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Action on clean hydrogen is needed to deliver net-zero by 2050. Here's how

Clean hydrogen is critical in the shift from fossil fuels. Image: Pexels

Noam Boussidan

Platform Curator, Energy, Materials Infrastructure Platform, World Economic Forum

Jörgen Sandström

Head of Energy, Materials, Infrastructure Programme, Industrial Transformation, World Economic Forum

Melissa Stark

Head, Global Renewables and Energy Transition, Accenture


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Clean hydrogen and its derivatives will account for 12% of final energy consumption by 2050, Source: IRENA.

Government pledges suggest greater clean hydrogen use, but not nearly enough to the level needed to achieve net-zero energy system emissions by 2050. Source: IEA.
Hydrogen use by sector in 2030. Source: European Commission.


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