Protium and CambridgeHOK Sign Heads of Terms to extend the use of Green Hydrogen Energy across the UK Horticulture Sector

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  • Two specialist UK based energy companies join forces to bring UK horticulture to net zero

  • Collaboration to create new opportunities in the vertical farming and horticultural space

  • Protium to be responsible for engaging with government funding schemes

Protium Green Solutions, the UK-based green hydrogen project developer, are delighted to announce they will be working with CambridgeHOK, the UK’s most advanced horticultural engineering and construction company.

Founded in 1955, Cambridge HOK specialise in vertical farming, glass houses and energy for some of the biggest names in UK horticulture. Having recently signed Head of Terms with Protium, this agreement serves as an exciting opportunity to supply UK-based horticultural companies with green hydrogen energy solutions. This collaboration will see Protium and Cambridge HOK work together to fast track the decarbonisation of the horticultural sector in the UK.

An exciting milestone for Protium, the Heads of Terms signing brings the company into a new sector, one with exceedingly high demand for green energy solutions, as well as an appetite for innovative technology. Protium’s key roles within the collaboration will be to support horticultural clients transition to zero emission solutions, notably green hydrogen, through developing projects with Cambridge HOK to provide clean energy under their HESCO™ model.

This collaboration showcases the horticultural industry’s desire to revolutionise how their businesses operate, in order to create a brighter, more sustainable future for the UK. Protium continues to break into new markets and provide opportunities with their technical expertise and project acumen.

Founder, CEO and Director of Protium, Chris Jackson, comments:

“We are happy to announce our collaboration with CambridgeHOK. The UK horticultural space is experiencing rapid technological change and has a significant appetite for green energy solutions.

By working together to combine our expertise, we believe this collaboration will help to advance the UK horticultural sector in its desire to hit the 2050 net zero target as set by the UK government.”

Charlotte Penn, Energy Business Development Manager at CambridgeHOK, says;

“We are delighted to be forging a new partnership with Protium which will explore green hydrogen solutions for horticulture in the UK,” she said.

“Horticulture is a very energy intensive industry and therefore finding economically viable energy solutions for our clients can have huge impacts on their margins. When this can be linked with decarbonisation it is an added bonus.”

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