The targets for the decarbonisation of the mobility sector are challenging: 80 million emission-free vehicles on the roads by 2030; and a 70% reduction in the average carbon footprint per passenger per kilometre by 2050.
H2 is an “energy-carrier” that can be used as an emission-free fuel or as feedstock in Power-to-X processes. Pure hydrogen used in fuel cell drives offers a range of advantages over purely battery-powered vehicles, for example faster “refuelling”, greater ranges, and higher versatility. The infrastructure costs for nationwide H2-mobility in Germany are estimated to be 20% less than for purely battery-based e-mobility.
Most of the H2 is produced centrally and distributed by truck to fuelling stations. The vast majority of H2 is produced through steam methane reforming (SMR) of non-renewable natural gas. The future calls for “green hydrogen”, i.e. H2 produced through electrolysis of water using electricity from emission-free or low-emission renewable energy sources or through SMR of biomethane.
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