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The contribution of hydrogen to European decarbonisation

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What role will hydrogen play in Europe's decarbonisation?

October 21, 2021, 2:00 pm Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels Public | On the Record Livestreamed Topic: Green economy

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Europe will consume a volume of hydrogen until 2050 and beyond. In some scenarios, hydrogen will develop into a major energy carrier that is produced and imported in large quantities and used across different sectors. In any scenario, strict climate targets require that the production of hydrogen is not linked to the emission of greenhouse gases. In practice, this is challenging to formulate because hydrogen can be produced in very different ways, with different fuels, and in different places.

In this event, we will discuss the following key questions: can Europe ensure that hydrogen contributes to Europe’s decarbonisation? How can hydrogen contribute to it? And finally, what are the different production methods that could enable this?

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Oct 21, 2021

14:00-14:45

Conversation

Chair: Georg Zachmann, Senior Fellow

Alison Conboy, Deputy Director, Hydrogen Production, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, The United Kingdom

Matthias Deutsch, Programme Lead Hydrogen, Agora

Andrea Pisano, Head of Hydrogen Initiatives, Eni

14:45-15:00

Q&A

Chair: Georg Zachmann, Senior Fellow

Alison Conboy, Deputy Director, Hydrogen Production, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, The United Kingdom

Matthias Deutsch, Programme Lead Hydrogen, Agora

Andrea Pisano, Head of Hydrogen Initiatives, Eni

Speakers

Alison Conboy

Deputy Director, Hydrogen Production, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, The United Kingdom

Matthias Deutsch

Programme Lead Hydrogen, Agora

Andrea Pisano

Head of Hydrogen Initiatives, Eni

Georg Zachmann

Senior Fellow

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Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels

Katja Knezevic

[email protected]

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