Why hydrogen is of strategic importance to scale-up the energy transition

Dr Dirk Smit
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17:00 - 18:00
Oxford Martin School
34 Broad Street
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Lecture Theatre

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Lectures and seminars
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Hydrogen is projected to play a significant if not crucial role in the future energy mix, with the IEA forecasting an increase of almost an order of magnitude compared to hydrogen consumption today. This increase is driven by the possible dual use of hydrogen: to provide a clean or green high energy density fuel (which can also be stored longer term) as well as a clean 'chemical building block' towards more circular sustainable chemical manufacturing industries.

Dr Dirk Smit will discuss new insights and ideas partly developed with colleagues at MIT to radically increase production rates in a sustainable way, which brings the prospect of fundamentally changing the landscape for a carbon-constrained energy future.