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Hydrogen: A Hot Commodity Lacking Sufficient Statistics

In this commentary, the author explores the different issues around measuring hydrogen demand, production, and trade, and makes recommendations to improve data coverage and harmonize unit conventions.

Green Hydrogen in a Circular Carbon Economy: Opportunities and Limits

This report, part of the Carbon Management Research Initiative at Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy, examines green hydrogen production and applications to understand the core challenges to its expansion at scale and the near-term opportunity to enable deployment.

Evaluating Net-Zero Industrial Hubs in the United States: A Case Study of Houston

This paper, part of the work from the Carbon Management Research Initiative of Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy, examines Houston as a potential net-zero hub location.

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Elizabeth Press
International Renewable Energy Agency

The most abundant element in the universe, hydrogen seems – at least in theory – to be a good source of energy. But because of the high costs and other barriers associated with hydrogen power, the real story is...