Clean hydrogen is being widely promoted as a key component in the energy transition, and delegates from energy giants descended on Rotterdam for the World Hydrogen Summit over 9-11 May to debate the potential of the nascent fuel.

Despite the hype, the story of clean hydrogen remains one of potential. As yet there is no real market for the fuel, and policy makers and potential suppliers are seeking to kickstart one into existence, with momentum building behind so-called “blue” and “green” variants. Blue hydrogen bolts carbon capture and storage (CCS) facilities onto traditional hydrocarbon-based production, while green hydrogen is generated through renewable energy. (CONTINUED - 1117 WORDS)