Germany and the European Commission are in talks about funding new power plants that run on hydrogen and gas. With no outcome as of yet, talks between the two sides are set to continue.
Revisiting its national hydrogen strategy (NHS), the German government foresees a huge need for hydrogen. It will need to import as much as 70% of it.
The EU's ambition is to turn hydrogen from a polluting niche market to a clean mass market. Renewable hydrogen is seen as crucial for Europe to meet its international climate commitments, and to limit its dependence on natural gas providers, be that Russia or other countries.
29 Dec 2022
As the EU tries to finalize its hydrogen rules, Asian countries are moving fast to secure deliveries, and the US is committing money to set up local supply chains. Can the Middle East collaborate with both continents?