'Hydrogen in the home would be four times more dangerous than natural gas': government report

The predicted number of domestic gas explosions and resulting injuries would rise fourfold if H2 replaced methane, according to a safety assessment produced for the UK's energy ministry

An old central heating boiler and a hydrogen boiler inside the Hydrogen Experience Centre, a training location for technicians, in the Netherlands.
An old central heating boiler and a hydrogen boiler inside the Hydrogen Experience Centre, a training location for technicians, in the Netherlands.AFP/Getty
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Published 2 August 2021, 15:11Updated 2 August 2021, 15:11