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There is much talk of a 'hydrogen economy', but what is the substance behind it all? There are many myths but hydrogen can be :

  • 'green' hydrogen, not a source of energy, but a less efficient storage stepping stone on the path to battery power.
    • or
  • blue/grey hydrogen, the fossil fuel industries' hope for greenwashing emissions.

This exploration provides looks at the reality, and the myths about hydrogen, and provides background for other pages such as: Electric or Hydrogen Cars and Hydrogen Scams.

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Carbon Capture and Storage: When it works, and why it doesn’t for work ‘blue hydrogen’.

There are both vocal supporters and vocal opponents of carbon capture and storage, and there are arguments for both sides. This page goes beyond reporting on how carbon capture and storage fails to make current ‘blue hydrogen’ projects sustainable, and looks at the underlying principle that dictates why carbon capture and storage, despite having genuine valuable applications, can never enable ‘blue hydrogen’ to be environmentally sustainable, but is so popular politically.

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Hydrogen: Facts vs Myths, blue vs green.

There is much talk of a ‘hydrogen economy’, but what is the substance behind it all? There are many myths but hydrogen can be :

  • ‘green’ hydrogen, not a source of energy, but a less efficient storage stepping stone on the path to battery power.
    • or
  • blue/grey hydrogen, the fossil fuel industries’ hope for greenwashing emissions.

This exploration provides looks at the reality, and the myths about hydrogen, and provides background for other pages such as: Electric or Hydrogen Cars and Hydrogen Scams.

Read More »