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

The big WHEC2018 “splash came from Brazil’s largest hydropower company Itaipu at the opening session of the WHEC2018 : 14 GW of hydropower second largest is the world is looking to be connected with hydorgen in addition to its wind ambitions that run form 143GW to 273GW potential one of the biggest in the Southern hemisphere according to Brazil’s Coppe institute studies. Itaipu alos pointed to the energyy challenges in the poultry industry: no tiem for chicken and eggs discussions here but immediate for rnewabel based hydrogen poweeed powered grids

The Japanese Environment Ministry outlined the Japanese ambition in detail,  zooming into yet another overlooked application area: the hotel business. The first fuel cell hotel will be inaugurated near Narita airport next summer in time for the 2020 Olympics.

Prof Hirose former Toyota mirrored the (extra ) value of hydrogen with  the value of cheese compared to  milk: this conversion is costly but the final product (cheese) has additional values compared to more expensive alternatives (oil – salami).