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Red II could impede hydrogen – lobby groups

Renewable Hydrogen Coalition and Hydrogen Europe say additionality and geographic requirements could impede development of production

European lawmakers must address the barriers imposed on hydrogen producers by the Renewable Energy Directive (RED II) if the EU’s hydrogen targets are to be achieved, according to the Renewable Hydrogen Coalition and Hydrogen Europe. The RED II regulations are currently being revised as part of the green new deal and the EU’s increased ambition to have net-zero emissions by 2050. The EU’s Hydrogen Strategy aims to produce 1mn t of renewable hydrogen and deploy at least 6GW of installed electrolyser capacity by 2024. 2050 – Date by which EU wants to be net zero But the requirements of RED II and the draft delegated act on renewable electricity for renewable fuels of non-biolog

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