Maritime Hydrogen and Marine Energy Conference: Hydrogen as an energy carrier

The 5th International Conference on Maritime Hydrogen and Maritime Energy continued this morning with an interview with Robin Mills, CEO of Qamar Energy, about the world energy situation and hydrogen’s role in that as an energy carrier.

Mills said there is a pretty clear lead for another energy carrier alongside electricity that can do things electricity can’t very easily do, and that’s hydrogen.

“That particularly applies to long distance transport, whether that’s road transport, shipping or aviation. it applies to heavy industry, certainly industrial processes, industrial heat, and possibly to extent home heating as well,” he told event attendees.

“Those are the areas where hydrogen has a role as an energy carrier. There’s also the potential role of hydrogen for long-term or at least seasonal energy storage alongside batteries as short-term storage.”

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