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Lots about them on wikipedia, including their UK operation
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Essar_Group.

When I first looked at the photos, was hit by the similarity to Esso's corporate colours/typeface, so wondered whether... But, no.

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myglaren wrote:
19 Feb 2020, 17:57
Just nipped up to Stanley and took a pikshure :roll:

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When did you get your Tardis Steve? :-D

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white exec wrote:
19 Feb 2020, 17:59
Lots about them on wikipedia, including their UK operation
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Essar_Group.
The global conglomerate these days has its fingers in many pies!

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mickthemaverick wrote:
19 Feb 2020, 18:01
myglaren wrote:
19 Feb 2020, 17:57
Just nipped up to Stanley and took a pikshure :roll:

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When did you get your Tardis Steve? :-D
Borrowed it for half an hour.

Stanley is ten minutes away but I cheated :oops:

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And I thought you'd phoned up all the drivers and got them to put their cars back where they were when they took the original pictures!! :-D

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Gigastack!

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Yes TESLA may have coined the Gigafactory, but the UK has the Gigastack.

Renewable Hydrogen “Gigastack” Monster Rises From UK Seas

and the players
ITM Power and Ørsted , and Phillips 66

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:evil: :evil: Where the hell has this "Welp/Welp" nonsense come from?
I keep seeing it lately. Room 101 for that s**t!
Whelp, it looks like ditching the EU didn’t rain on the UK’s plans for the sparkling green renewable hydrogen economy of the future. Earlier this week word slipped out that Phase 2 of the so-named “Gigastack” industrial-scale green H2 project is barreling full steam ahead. Danish wind giant Ørsted is collaborating in the project along with three other heavy hitters: ITM Power, Phillips 66 Limited, and Element Energy.

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myglaren wrote:
20 Feb 2020, 11:28
:evil: :evil: Where the hell has this "Welp/Welp" nonsense come from?
I keep seeing it lately. Room 101 for that s**t!
Perhaps appropriately used/popularised in "Dumb and Dumber"


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Hydrogen in the news in County Durham......

A1(M) closure: Hydrogen leak shuts road in County Durham

Now if we only had a correspondant in Washington with a camera! :-D

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I doubt they would let anyone anywhere near it Neil.
It must be near the Chester-Le Street turn off, the Beeb says junctions 62-64 but Google places 62 near Grantham :(
Other sources disagree.
ITV news says it was five hours ago so all done and dusted by now I expect. Haven't noticed any heliclopters either.

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I've heard some excuses in my time Steve, :rofl2: However as Mr Cherry said "Hydrogen is quite a volatile gas in air." I wouldn't want to see an FCF stalwart doing an impersonation of the Hindenberg!! :-D

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Would likely get shot for approaching it.

Many years ago I was dragged in to doing the photography in and around Whitby for the Northern Echo and would have been straight in there.
Less enthusiasm now.

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It was probably on fire already.... hydrogen has some odd characteristics in that it heats up as it expands (whereas most gasses cool) and it has a very low ignition energy (although a very high auto ignition temperature) - these combine to mean that hydrogen leaks often ignite by themselves - although the flames are invisible! I suspect they just left it to burn off.

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Anyone want to join the Wet Wood Police force?

https://www.theguardian.com/environment ... ions-work

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https://www.autotorque.news/latest-news ... chnology/

If you click on the latest new tab there's some more interesting stories including one about a cat converter thief.