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

The EHA submitted its contribution to the EU’s consultation on the Energy Strategy for 2011 – 2020 pointing to the urgent need for policy support to facilitate the market uptake of the first commercial hydrogen applications that contribute to more efficient and low carbon energy use. If Europe’s energy and transport system is redirecting itself to increased use of eletricity as energy carrier, the use of hydorgen as the other energy carrier could accelerate and expand EU ‘s decarbonization objectives by providing a flexible energy storage medium produced by various energy sources in a local energy mix. The EHA position can be dowloaded on this website under Publications in the left column.