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Germany aims to boost hydrogen investment

Germany has scaled up its ambition on power-to-gas projects by pledging more financial support for pilot schemes, but doubts linger over cost-efficiency and technological barriers for large-scale deployment Germany has scaled up its ambition on power-to-gas projects by pledging more financial support for pilot schemes, but doubts linger over cost-efficiency and technological barriers for large-scale deployment.
By Andreas Walstad 25 July 2019 Europe & Russia / Policy & Regulation 0 34430
A hydrogen generating plant in the UK. (Caloric)

The key issue: The German government has shortlisted a number of hydrogen projects that can apply for funding under the country’s €100 million per year financing package between 2019 and 2022.

Interfax analysis: The German government has signalled that it is beginning to take power-to-gas technologies – particularly hydrogen – more seriously by shortlisting a number of pilot projects that can apply for funding over the coming months. The move coincides with pledges from Brussels to scale up the EU’s...