To meet climate targets, hydrogen must be produced via zero or very low emission pathways, report says

Hydrogen regained the spotlight in 2019 as a multipurpose, clean fuel for a net-zero future, producing no greenhouse gas emissions when used.

The breadth of regions, countries and cities with strategies and supportive policies for using and producing hydrogen, demonstrates global recognition of the fuel’s potential to decarbonise economies.

In 2018 alone, the EU and 18 national governments made notable hydrogen announcements and by mid-2019 there were 50 incentives in place globally to support its use.

Hydrogen is expected to play a major role in decarbonising industrial processes, transport, domestic heating and possibly electricity generation. Demand for clean hydrogen is expected to grow strongly.

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