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Green Energy and Carbon Capture—An Update

A new U.N. report released this week (March 20th, 2023) states that Earth is likely to cross a critical global warming threshold by the early 2030s, unless drastic changes are made now.

Dr. Daiga Helmeste—Associate Adjunct Professor (R) at the University of California, Irvine and science news editor for the Institute of Brain Medicine

For this reason, I made contact with Professor Iryna Zenyuk, Associate Director of the National Fuel Cell Research Center at University of California, Irvine, regarding green energy solutions in Estonia and elsewhere.

As stated by Professor Zenyuk, "Estonia mostly imports its energy, and large portions of it came from Russia. Estonia has plans to build extensive offshore wind farms on the Baltic Sea ensuring energy independence. Offshore wind, in combination with batteries and hydrogen, can enable Estonia to be a clean energy country and also resource-independent.

Hydrogen is of high demand in Europe and especially Germany, so there can be potential for hydrogen export. Electricity produced with offshore wind can be used to generate green hydrogen with electrolyzer technologies. Green hydrogen can be used ...

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