Energy transition discussions evolve in Central America and the Caribbean around hydrogen

Representatives from the LAC region gathered in California to discuss the challenges surrounding energy evolution, such as the need for battery storage and the hype for hydrogen from gas or renewables. Salvador Handal, executive secretary of the state-owned but autonomous National Energy Commission of El Salvador reiterated there’s a growing role for hydrogen across the region saying we are going to transform the regulatory framework, which is obsolete, to include storage and hydrogen. We have to promote and deepen energy efficiency, we have to reduce energy vulnerability. We are going to optimize our natural resources”.