Turkmenistan intends to start production of hydrogen fuel

On January 21, during a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov reported to President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov on his work to develop cooperation with international organizations in the field of hydrogen energy , the state information agency TDH reports .


Meredov said that in recent years there has been a transition to low-carbon energy and hydrogen fuel in the world, which in the future will lead to a decrease in demand for traditional carbon energy carriers. In this regard, a draft “Roadmap for the development of international cooperation of Turkmenistan in the field of hydrogen energy for 2022-2023” was drawn up.


Turkmenistan intends to create an infrastructure for the production, storage and transportation of hydrogen energy by attracting large investments to the industry.


To achieve these goals, it is proposed to cooperate with international organizations, including the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the International Energy Agency (IEA), the International Energy Charter, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and other organizations.


To train qualified specialists, it is proposed to create a Center for Hydrogen Energy at the International University of Oil and Gas named after Yagshygeldi Kakaev, as well as to establish scientific contacts with foreign partners.


Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan