CGHA Impact Interview:
Germany-Australia collaboration to Forge a Mutual Hydrogen Future
Germany has set ambitious climate goals, aiming for GHG neutrality by 2045, and the recently announced Australia-Germany Hydrogen Accord further reinforces the bilateral collaboration on climate change action and emissions reduction. In this Impact Interview with Mr. Christian Maaß, the Director-General at Federal Ministry for Economics and Climate Action (Germany), we delved into the vital topic of Germany-Australia collaboration on green hydrogen, exploring trade mechanisms that can stimulate hydrogen exports to Germany.
In this episode, we discussed...
Germany’s National Hydrogen Strategy
Details of the Australia-Germany Hydrogen Accord
Australia’s role in enhancing Germany’s hydrogen supply chain and potential mechanism
Cost-effective ways of hydrogen transportation between Australia and Germany
“We will always be an energy importing country, we put such a strong emphasis on hydrogen right now, our first ambition is to get the industry decarbonized.
- Christian Maaß, Director-General, Federal Ministry for Economics and Climate Action (Germany)