On July 13th 2010  Member of European Parliament, Lena-Kolarska Bobinska, sumitted the report to the European Parliament Towards a new Energy Strategy for Europe 2011-2020.

Ms. Bobinska aims to establish an Energy Strategy which achieves the Lisbon Treaty objectives and the 20-20-20 climate package targets.

Within the text, many aspects are adressed including the Promotion of energy research & development and innovation. Hydrogen is included within this section mentioning the European Parliament, “Supports the development of cost-efficient new technologies for electrical storage, including the use of hydrogen and other fuel cells, which would allow to increase the share of variable renewables;”

The overall text is currenty being amended and reshaped, thus EHA will be keeping a close watch to monitor any new developments.

To review the report click here.