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Hydrogen, the fuel of the future, is becoming a reality

Gen Comm Paul Main

Published: 20 September 2020

The cleanest way of producing hydrogen is from renewable electricity, and that just happens to be where Ireland has significant potential.

Just a few short years ago, advocating for hydrogen as a large scale clean energy solution was a quick way to ruin your credibility.

“We were hydrogen mavericks seven-eight years ago,” is how Paul McCormack puts it.
As the innovation manager for Belfast Metropolitan College he has been an advocate for the use of the gas and his role now stretches to programme manager for GenComm, the European hydrogen project, where he is involved in installing Ireland’s first renewable hydrogen facility in Antrim.

“With all the work that is going on, we suddenly find ourselves centre stage. Hydrogen is the new word for the green recovery post Covid-19 in Europe,” he adds.

Click here to read Paul's full interview with the Sunday Business Post.

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