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Powering the future: millions of pounds for greener energy for North West industries

A facility at Essar in Stanlow will develop the UK's first Low Carbon Hydrogen plant. Credit: ::

The government has awarded £13m to fund two world-first projects in the North West to explore replacing natural gas with a low carbon alternative.

A facility at Essar in Stanlow will develop the UK's first Low Carbon Hydrogen plant.

And factories at Pilkington in St Helens and Unilever on the Wirral will test using hydrogen fuelling.

Here's our correspondent Andy Bonner: