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Chile’s Santiago airport could be first in Latin America to use hydrogen as fuel

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Chile's Ministry of Energy and Mining and the Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport in Santiago announced plans to evaluate initiatives and projects that promote the use of green hydrogen in aircraft operating in the country's capital. It would be the first airport to use this technology in Latin America.

Green hydrogen is one of the keys to decarbonizing the industry in the future since it has an energy content up to three times higher than conventional fossil fuels and releases energy without emitting polluting gases into the environment.

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