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Boilers: Hydrogen

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 40728, tabled on 20 July 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the UK hydrogen strategy, published on 17 August 2021, when he plans publish the consultation on hydrogen-ready boilers; for what reason that consultation was not published by the end of 2021 as set out in the UK hydrogen strategy; and if he will make a statement.

Answered on

6 September 2022

The Government will publish in due course a consultation on the case for enabling or requiring new domestic gas boilers to be hydrogen-ready from 2026. This consultation has been informed by the Government-funded Hy4Heat R&D programme, the final report for which was published in April 2022.