WHAT’S THE ISSUE?
Hydrogen has been talked about as a fuel of the future for decades, but many now believe the time is right for it to move to centre stage.
Oil and gas producing countries in the Middle East are keen to get a piece of the action too as they are aware the world is looking to be less reliant on traditional fossil fuels.
Bountiful supplies of wind and solar power also makes countries in the MENA region well placed to develop green hydrogen production in a more cost-effective manner than other parts of the world.
Stephen spoke to Energy Developer Frank Wouters about his vision of a hydrogen-rich future.
MEET THE EXPERT
Frank Wouters has been leading renewable energy businesses and projects for more than 30 years. He has served on the board of energy companies in Europe, Africa, Asia and the USA. He set up the MENA Hydrogen Alliance in 2020 which he chairs, and he is Director of the EU-GCC Clean Energy Technology Network.
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