‘We can’t electrify our way to victory’: James Watson, secretary general, Eurogas

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Momentum is building within the European Union to enact legislation to drive the ambitious transition to carbon neutrality by 2050 that the bloc aspires to. At the heart of that process is a debate over the role of gas – in the broadest sense – in making the transition achievable and cost-effective. In this exclusive interview, James Watson, Secretary General of the industry group Eurogas, discusses the conclusions of an in-depth study of the role of gas in the transition, and gives his views on recent landmark strategy documents published by the European Commission. Molecules, he says, will be critical to achieving the carbon neutrality target.


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