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Hydrogen is increasingly viewed as a promising alternative to fossil fuels due to its lack of carbon emissions when burned. However, traditional methods of hydrogen generation have been energy-intensive and environmentally harmful. Recently, researchers identified a significant reservoir of hydrogen in a mine in Albania, offering potential as a clean energy source. Located in the Bulqizë chromite mine near Albania’s capital, Tirana, this reservoir emits over 200 tons of H2 gas annually, making it one of the largest known flow rates of hydrogen. Despite its potential, the high concentrations of hydrogen in the mine have led to several explosions, resulting in fatalities and injuries. Lead researcher Laurent Truche described the reservoir as a remarkable find, transforming a mine gallery into a bubbling jacuzzi of nearly pure hydrogen. While hydrogen is highly flammable, if safely harnessed, this discovery could become a significant energy source. The rarity of large, natural hydrogen reservoirs underscores the uniqueness of this find. However, researchers suggest that areas with similar geological characteristics may harbor similar resources, opening avenues for further exploration. This discovery coincides with President Joe Biden’s initiative to invest $7 billion in hydrogen hubs across the US. These hubs aim to produce millions of metric tons of clean hydrogen annually by 2030, aligning with efforts to transition to sustainable energy sources.