Spanish industry kicks off EU green hydrogen race

  • The Iberdrola green hydrogen plant sits in Puertollano on March 28 in central Spain. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

PUERTOLLANO, Spain — In Spain, the dream of an emissions-free future for heavy industry starts with a rugged Castilian hillside covered in solar panels, and ends with an ice-cold beer. When the beer will be available, and how much it will cost, depends on an intervening rollout of green hydrogen.