Elena Ocenic – Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Faculty of Business Administration in Foreign Languages, Piața Romană 6, București, 010374, Romania

Keywords:                  Hydrogen production;
IEA database;
Energy and climate

DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/ERAZ.2023.475

Abstract: This paper analyses the global project database on hydrogen pro­duction from the International Energy Agency (IEA), comprising 1477 projects for energy and climate purposes. Through quantitative analysis and data vis­ualization, the research centers on renewable-powered hydrogen projects, encompassing various production methods. Across 80 countries, Germany, Australia, and the United States exhibit the most projects (182, 118, 114). Most of the projects are in developmental stages, with 35% undergoing feasibili­ty studies, 23% in concept stages, and 15% operational. Notably, 66 opera­tional projects are renewable-powered, Germany leading with 19, followed by China (8), Great Britain, and Spain (4 each). Technologies include proton ex­change membrane electrolysis, alkaline electrolysis, and others. This work un­derscores global hydrogen production efforts, spotlighting countries pioneer­ing renewable-driven facilities for this energy carrier.

9th International Scientific ERAZ Conference – ERAZ 2023 – Conference Proceedings: KNOWLEDGE BASED SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, hybrid – online, virtually and in person, Prague, Czech Republic, June 1, 2023

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Ocenic, E. (2023).Trends in Hydrogen Production Projects for Energy and Climate Purposes – A Descriptive Analysis of the IEA Database. In V. Bevanda (Ed.), ERAZ Conference – Knowlegde Based Sustainable Development: Vol 9. Conference Proceedings (pp. 475-480). Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans. https://doi.org/10.31410/ERAZ.2023.475


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