KBR Increases Support to UK Government’s Net Zero Innovation Portfolio
HOUSTON, November 16, 2023 – KBR (NYSE: KBR) announced today that it is increasing its support to the development of new energy technologies, systems, and processes as part of the UK government’s drive to net zero. Building on work already underway through Frazer-Nash Consultancy, a KBR company, the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero (“DESNZ”) has extended the value of its support contract, originally awarded in December 2021, as part of the UK’s £1bn Net Zero Innovation Portfolio. Frazer-Nash Consultancy supports DESNZ to develop its programs, and to assess and monitor the projects being delivered within the portfolio. In addition, the company will continue to provide energy generation and distribution technical support in areas including hydrogen, nuclear, offshore wind, onshore wind, bioenergy, heat pumps and retrofit, heat distribution, biomass boilers and solar heating.
The work supports the UK’s aim to be powered entirely by clean electricity by 2035 and have net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. Paul Kahn, President, KBR Government Solutions International, said, “This is a great vote of confidence in the fantastic expertise and innovative work being provided by our people. Every part of this effort is moving us closer to ensuring energy security as part of a sustainable future, and we are very proud to be making a difference.” Frazer-Nash Consultancy is an advisory, engineering and systems technology consultancy with a strong track record for delivering services within the energy market both for industry and DESNZ.
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