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No quick fix for Germany’s green hydrogen roll-out

Growing pressure to deploy green hydrogen as Germany phases out nuclear and coal

Germany can use green hydrogen to help it retain its industrial base in the transition to net-zero emissions, but the country’s energy industry is urging caution on how quickly the clean energy source can be deployed. In 2020, Germany set a target to reach net-zero emission in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement. Like many countries, it hopes to use green hydrogen to reduce emissions in the industrial sector. “The switch to green hydrogen will only be achieved a step at a time” Eickholt, Siemens Energy The German government drew up a hydrogen strategy last year and earmarked €9bn ($10.8bn) to drive the industry’s development. But intermediate steps will be needed on th

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