100% renewable targets will require power storage to manage flows on the net
Electrolysers utilise these intermittent power flows to produce H2 gas from water
H2 gas can be stored in large quantities underground and transported via existing gas pipelines
H2 vehicles recharge faster and are more durable than battery powered transport
Growing H2 demand in industrial processes will reduce costs and increase supply
EU power-to-gas to the world?

The last EU Council on October 23 -24 decided that all EU energy and climate targets for 2030 will be subject to the world’s ambition with regards to CO2 emission at the next UNFCCC meeting and it will revert to this issue after the COP 21 Paris Conference. In December 2015,  the Council indicated that it “will keep all the elements of the framework under review and will continue to give strategic orientations as appropriate, notably with respect to consensus on ETS, non-ETS, interconnections and energy efficiency.”  This will mean that convincing colleagues at international level that the EU is on the right track with its CO2 reductions is becoming more urgent. EHA’s  German and UK national association members are taking important steps in this direction by informing their national parliamentarians on European and international hydrogen deployment activities. The German Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association DWV organized its annual parliamentarian evening in the US embassy in Berlin on November 4, 2014. EHA board member and DWV chairman Werner Diwald summed up the evening saying: “From the perspective of DWV the evening was a real success. It became obvious that “Power-to-Gas” and hydrogen mobility are not a German folly but that this path is taken globally. Germany and the EU must be careful not to miss a technology trend again. “Power-to-Gas” is not just a key for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from transport and to more renewable power, but it also lowers our dependence from imported raw materials. At the same time the idea offers a huge potential for new jobs in machinery and system construction. “ On November 25, our UK colleagues of the UK Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association will organize their parliamentary evening.


You are invited to Alkammonia Life Cycle Assessment reports workshop during FCH Programme Review Days 2014
5 November, 2014SAVE THE DATE: MONDAY 10 NOVEMBER 2014 - 11:30 - 13:00   You are invited to take part in the Life Cycle Analysis Reports Workshop and interactive ..read on»
New EU Car Fleet Emissions Performance in Line with Targets
5 November, 2014According to a report by the European Environment Agency (EEA), efficiency of passenger cars and vans in the EU has improved over the past years, ..read on»
US and Germany discuss power to gas in DWV annual Parliamentary Evening
5 November, 2014Parallel developments and differences concerning climate protection and renewable energies became visible during a Parliamentary Evening which was held on November 4th by DWV with ..read on»
Hyindoor Final Workshop 2014
5 November, 2014Hyindoor Final Workshop 2014 Date: 11 December 2014 – 9:00-18:00 Place: Les Loges-en-Josas, France (on the way between Paris and Versailles) Venue: Relais de Courlande Click here for ..read on»
Toyota will begin selling its hydrogen fuel cell vehicle (FCV) in Japan in December.
5 November, 2014The Japanese automaker had planned to release the vehicle sometime this fiscal year, which ends in March, but production preparations are complete and the car ..read on»
EU leaders agree to tough carbon regulations to spur renewable energy development and fight climate change
5 November, 2014European Union leaders backed the most-ambitious carbon emissions goals of any major economy, in a bid to crank up pressure on the U.S ..read on»
Locations for hydrogen refuelling stations in Baden-Württemberg confirmed
5 November, 2014Stuttgart - On the occasion of the trade fair for new mobility and energy: “WORLD OF ENERGY SOLUTIONS”, the Clean Energy Partnership announced the locations ..read on»
Hydrogen and fuel cells: International developments and prospects for the UK
4 November, 2014The UK HFCA Parliamentary event will take place on Tuesday 25th November commencing  at 6pm. It will showcase how fuel cells and hydrogen are progressing across ..read on»