Are the power industry’s decarbonisation ambitions being fogged by ‘green’ hydrogen?

At its annual summit in Brussels this week, the trade association Eurelectric has issued a set of recommendations on how to accelerate deployment of renewable energy infrastructure and electrify sectors hitherto dependent on fossil fuels, but its ambitions jar with the group's demands for ‘flexibility’ over renewable hydrogen production.

by Christian Ernhede
A hydrogen-powered ambulance exhibited at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow last year. Photo: Ian Forsyth/Getty Images
A hydrogen-powered ambulance exhibited at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow last year. Photo: Ian Forsyth/Getty Images

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