How a new method to produce
green hydrogen could help Indian
How a new method to produce green hydrogen could help Indian industry on Business Standard. Green
hydrogen, made using renewable energy, has the potential to decarbonise major greenhouse gas emitting
sectors, such as steel.
Current Affairs A novel, green method of producing hydrogen could
reduce global warming-causing greenhouse gas emissions and help
countries achieve their climate goals.
'Green' hydrogen is produced by using renewable energy to split water
into hydrogen and oxygen. In contrast, the conventional process of
making hydrogen uses fossil fuels.
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Hydrogen is a key input in fertilizers and refineries, so green hydrogen
would help these industries cut aggregate emissions. It could also be
used in steel manufacturing to reduce emissions by replacing the use of
coal as the energy source and as a reducing agent.
Sectors where green hydrogen can be used- Green hydrogen can help
decarbonise sectors such as shipping and transportation, where it can be
used as a fuel, as well as in manufacturing industries such as steel and
News Source : BS / Business Standard