Tackling power decarbonisation

Peter Wilson, Executive Industry Consultant at Hexagon Asset Lifecycle Intelligence, highlights the challenges facing the renewables and hydrogen sector following the recent H2 View Power Pillar Special webinar.

How have plans for modernising and/or upgrading existing power plants and increasing renewable energy resources changed in the last 15 months?

We’ve witnessed a phase of “climate stuckness”, to borrow a phrase from Pilita Clark (Financial Times columnist). There is a broad consensus that hydrogen and renewables have the power to decarbonise our economies. The case of Denmark, for example, shows that renewables can work at the scale of a country, and hydrogen has the potential to finally decarbonise sectors that are major CO2 contributors, such as steel or transportation.

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