Want Long-Term Energy Storage? Look to Hydrogen

December 1, 2021

The power industry has been all abuzz lately about the potential role hydrogen could play in decarbonizing the energy sector. POWER was quick to notice the excitement surrounding hydrogen, and launched HydrogeNext, a conference designed to cover the full hydrogen value chain from production to distribution and end-use. The inaugural show was held in conjunction with the Experience POWER event in San Antonio, Texas, Oct. 18–21, 2021.

Among the key takeaways from HydrogeNext was how important hydrogen could be in long-duration energy storage schemes. “A lot of people who are looking at green hydrogen—or hydrogen in general—are looking at it as a fuel,” Paul Browning, CEO of Mitsubishi Power Americas, said during a panel discussion on the opening day of the show. “We’re looking at it as an energy storage technology,” he said.

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