100% renewable targets will require power storage to manage flows on the net
Electrolysers utilise these intermittent power flows to produce H2 gas from water
H2 gas can be stored in large quantities underground and transported via existing gas pipelines
H2 vehicles recharge faster and are more durable than battery powered transport
Growing H2 demand in industrial processes will reduce costs and increase supply
ECB chief vocal on effects of energy transition on monetary policy

On November 8, 2018 Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at a conference on “Scaling up Green Finance: The Role of Central Banks”, organised by the Network for Greening the Financial System, the Deutsche Bundesbank and the Council on Economic Policies, in Berlin, held a speech on the effects of climate change on monetary policy

He described a scenario in which both the private and the public sector fail to take prompt action to cut CO2 emissions in line with the COP21 commitments and where “climate change is likely to affect the conduct of monetary policy in three important ways:

The first relates to our ability to correctly identify the shocks hitting the economy.

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