Hydrogen is consolidating itself more and more as a sustainable and competitive alternative to traditional fuels thanks to the advances and technological solutions developed during the last years. To explain the possibilities offered by this gas as a zero emission fuel in ports and cities, the Port of Barcelona and the Energy Research Institute of Catalonia (IREC) jointly organized the conference «Hydrogen in a Europe without emissions».
The day, which was held at the Port of Barcelona, ??was inaugurated by its president, Mercè Conesa; and the Secretariat of Environment and Sustainability of the Generalitat of Catalonia, Marta Subirà.
Among the participants, the interventions of Albert Tarancón, ICREA professor and head of Nanoiònica y batteries de combustible of IREC stood out; Carlos Navas, Head of Strategy and Marketing of the FCH 2JU (Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking) of the European Union; Enrique Centeno, General Director of Corporate Affairs of Toyota, Fernando Palacín, Director of the Hydrogen Foundation of Aragón; Beatriz Ruiz, from the department of Innovation and New Energies of Enagas; Jordi Vila, Head of Environment of the Port of Barcelona; and Xavier Sabaté, Head of Environment Projects.