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Bigger, Faster, Better 02 – UK vs Abu Dhabi on hydrogen

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Episode notes

Hopes are high around hydrogen, but shifting from the energy industry’s mainstay of oil and gas to this feedstock poses some particular challenges.

The UK has set some big targets, but concrete construction plans are largely still at the design phase. Abu Dhabi, meanwhile, has taken the plunge. The state has already sent a blue cargo to Japan, and its heavyweight energy companies are taking the plunge on demonstration plants.

In this episode of Bigger, Faster, Better, Richard Cockburn of Womble Bond Dickinson and Dr Alexander Ritschel of Masdar get together to talk about how the UK and Abu Dhabi measure up.

Meeting industrial demand is an obvious first step but the two also talk over innovations in supply and demand, including the production of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).


About Bigger, Faster, Better and Womble Bond Dickinson

Womble Bond Dickinson is a transatlantic law firm with a keen focus on the energy sector. As part of its re:build Britain campaign, Womble Bond Dickinson is looking at the energy transition and its role in the UK achieving its net zero ambitions. This podcast series will explore how the UK performs in comparison to other countries in key renewable technologies.


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