The French Minister for Industrial Renewal Arnaud Montebourg visited the national site for Hydrogen technology on 20 January  2014 in Labessière-Candeil, on the occasion of the National Meeting of hydrogen technologies.

“If we want hydrogen to be an option in the coming years, we must prepare now,” underlined Jean- Marc Pastor, co-author of the report “« L’hydrogène, vecteur de la transition énergétique?”. “We need to have a clear governmental position”.

And the government’s position seems to be in favour of hydrogen.” We have a great tool that will conquer markets worth several billion euros per year and create more than 10,000 jobs,” said the minister. “The year 2014 should be the year of hydrogen. We will be present to help industries”.

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