IRENA Highlights Global Role Of Green Hydrogen


(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, April 16. Environmentallyfriendly hydrogen and its derivatives are the key to achieving zeroemissions by mid-century, the International Renewable Energy Agency(IRENA) said, Trend reports.

IRENA representatives participated in the Green Hydrogen Summitin Abu Dhabi (UAE) on April 16.

"To generate the required amount of green hydrogen globally,electrolyzers with a total capacity of 5,722 GW must be operationalby 2050. The clean hydrogen produced globally will lead to a 12percent decrease in emissions and account for 14 percent of totalenergy use. This corresponds to IRENA's projection by 2050," thestatement of IRENA said in the conference.

In fact, green hydrogen is often regarded as the cleanest fuelavailable today because it emits no greenhouse pollutants.

IRENA is an intergovernmental body dedicated to promoting thewidespread and expanded adoption and sustainable use of all formsof renewable energy. It was officially established on January 26,2009, in Bonn, Germany. Its founding conference is still regardedas a watershed moment in global renewable energy deployment.

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