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Energy Sustainability: The Emerging and Effective Use of Hydrogen

March 9, 2023

Climate change and the dangers posed to the environment by increasing levels of CO2 have led to a greater focus on a non-polluting energy source: renewable hydrogen. Described as the “most abundant clean fuel in the universe,” the application of hydrogen as a fuel for transportation, including plans for a hydrogen-powered aircraft in the next decade, and growing uses in everything from ammonia fertilizers to shipping, indicate its renewable clean qualities are an attractive alternative to carbon-based fuels.

China and India are frontrunners to become world leaders in the use and export of clean hydrogen, with China consuming and producing more hydrogen than any other country at more than 24 million tonnes a year. Meanwhile, India has announced its plan to invest 2.3 billion in green hydrogen energy development.

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