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World Hydrogen Leader Charley Rattan Associates

UK based offshore wind & hydrogen corporate advisor and trainer; Faculty member World Hydrogen Leaders. Delivering global hydrogen and offshore wind corporate investment advice, business...

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For hydrogen to gain credibility real usage needs to be demonstrated. Heres an example of just that.

 

UK aspirations:

 

 

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Matt Chester on Apr 29, 2020

Great to see-- it seems like this type of industrial function doesn't really have many other options for decarbonizing at the moment since electricity can't provide the levels of heat needed, so this would be a huge win for the sector

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Bob Meinetz on Apr 30, 2020

Matt, electric arc furnaces (EAFs) are plenty hot enough to make steel. Most recycled steel is made by melting scrap in EAFs.

4.8% of all global carbon emissions could be eliminated by replacing blast furnaces with EAFs powered by nuclear electricity.

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Bob Meinetz on Apr 30, 2020

Charley, was the "clean-burning" H2 used in the trial made by electrolyzing water with renewable energy, or was carbon emitted when hydrogen was made from methane?

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