Fisher German Wins Land Services Contract for HyNet Project

Real estate consultancy Fisher German has been awarded a contract to provide land services for a world-class low carbon and hydrogen energy project.

The company won the contract for Cadent’s 85 km hydrogen pipeline, a key part of the breakthrough HyNet North West decarbonization project.

HyNet North West aims to unlock a low carbon future for the North West and North Wales, by producing clean hydrogen to replace fossil fuels used in industry, transport and homes, as well as by capturing and storing carbon dioxide.

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The proposed project is comprised of several different elements, including upgrades to existing facilities to produce hydrogen on a large scale, a carbon dioxide pipeline project, and the development of a new hydrogen pipeline that will transport the alternative fuel between HyNet partners and future customers.

The contract will see teams from Fisher German’s offices in Stafford and Knutsford advise on issues such as acquisitions, access rights and negotiations with affected landowners.

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Mark Gilkes of Fisher German said: “We are incredibly excited to be a part of this groundbreaking project.

“The proposed HyNet North West Hydrogen Pipeline Project is an Infrastructure Project of National Significance (NSIP) that will require a Development Consent Order (DCO), and Fisher German has extensive expertise in this area alone. being our third NSIP pipeline. scheme.

“So it’s fantastic that we can play a role in an NSIP that is at the forefront of reducing carbon emissions and will have such a significant impact on the UK to achieve its Net Zero goals.

“Our teams are locally based and have existing customers across the region, so they will use this knowledge to facilitate delivery.

“We expect the project to last around three years, with the program aimed at helping decarbonize multiple sectors of the economy from 2025.”

Gregory M. Roy