On the Problems of Hydrogen Economy

Degtyarev Kirill 1,2, Berezkin Mikhail1,3

1Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia

2E-mail: kir1111@rambler.ru

3E-mail: mberezkin@inbox.ru

Abstract. The article views onthe plans of hydrogen economy in the World. There are exposed the technological, environmental, and economic barriers on the way of the ambitious hydrogen scenario and evaluated their feasibility.   The work opposes the mainstream representation of hydrogen as an agent of decarbonization, as well as consistency of environmental reasoning for hydrogen economy. There are discussed a number of probable real reasons for advance of hydrogen economy ideas and plans.

Key words: hydrogen, hydrogen economy, energy, problems of hydrogen economy.