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National Hydrogen Strategy (NWS)

legislation type Executive
Strategy
Passed in 2020
This document was adopted by the Federal Government to establish a  framework for the transport, use and reuse of hydrogen and corresponding innovations and investments. It defines the steps that are necessary to contribute to the achievement of the climate goals, to create new value chains for the German economy and to further develop international energy policy cooperation.

The strategy aims at 1) establishing hydrogen technologies as core elements of the energy transition with the help of renewable energies, 2) create the regulatory requirements for the market ramp-up of hydrogen technologies, 3) strengthen German companies and their competitiveness by promoting research and development and technology export related to innovative hydrogen technologies, 4) Secure and shape the future national supply of CO2-free hydrogen and its secondary products.

Documents

  • green hydrogen production of up to 14 TWh2 by 2030
    Energy | Target year: 2030
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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