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Hydrogen in the Latin American Region

07.07.20

Online

LocationLatin America Webinar

Clean hydrogen is a considered a promising solution to decarbonise hard to abate sectors such as industry and mobility while providing a seasonal storage solution. However, for humanity to fully benefit from the values of clean hydrogen it is crucial to propel appropriate investment, policy innovation, and global collaboration. There is no one-size-fits-all pathway to progress on those three aspects. Latin America is often cited as a region with outstanding potential for renewable energy and exceptional conditions to produce clean hydrogen at competitive prices in the decades to come. Can clean hydrogen play a role in Latin America in fostering economic growth and environmental sustainability? What stands in the way of the region kick-starting this? Should hydrogen be a regional, sub-regional or national discussion?

Confirmed speakers:

  • H.E. Juan Carlos Jobet, Minister of Energy, Chile

  • Dr Angela Wilkinson, Secretary General and CEO of the World Energy Council

  • Ulrich Benterbusch, Deputy Director General, German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

  • Pierre Devillers, Former Chair of the Chilean Member Committee of the World Energy Council (moderator)

  • Badr Ikken, CEO, IRESEN, Morocco 

  • Ana Angel, LATAM Manager, Hinicio

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