At a glance: NaKoMo workshop – “What will drive us in the future?”
According to the Climate Action Plan, CO2 emissions in the transport area must be reduced by 40 to 42 per cent by 2050 compared to 1990 levels. This can only be achieved by switching to CO2-free fuels. But which fuel is suited to which purpose? What do cities and districts have to consider if they want to convert their fleets? Who will help them to do it?
The National Hydrogen Council positions itself on the question of hydrogen transportation options and conditions
The transportation of hydrogen plays a central role in the swift development of a market-based hydrogen economy in Germany. The interregional transportation of hydrogen connects producers and consumers and integrates the German hydrogen market into a European hydrogen network.
National Hydrogen Council hands over action plan to federal government: Detailed recommendations for action for the next legislative period
To achieve its climate policy goals, Germany must quickly take ambitious steps to ramp up the hydrogen economy. The “Hydrogen Action Plan Germany 2021 – 2025” (“Wasserstoff Aktionsplan Deutschland 2021 – 2025”) contains 80 proposals from the National Hydrogen Council (NWR – Nationaler Wasserstoffrat) for the next federal government. The 26 experts of the body advising the Federal Government handed over the Action Plan to the Head of the Chancellor’s Office, Prof. Helge Braun, today.
BMVI provides funding to support the procurement of fuel cell cars for fleets
The Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI – Bundesministerium für Verkehr und digitale Infrastruktur) is providing funding to support the procurement of climate-friendly fuel cell passenger cars in fleets. Another call for funding is now being made within the scope of the National Innovation Programme Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology (NIP 2). A total of up to 15 million euros is being made available for this purpose.
Funding for fuel cell drives at the Stuttgart waste management authority
The Stuttgart waste management authority (AWS – Abfallwirtschaft Stuttgart) will in future also procure waste collection vehicles and sweepers powered by fuel cells. This is being undertaken against the background of the changeover of the vehicle fleet to alternative drive systems.
Hydrogen Region picks up the pace: Funding decisions for concrete projects in the Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region
Seven mobility sub-projects belonging to the HyPerformer “H2Rivers” project of the Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region are now ready to embark on the practical implementation of their planned measures.
HyExpert Wunsiedel ready for the next stage: H2.Fichtelgebirge interest group is founded
The district of Wunsiedel in the mountainous Fichtelgebirge region counts among the HyExperts from the first round of the “HyLand – Hydrogen Regions in Germany” competition. Now, the next step is being planned and preparations are being made to apply as a HyPerformer.