Can we produce enough green hydrogen to save the world?

JONATHAN O’CALLAGHAN | November 15, 2018

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‘Hydrogen and fuels derived (from it) are capable of reducing the carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels in the very, very long-term, down to zero,’ said Klaus Scheffer, project manager at Siemens. ‘You don’t need fossil energies in a future world. I hope my kids will see that.’ The technology is green hydrogen using an electric current to convert water into oxygen and hydrogen and if this is powered with renewable energy then it produces no carbon emissions. If this is, in turn, used to provide a clean source of fuel for industry or to balance the electricity grid, it could help alter the future of the planet.

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