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National Hydrogen Strategy

legislation type Executive
Strategy
Passed in 2020
The government approved its hydrogen strategy in May 2020.

Documents

  • Sets target to achieve net-zero by 2050.
    Economy-wide | Target year: 2050
  • Targets an emission reduction trajectory between 45-55% by 2030 (compared to 2005).
    Economy-wide | Target year: 2030
  • Refers to the National Energy and Climate Plan for 2021-2030, targets incorporation of 47% of renewable energy sources in final energy consumption by 2030
    Energy | Target year: 2030
  • Set a target for 10% of final energy consumption in the transport sector to come from renewable energy sources by 2020
    Transport | Target year: 2020
  • Global national target and sectoral national targets for reducing CO2eq emissions compared to 2005. Targeting -18% to -23% by 2020 and -45% to -55% by 2030
    Economy-wide | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2005
  • Global national target and sectoral national targets for reducing CO2eq emissions compared to 2005. Targeting -65% in services by 2020; -70% by 2030
    Other | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2005
  • Global national target and sectoral national targets for reducing CO2eq emissions compared to 2005. Targeting -14% in residential sector by 2020; -35% by 2030
    Residential & Commercial | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2005
  • Global national target and sectoral national targets for reducing CO2eq emissions compared to 2005. Targeting -14% in transport sector by 2020; -40% by 2030
    Transport | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2005
  • Global national target and sectoral national targets for reducing CO2eq emissions compared to 2005. Targeting -8% in agriculture by 2020; -11% by 2030
    Agriculture | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2005
  • Global national target and sectoral national targets for reducing CO2eq emissions compared to 2005. Targeting -14% in waste sector by 2020; -30% by 2030
    Waste | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2005
  • Targets incorporation of 47% of renewable energy sources in final energy consumption by 2030
    Energy | Target year: 2030
  • Sets a target for 31% of final consumption of energy to be from renewable sources by 2020
    Energy | Target year: 2020
  • Aim for hydrogen to represent 5% of final energy consumption by 2030
    Energy | Target year: 2030
  • Aim for hydrogen to represent 5% of road transport energy consumption by 2030
    Transport | Target year: 2030
  • Aim for hydrogen to represent 5% of energy consumption in the industrial sector by 2030
    Industry | Target year: 2030
  • Aim for 15% injection of green hydrogen into natural gas networks by 2030
    Energy | Target year: 2030
  • Aim to set up 50-100 hydrogen refuelling stations by 2030
    Energy | Target year: 2030
  • Aim to install 2 GW capacity in electrolyzers by 2030
    Other | Target year: 2030
  • Aim to reduce imports of natural gas by 300-500 M€ by 2030
    Energy | Target year: 2030
  • Targets a reduction of between 85-90% GHG emissions by 2050 (as compared to 2005)
    Economy-wide | Target year: 2050 | Base year: 2005
  • Reach levels of carbon sequestration between 9 to 13 million tons of CO 2 in 2050.
    Other | Target year: 2050
  • Refers to the National Energy and Climate Plan for 2021-2030, targetss at least 80% renewables in electricity production by 2030
    Energy | Target year: 2030
  • Refers to the National Energy and Climate Plan for 2021-2030, targets a reduction to 65% energy dependence on overseas sources by 2030
    Energy | Target year: 2030
  • Refers to the National Energy and Climate Plan for 2021-2030, targets to reduce primary energy consumption by 35% by 2030
    Energy | Target year: 2030
  • Target 60% of electricity to be from renewables by 2020; 80% by 2030
    Energy | Target year: 2030
  • Target 10% of transport energy to be from renewables by 2020; 20% by 2030
    Energy | Target year: 2030
  • Target 41% of energy used in heating / cooling to be from renewables by 2020; 49% by 2030
    Energy | Target year: 2030
  • Targets on the volume of hydrogen in the transport network (natural gas) 2025: 1%-5% 2030: 10%-15% 2040: 40%-50% 2050: 75%-80%
    Other | Target year: 2050
  • Targets on the volume of hydrogen in the distribution network (natural gas) 2025: 1%-5% 2030: 10%-15% 2040: 40%-50% 2050: 75%-80%
    Other | Target year: 2050
  • Targets on the volume of hydrogen in the industrial sector 2025: 0.5%-1% 2030: 2%-5% 2040: 10%-15% 2050: 20%-25%
    Other | Target year: 2050
  • Targets on the volume of hydrogen in road transport 2025: 0.1%-0.5% 2030: 1%-5% 2040: 5%-10% 2050: 20%-25%
    Other | Target year: 2050
  • Targets on the volume of hydrogen in domestic marine transport sector 2025: 0% 2030: 3%-5% 2040: 10%-15% 2050: 20%-25%
    Other | Target year: 2050
  • Targets on the volume of hydrogen in final consumption of energy 2025: 1%-2% 2030: 2%-5% 2040: 7%-10% 2050: 15%-20%
    Other | Target year: 2050
  • Targets on the volume of hydrogen in thermoelectric natural gas 2025: 1%-5% 2030: 5%-15% 2040: 40%-50% 2050: 75%-80%
    Other | Target year: 2050
  • Target for ability to produce hydrogen 2025: 250-500MW 2030: 1,74-2GW 2040: 3 GW 2050: 5 GW
    Other | Target year: 2050
  • Target for ability to produce hydrogen UPP (<5MW) 2025: 50MW 2030: 100MW 2040: 250 MW 2050: 500MW
    Other | Target year: 2050
  • Number of points of supply 2025: 10-25 2030: 50-100 2040: 500-700 2050: 1000-1500
    Other | Target year: 2050
  • Number of vehicles (passengers) 2025: 25-50 2030: 400-750 2040: 1500-2500 2050: 4500-6000
    Other | Target year: 2050
  • Number of vehicles (heavy goods) 2025: 25-50 2030: 400-500 2040: 4000-5000 2050: 10000-12000
    Other | Target year: 2050
  • Number of light vehicles (passengers and goods) 2025: 400-500 2030: 750-1000 2040: 4000-5000 2050: 25000-30000
    Other | Target year: 2050
  • Target implementation of a large industrial scale anchor project for green hydrogen production with a capacity of 1 GW in 2030
    Other | Target year: 2030
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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