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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance


Focus on Hydrogen: Time for New Energy in Europe and France

31 July 2020

2020 is proving to be an extraordinary year for a number of reasons. On a positive note, would one of these reasons be that clean hydrogen has left the zone of hype and entered the territory of hope? There are certainly a number of political signals and industry reactions which, together with technological advances in fuel cells and electrolysis, falling renewable energy and fuel cell prices and stringent climate change requirements, would support such hope.

In this briefing we look at the key features of clean hydrogen and its potential and provide an overview of the related European and French policy and regulatory frameworks.

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