Clean Energy Ministerial fully recognises the essential role of the private sector and seeks to leverage its expertise, influence, and capital. The private sector partners; chosen for their visionary work, innovative solutions and ambitious approaches, are encouraged to provide high-level policy input as well as practical expertise and to participate directly in the technical work of the CEM.
Air Liquide is the world leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health, present in 80 countries. Its ambition is to lead its industry, deliver long term performance and contribute to sustainability. While many regions in the world have already started to shift towards greener energy, there are still significant challenges ahead. Hydrogen is a useful alternative to help meet these challenges and provide clean energy.
“Hydrogen-powered vehicles are already a reality. They are already on the streets in many big cities. When used as a fuel for cars and other vehicles, hydrogen allows to reduce the amount of emissions, reduce pollution in cities and to lessen our dependency on oil-based fuel.” Pierre-Etienne Franc, VP Hydrogen Energy, World Business Unit, Air Liquide.