Cheshire to become home of ‘UK’s first’ plastic-to-hydrogen plant

The new facility will produce hydrogen supplies for cars, buses and heavy good vehicles

Cheshire will soon become home to what claims to be the 'UK's first plastic-to-hydrogen facility.

Developer Peel L&P Environmental has launched the engineering design phase to start work to create hydrogen from plastic waste, which could be used to fuel cars, buses and heavy good vehicles (HGVs).

With an investment of £20 million, the project, which will be located at Thornton Science Park, aims to transform the way plastic is dealt with regionally.

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