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The path to low carbon hydrogen

The challenges and opportunities of hydrogen in the fight against global warming

One of the most effective ways to achieve net-zero goals is to switch from traditional fuels to more eco-friendly sources of energy.

Today, many organizations in the transportation industry, particularly aviators, are beginning to look at a fuel whose only waste product is water: hydrogen. It is not only cleaner than fossil fuels, but it is also three or four times more energetic. But in Europe, over 95% of hydrogen production is carbon-based. This presents the world with both challenges and opportunities.

From compression and storage to transport, the carbon-free hydrogen value chain is full of opportunities. And it isn’t just industry and international business that stands to benefit. There is a multitude of applications for domestic markets and residential use. At Capgemini Invent, we wanted to identify these new areas of growth, highlighting the challenges and potential solutions moving forward. The decarbonization of the environment begins with the decarbonated production of hydrogen. We provide you with market perspectives and strategies essential for the future. 


As part of Capgemini, Invent has over 50 years of experience helping organizations face and overcome history’s biggest challenges. As such, we are uniquely positioned to help our partners make the transition to a sustainable operation with long-term potential. Our transformations harness innovative data solutions and technology while maintaining a people-centric perspective. As an organization with 11,500 offices in 21 countries across 5 continents, we know the importance of fitting in with the local environment. We work with our partners to take advantage of era-defining change. 

Thought Leadership 

The path to a low carbon hydrogen

In 2020, the global demand for pure hydrogen reached 89 million tons (58% for industry and 42% for refining)2 and just under 10 million tons in Europe.3 Hydrogen is mainly used to…

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Florent Andrillon

Group Climate Tech leader, Capgemini
Florent leads clean tech business development with all sustainability teams across the Group. He has more than 20 years of experience in the energy and utilities sector, helping clients to achieve their sustainability goals and transition to a low-carbon economy. He has a strong focus on the energy, resources, and clean tech market, as well as on sustainability, climate, and energy transition issues. He leverages Capgemini’s capabilities and its external partners to deliver innovative and impactful solutions.

Peter King

Global Energy and Utilities Lead Capgemini Invent
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Sheila Patel

Vice President of Capgemini Invent
Sheila is a Vice President of Capgemini Invent. She brings a perspective on how to execute sustainable change in automotive OEMs now and in the future. She has spent her career helping companies incorporate technologies to solve business problems via applying talents.

Richard Biagioni

Vice President Climate, Sustainability & Ecosystems chez, Capgemini Invent

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Managing Consultant – Energy & Utilities, Capgemini Invent

Benoît Calatayud

Director, Capgemini Invent
Benoît Calatayud graduated from Ecole Centrale de Nantes, Sciences Po Paris and IIT Madras. He began his career at the Commission de Régulation de l’énergie, working on network regulation issues (Smartgrids, TSO/DSO investments, tariff). He then joined Bpifrance, the french investment bank, as head of the energy transition in the innovation department where he was in charge of financing projects in the energy transition, particularly in hydrogen, and advising business lines on decarbonation issues. Benoît joined the Capgemini Invent teams at the beginning of 2022, to contribute to the development of energy transition projects.