Greening the gas grid is fraught with difficulties
Questions remain over the commercial and technological viability of proposed solutions
Denis O’Sullivan outlined his plans to fully decarbonise the gas grid by 2050 last week.
“Our goal is that by 2050 half of the gas on Ireland’s gas network will be renewable gas and hydrogen”, O’Sullivan, the managing director of Gas Networks Ireland (GNI), told the Oireachtas Climate Committee.
“The other half will be abated gas, which is where carbon dioxide has been removed through the carbon capture storage...
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