Germany should have industrial-scale electrolysers with a capacity of 3 to 5 gigawatts (GW) in order to make renewable hydrogen at its disposal within 10 years, according to the economy ministry’s draft proposal for the country’s highly anticipated hydrogen strategy. The paper also calls for 20 percent of the hydrogen used in Germany to be made with renewables by 2030, reported Der Spiegel, which saw the draft. The strategy, which still needs to be coordinated with other ministries, would aim to make Germany a “global pioneer” in the technology, which is considered key for a successful energy transition.
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Germany is considering holding special offshore wind tenders to produce green hydrogen at an industrial scale, according to the draft of a national hydrogen strategy by the economics and energy ministry seen by Recharge.
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