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In a sustainable energy system, hydrogen can act as a large-scale and long-duration energy storage medium and as flexible energy generation.

Three questions to ask

  • What is the opportunity for hydrogen in the US, and why did you form the Open Hydrogen Initiative?
  • What is needed to propel hydrogen’s progress in the US energy system?
  • What role does carbon data play in developing and differentiating the hydrogen product?

Many governments, investors, industry groups and other organizations are now moving at a rapid pace to identify how best to invest in hydrogen. Amid this acceleration, Chris Angelides, Energy Managing Director, Ernst & Young LLP, and Zane McDonald, Executive Director, Open Hydrogen Initiative, sit down to discuss the energy source, its potential and how to reach it.

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Navigating factors — from investments, to commercialization, to data on carbon intensity — will determine the pace by which the benefits of hydrogen will be realized.

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