February 14, 2020

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Green hydrogen from the black continent (neues-deutschland.de)

Pilot plant for water electrolysis at the German Aerospace Center in Lampoldshausen

Photo: DLR / Thomas Ernsting

Hydrogen is the energy source of the future, once again. The combustible gas is climate neutral and can be used universally. The current sticking point, which is also of increasing concern to research policy, is its manufacture by means of electrolysis. Only if the electricity used comes from renewable energy sources will “green” hydrogen be produced without climate impact. J.w.d. Happened: Federal Research Minister Anja Karliczek started a "hydrogen partnership" with West African countries this week. Further science projects are planned as part of the "National Hydrogen Strategy", which the ministries of the Federal Government are currently agreeing on.

"Africa is a continent of opportunities, and" green "hydrogen as the oil of tomorrow is one of the greatest opportunities," said Minister Karliczek after a conversation with her counterpart from the West African state of Niger; Yahouza Sadissou ….

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