UAE, Germany to increase green hydrogen cooperation

Nov 5, 2021 03:33 PM ET
  • The United Arab Emirates and also Germany have actually authorized an affirmation of intent to create a joint task force that will work to promote collaboration in between the two countries for green hydrogen manufacturing as well as assistance projects in the area.

The task force will certainly focus on determining green hydrogen and fabricated fuel projects that can be executed collectively as well as crucial obstacles to be tackled such as hydrogen transport as well as its possible applications, the German ministry of energy stated previously today. The activity group will additionally make referrals for connecting regulative voids in the two countries and the EU worrying green hydrogen.

"The UAE supplies solar energy at affordable costs, while Germany has a potential to import eco-friendly and also carbon-neutral energy. The innovative modern technologies of German companies will sustain the UAE's initiatives to accomplish financial diversity," stated the Arab country's preacher of energy Suhail bin Mohammed Al Mazrouei.

Companies from both nations have currently finished a green hydrogen project as well as are servicing even more efforts in the UAE. In May, state-owned utility Dubai Power and also Water Authority (DEWA), Exposition 2020 Dubai as well as Germany's Siemens Energy AG (ETR: ENR) inaugurated a pilot plant for the manufacturing of hydrogen from solar power, which is the very first of its kind in the center East and also North Africa. Found at the DEWA Research and Development Centre at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar park in Dubai, the hydrogen facility makes use of solar power during the day to produce hydrogen which is converted into electrical power at night.

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