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Big Oil Companies Push Hydrogen as Green Alternative, but Obstacles Remain

Sarah McFarlane writes for The Wall Street Journal on the push from big oil to advance hydrogen fuel and the obstacles that remain.

The C3 Take
  • Hydrogen is the world’s most abundant element and could play a role in reaching decarbonization goals.
  • There are currently several hurdles that hinder the deployment of hydrogen fuel in the United States such as costs, regulations, and infrastructure.
  • With both the private and public sectors investing billions of dollars into hydrogen, we can expect the fuel source to eventually become more cost-competitive.

“Historically used to help make fertilizer and chemicals, hydrogen is increasingly being pushed for a much broader range of uses, including for trucks, planes, ships, household heating and as a way to store renewable power.”

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