Green hydrogen (GH) has the potential to be a game-changer in the transition to a low-carbon economy. It is emerging as a key player due to its versatility and sustainability and as a promising alternative to decarbonize the “hard to abate” sectors, such as heavy industry, transport and energy, which account for more than 50% of the world’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The … [Read more...] about Key aspects for managing the environmental and social risks of green hydrogen
Eric Daza is an innovation consultant for the Energy Transition in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) in the Energy Division of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), where he works on issues of digital transformation of the energy sector, energy storage systems and in public policies and operations to promote green hydrogen in LAC. Prior to his work at the IDB, Eric worked for the private sector in Latin America and Europe as a researcher and teacher on issues related to the technical and economic regulation of the energy sector. He has more than 15 years of experience in the electricity sector working in different companies and consultancies. Eric has a PhD in Energy from the Federal University of Santa Maria (UFSM), a master's degree in Economics from the University of Vale do Rio dos Sinos, a master's degree in Energy Business Management from the Spanish Energy Club - ENERCLUB, a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from UFSM, an MBA in Business Management from the Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing and a university degree in Electrical Engineering from UFSM.