We are on the cusp of a hydrogen revolution. Europe can and should lead the way.
CO2 emissions continue to rise worldwide and evidence of global warming is all around us. We therefore need a new tool to meet our commitments to the Paris Agreement.
Accelerating our current ‘green electricity’ strategy is only part of the answer, as it leaves two major challenges unresolved: how to keep the lights on when an expanded power system is reliant on intermittent, unpredictable renewables; and how to decarbonise the 50% of consumption which according to international renewable energy agency IRENA will not be electrified by 2050.
Hydrogen can help solve both these challenges and provide a definitive, affordable, and global path to solving climate change.
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