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Blue hydrogen and CCS investment needed

Blue hydrogen will be crucial to the development of green hydrogen economy, says speakers at Citizens Energy Congress panel

Some blue hydrogen will be needed to get the world to net-zero emissions, although the ultimate goal must be to ramp up renewable energy so there is eventually enough green hydrogen to meet the world’s needs, according to Yuri Sebregts, executive vice-president of technology and chief technology officer at Shell. Achieving global net zero emissions will require the world to produce about 306mn t/yr of green hydrogen, and 197.6mn t/yr of blue hydrogen by 2050, according to the IEA. “Producing hydrogen from fossil fuels is not going to solve our problem,” Child, European Commission Sebregts was speaking in a recent virtual panel at the Citizens Energy Congress on the technology



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