THE Duke of York praised Sheffield energy storage and clean fuel company ITM during a visit to the city.
The Duke met with ITM chairman Prof Roger Putnam and CEO Dr Graham Cooley before taking a tour of the production facility and hydrogen refuelling station.
As part of the visit, The Duke of York inspected ITM Power’s range of hydrogen generation equipment for energy storage and clean fuel production.
The Duke said: “I am immensely proud of the innovation and technology that emanates from the UK and it is a privilege to help companies like ITM Power promote their technology around the world.
“Clean energy and hydrogen in particular will be high growth markets in the years to come and the UK must be in a position to exploit its technology globally. .”
Dr Cooley said: “ITM Power’s global profile is developing all the time and having such a well known champion promoting the company around the world will help to accelerate our global footprint.’’