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How Japan’s Big Bet on Hydrogen Could Revolutionize the Energy Market

Phred Dvorak of The Wall Street Journal writes on Japan‘s big bet on hydrogen fuel.

The C3 Take
  • Japan is turning to hydrogen fuel to meet its net-zero emissions goals by mid-century.
  • Hydrogen is a diverse fuel source and can come from a variety of energy sources, including fossil, nuclear, or renewables.
  • Japan has recently constructed the world’s first liquified hydrogen carrier and is preparing for a trial run to Australia.
  • As global economies look to lower their emissions, hydrogen will undoubtedly have a significant role to play.

“Hydrogen has key advantages. One is that it can be used in modified versions of existing power plants and other machinery designed to run on coal, gas or oil. That will help countries avoid scrapping billions of dollars of legacy assets as they transition to a new-energy future.”

Read the full article here.

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