February 06, 2023 | Hydrogen Economist | 1 minute read

Bracewell’s Tracy London recently told Hydrogen Economist that the risk of water scarcity is a growing concern, but not necessarily the determining factor for whether a project goes ahead.

“Risk of water scarcity is certainly one of the factors that developers are looking into when it comes to cost-benefit analysis of a given location, but it is not necessarily a determining factor for whether a project goes ahead,” said London.

She added that one of the advantages of siting hydrogen production projects at the site of former coal-fired power plants—such as Moorburg in Germany or Sines in Portugal—is the presence of an existing water source that can be repurposed for the new plant.

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