The tantalizing promise of green hydrogen


Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe and it's useful in applications such as oil refining and fertilizer production. It can even be burned to produce electricity and power vehicles on earth. Hydrogen is bound up in molecules as those found in natural gas so it must be extracted before it can be used but producing it from natural. Gas is an energy intensive process that emits carbon dioxide and contributes to global warming. Human din of the national renewable energy laboratory says there's a cleaner way to create hydrogen gas using h two. O you just start with water you use electricity to split it and you make hydrogen and oxygen. You don't have any pollutants of any kind and the electricity can be produced by renewable sources of energy hydrogen produced. This way is called green hydrogen. It's still too expensive to compete in the mass market. But the technology is advancing. Didn't leads a consortium of six national labs researching ways to make and market researchers predict that green hydrogen could compete on price with conventionally produced hydrogen within ten years. I'm very very excited.

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