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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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...'Green, blue and grey

The plan states that a European hydrogen strategy would maximize the use of green hydrogen, but it concedes that for cost reasons, blue hydrogen will play a transitional role. Green hydrogen is produced from renewables without any carbon emissions, while the blue and grey versions are reformed natural gas and therefore release carbon emissions. Blue hydrogen captures, stores or reuses carbon emissions to offset their impact. At the moment, grey hydrogen can be produced for as little as €1.5/kg – a benchmark the EU wants to achieve with green hydrogen, in order to attain price parity. The plan also specifies that the EU will not use any grey hydrogen.'

 

The UK also aspires to 'world leadership':

 

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