Katie Hedges: Humber Industrial Cluster Plan

Katie Hedges: Humber Industrial Cluster Plan

Decarbonising the UK’s Industry: A Path to Net Zero

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In our webinar “Decarbonising the UK’s Industry: A Path to Net Zero” on the 18th March 2021, Katie Hedges, Head of Membership & Low Carbon Strategy at CATCH UK, delivered a discussion on a road map to net zero.

You can watch the full webinar here for free and see what Katie had to say about developing an industrial cluster.

Katie Hedges, Head of Low Carbon Strategy, CATCH UK

Working for CATCH since its inception in 1999, Katie has been instrumental in leading cluster engagement, developing and managing CATCH’s suite of networks and grant funded programmes. Most recently securing £1.7million Innovate UK funding to develop the Humber Industrial Cluster Plan – in partnership with the Humber LEP and 8 industrial partners – a comprehensive plan for decarbonisation in the region, which will show how the Humber cluster can achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2040. With a Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Bath, Katie has lived and worked in the Humber region for over 20 years

What will I learn about?

The £170 million investment by UKRI, matched by £261 million from industry, aiming to establish the world’s first net zero industrial clusters by 2040, largely through carbon capture, utilisation and storage and by establishing hydrogen networks.

For an insight into Katie’s discussion, please download the below slides:

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