Dubai takes a step closer in its Green Economy ambitions – and hydrogen will have a key part

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In a milestone confirming Dubai’s leadership in clean and renewable energy, Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, inaugurated the Green Hydrogen project at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park May 19. This project is the first of its kind in the Middle East and North Africa to produce eco-friendly hydrogen using renewable energy. Green hydrogen is a promising and environmental-friendly source of energy.

It is usually produced by water electrolysis. Green hydrogen represents one of the pillars of a sustainable future that depends on accelerating the transition to carbon neutrality to support a ‘green economy’. Its objectives are to develop the green mobility sector, and reduce carbon emissions from large-scale industries that produce large amounts of carbon – such as trucks, trains, ships and airplanes – as well as generating electricity. This means it can help reduce CO2 emissions around the world. If green hydrogen successfully reduces the costs of more...