- Is hydrogen energy the future?
- How does the technology for hydrogen-sourced energy work? What are the benefits? How could it be used?
- How important is hydrogen going to be in the future for delivering net zero? Is there scope for a ‘hydrogen economy’?
- What are the main drivers for a hydrogen economy?
- What kind of regulation/framework would be required for an effectively hydrogen economy to operate? How would you suggest implementing these?
- Are there any economies already leading the charge with hydrogen?
- In your opinion, how much is this area likely to be worth to the UK economy?
- Delivering CO2 reduction, air quality improvements and economic benefits through hydrogen and fuel cell powered transport
- Delivering system balancing and optimized use of renewables through electrolysis and the opportunity for medium to long term energy storage
- Delivering local air quality benefits, CO2 reduction and economic growth through decentralised fuel cells for CHP and power only
Environment analysis: Hydrogen-sourced energy offers an environmentally-friendly, cost-effective option for the UK government as it plans to transform into a net-zero economy by 2050. As hydrogen is increasingly discussed in the media, Amanda Lyne, chair of the UK Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association, considers the economic and environmental benefits of the UK embracing and developing a ‘hydrogen economy’.
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