The French Institute of International Relations (IFRI), an independent research and debate institution, has released a new report under the title Perspectives on a Hydrogen Strategy for the European Union.
According to the report, a robust, cost-effective European hydrogen strategy could become a pillar of an EU economic recovery plan which should, in line with the Green Deal, accelerate the decarbonisation of European economies.
IFRI highlights two challenges for the upcoming EU strategy are to identify the cost important future cost-effective clean hydrogen, and ensure sound scale-up through efficient public support schemes and system approaches, therefore driving significant cost reductions.
“There is an undisputed potential for decrease, but costs and availability of energy inputs, as well as transport and distribution systems, and enabling policy environment, matter as much or more than simple scale-up,” the report reads.
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