglesey. All over our ‘energy island’ innovators are building our tomorrow, and by helping to tackle climate change they are solving the biggest issues facing not just the UK, but the whole world.”

Managing Director of M-Sparc, Pryderi Ap Rhisiart noted “There’s an opportunity here for North Wales to excel in the green recovery and Hydrogen clearly has a role to play. The project to establish a Hydrogen Hub on the island coupled with research from Bangor University in the field provides t

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