MEPs propose options to develop hydrogen

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have proposed ways to step up storage solutions such as hydrogen in a bid to spur decarbonisation.

The Industry, Research and Energy Committee has called on the European Commission and member states to remove regulatory barriers that hamper the development of energy storage projects, such as double taxation or shortcomings in EU network codes.

The Trans-European energy networks also need to be revised in order to improve eligibility criteria for those wishing to develop energy storage facilities, MEPs said.

MEPs also highlighted the potential of hydrogen produced from renewable sources (green hydrogen), and called on the Commission to continue supporting research into and development of a hydrogen economy.

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