The National Hydrogen Council is a vital element of the German hydrogen strategy published in June and comprises 26 representatives for industry, academia and civil society.
There it is – the national hydrogen strategy. Five federal ministries presented the cabinet-approved final concept in Berlin on June 10. Querulous months of intense cross-ministry wrangling over hydrogen colors, the targeted electrolyzer capacity and committee rosters preceded strategy publication as sector representatives prowled, yearning for news. Ultimately, the governing coalition agreed on a whopping EUR 7 billion package, plus an additional 2 billion for potential hydrogen export countries.
With passing the climate action plan, the German government has set clear, unequivocal targets: By 2050, the entire transportation sector is to produce zero CO2 emissions, and a 40 per cent reduction compared to the baseline year of 1990 is to be achieved by as early as 2030. A hydrogen economy is one way to approach this social project, but it will require cooperation among all of society’s members
This year, the World of Energy Solutions will be taking place from 12th until 14th October in Stuttgart together with the green2market. The company Peter Sauber Messen und Kongresse GmbH initially tried to stage a “Dialog Forum for Environmental Psychology and the Economy” last year. Together with Angela Imdahl from the
Considering the current fuel cell activities in China, it can be concluded with some certainty that over the course of years to come, the People’s Republic will not suddenly become a pioneer in the field of FC mobility. At the same time, however, in the area of research and development and on the governmental side, the country is now doing some initial groundwork with the use of renewable energy in the area of energy supply. Hydrogen and fuel cell technologies are playing an important role here.