Bolivia wants to develop the country green hydrogen industry by benefiting the available abundant natural resources.
The Bolivian energy minister, Franklin Molina, said on Friday (26th February) that his ministry plans to develop a strategy for producing green hydrogen to diversify the country’s energy mix and reduce emission.
Mr Molina also pointed out that besides hydrogen, his government will also promote other clean energy such as solar, wind, hydro, geothermal and biomass energy. This will show our commitments toward decarbonisation and the reduction of greenhouse gases.
The minister was speaking to a virtual conference on the ‘Green Hydrogen Technologies for Decarbonisation’, which was attended by government official, Inter-American Development Bank and Ad Astra Rocket Company Costa Rica Group.
Other speakers also highlighted the importance of hydrogen as a renewable energy vector and its significance in mobility and other industrial applications.
South American countries have increasingly been exploring hydrogen as a potential energy vector for export purposes.