Plans for a world leading hydrogen office project, are to be revealed in Methil, Scotland.

The hydrogen office and demonstration centre are part of a £2.77m development at Fife Energy Park using hydrogen fuel cell technology. The project will work towards meeting the Scottish Executive's renewable energy targets of 18 percent.

Over the next 25 years, the project is anticipated to create up to 1,350 new jobs and generate up to £81m worth of new businesses.

Joe Noble, chief executive of Scottish Enterprise Fife, said: $quot;Investing in this world leading demonstration project will mean that we can start to realised some of the benefits which these new industries will bring, not just in commercialising new technology but in developing know how about how to put these complex energy systems together and make them work effectively.$quot;