Published: 4th Jan 2021

Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has helped to secure £1.7m of government funding for a comprehensive decarbonisation plan for the region. The joint bid by the LEP and CATCH was submitted to Innovate UK as part of the Government’s Industrial Decarbonisation Challenge Fund scheme, part of the £350m green recovery package announced by the Prime Minister in July. The project, totalling £2.6m, will move the Humber closer to achieving large-scale decarbonisation, with businesses working to find solutions for the region. The eight partner organisations supporting the Humber Cluster Plan are: British Steel, Centrica, Drax, Equinor, National Grid Ventures, Phillips 66, SSE Thermal and VPI Immingham. ‘We are thrilled our funding bid for the Humber Cluster Plan has been successful,’ said LEP chair, Stephen Parnaby. ‘This is a significant opportunity to achieve industrial decarbonisation at a large scale in our region, which has the potential to protect important jobs while helping us to achieve our … (To read the full article, subscribe below)