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TRANSPORT 2: Go electriciity, not hydrogen

Tuesday 16 Mar 21 12:00pm

 

By Professor SUSAN KRUMDIECK | Green hydrogen is being touted as an alternative to fossil fuels in New Zealand. The Government has invested $8.4 million to explore its potential and $19.9 million in a hydrogen energy facility.

Globally, six per cent of natural gas and two per cent of coal are used to produce industrial hydrogen, contributing carbon dioxide emissions equal to the United Kingdom and Indonesia combined.

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