The use and opportunities of hydrogen in Uruguay

The National Academy of Engineering held the panel “Hydrogen in Uruguay” via Zoom on Wednesday, June 8, where public and private leaders analyzed and reflected on the country’s more than 50 years of experience in the production, consumption and management of hydrogen. as a source of energy in the country.

Omar Paganini, Minister of Industry, Energy and Mining; Jorge Ferreiro, director of Hydrogen at Ancap; Juan Tomasini, member of the Ancap Hydrogen team; Ana Inés Torres, member of RedH2uy; and Oscar Ferreño, director of Institutional Relations & Regulation at Ventus participated in the event.

Below you can access the presentations made by the participants:

• Eng. Omar Paganini
  The vision of the MIEM and the country strategy in relation to hydrogen

• Eng. Jorge Ferreiro
  The role of hydrogen in the energy transition

• Eng. Juan Tomasini
  Hydrogen in Uruguay

• Eng. Ana Inés Torres
  Contributions from the academy

• Eng. Oscar Ferreño
  Why green H2 in Uruguay?

After the presentations, a space was opened for questions from the attendees.

All members of the Academy, colleagues from the Academies of Sciences, Medicine and Engineering, and other organizations close to the subject were invited to participate.