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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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  • Nov 13, 2020

Looks like green hydrogen favoured over blue 

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Matt Chester on Nov 13, 2020

It seems that bridge 'fuel' was in fact a bridge heading not to fewer emissions but entrenching an emissions-heavy industry further into our future!

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Bob Meinetz on Nov 13, 2020

If "natural gas", aka methane, isn't considered sustainable or a transition fuel, blue hydrogen should be less so. From well to wheels, blue hydrogen emits even more CO2 than burning methane to generate electricity, and far more than burning methane for appliances and space heating.

With gasoline sales on the ropes, the fossil fuel industry has invented a variety of thermodynamic shell games to market blue hydrogen as a green fuel. Fortunately, policymakers are beginning to realize all chemical energy leaves enough harmful waste product behind to make nuclear waste look trivial.

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