Low carbon hydrogen has an important role to play in achieving net zero, first in decarbonising existing hydrogen production, and then in high-value applications such as heavy industry, specialist vehicles and power system balancing. However, hydrogen has a complex and multifaceted value chain and cannot be seen as a direct replacement for natural gas, or equally akin to electricity. Along with its relative market immaturity, building a hydrogen value chain requires a more strategic approach.

Regen has been working in the hydrogen sector for over 4 years and have recently explored the end-to-end hydrogen value chain, identifying the opportunities and challenges in producing, storing, transporting and using hydrogen.

To find out more about Regen’s hydrogen work, please contact Jonty Haynes.


The building blocks of a hydrogen value chain

Hydrogen Value Chain Graphic

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