Industry welcomes Germany’s National Hydrogen Strategy

Today, the Federal Government of Germany will announce its National Hydrogen Strategy that will look at hydrogen as a key element to decarbonise the country’s energy system.

The strategy will feature 38 action items that will balance the relevant aspects from climate change, to research and innovation, to economic and regulatory frameworks as well as aspects of international cooperation.

Further development of the European Hydrogen Strategy, which is set to be adopted during the German Co-Presidency and the Council of EU in the second half of 2020 will also be discussed within the document.

The German Hydrogen Strategy creates an alignment between the European recovery plan and the development of a national hydrogen market. Germany as one of Europe’s industrial centres is an important market for hydrogen, which is an alternative and versatile energy carrier, that can be used in industry, transport and the heating generation.

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