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04 Sep 2018

Today’s form of e-mobility just precursor to hydrogen fuel cell drives – parliamentary state sec

Die Welt

Enak Ferlemann, parliamentary state secretary in the transport ministry (BMVI), said that today’s form of e-mobility with batteries is only a precursor to drives based on hydrogen fuel cells, writes Olaf Preuss in Die Welt. Hydrogen made with offshore wind power is ideal to push the energy transition in the transport sector, Ferlemann said. “Germany must build electrolysis on an industrial scale. The amounts of reliable power necessary for this can only be supplied by offshore wind energy.”

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For background, read the CLEW factsheet Power-to-gas: Fix for all problems or simply too expensive?

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