Germany, Chile Launch Green Hydrogen Task Force

By June 30, 2021 2   min read  (223 words)

June 30, 2021 |

Fuel Cells Works, Germany, Chile Launch Green Hydrogen Task Force

Federal Minister Peter Altmaier and Chilean Energy Minister Juan Carlos Jobet yesterday signed a declaration of intent for cooperation in the field of hydrogen.

A Hydrogen Task Force is being set up as part of the German-Chilean energy partnership that has existed since 2019.

The aim is to further intensify the cooperation between the two countries to create suitable framework conditions for the development of a hydrogen economy and to identify concrete joint lighthouse projects.

Federal Minister Altmaier: “Green hydrogen is a key element in achieving our climate goals . In addition to production in Germany and Europe, we need international partnerships. We therefore focus on strategic partnerships with countries in which green hydrogen and its derivatives can be generated efficiently and cost-effectively. We have been working closely with Chile in this area since the bilateral energy partnership began in 2019. The first hydrogen project, which is funded as part of the National Hydrogen Strategy and with funds from the economic stimulus package, is also being implemented in Chile. We are therefore pleased to be able to further intensify our cooperation with an important international partner in this area.”

The German-Chilean energy partnership was founded in April 2019 as a platform for high-level political dialogue on energy transition issues between the two countries.



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