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The hydrogen opportunity

Globally, there is growing interest in developing green hydrogen, since it can work simultaneously as a zero-emission fuel, but also as a store of energy, useful in smoothing out the intermittent power supply from renewable energy sources (which have downtimes when winds are not blowing or the sun is not shining). ­­Green hydrogen (H2) can be split out from sea water (H2O) using a process of electrolysis powered by renewable energy (for example, by offshore wind farms).

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