Monthly Archives: January 2023

Striking the right balance: the role of hydrogen in a net zero economy


For over half a century hydrogen has been championed as a clean-burning gas that could power our world, yet to date the so-called hydrogen economy has failed to materialize. With increasing attention on the critical need to rapidly reduce greenhouse gas emissions across the global economy, hydrogen has experienced a new wave of enthusiasm over the past five years. While there has been much hype and promise of the various applications in which hydrogen could theoretically play a role, unfortunately there has been a lack of focus, and investment in those applications where hydrogen has a critical role to play.

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