Wolf Power Systems GmbH, a company of WOLF GmbH Mainburg, was honored as the 100th member of the Hydrogen Alliance Bavaria. Due to the Corona pandemic, the presentation of the certificate by the Bavarian Minister of Economic Affairs Hubert Aiwanger and Prof. Dr. Peter Wasserscheid, Chairman of the Center Hydrogen.Bavaria (H2.B), could not take place personally in Mainburg.
The Center Hydrogen.Bavaria joined the European Clean Hydrogen Alliance at the end of November. The alliance unites renowned players from business, science, politics, and civil society across all European regions and economic sectors.
The HYDROGEN DIALOGUE of the NürnbergMesse (the Nuremberg Fair company), with the H2.B as the conceptual sponsor responsible for the program, was launched digitally due to Corona and was realized in 2020 in cooperation with the NUEdialog of the School of Business, Economics and Society (WiSo Nuremberg) of the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU).
The Hydrogen Alliance Bavaria now presents itself with an own logo. With this logo, the meanwhile over 125 alliance partners signal their membership in the Hydrogen Alliance and show that they are part of a constantly growing network of hydrogen actors in Bavaria.
A “Who’s Who” of the hydrogen industry will meet in Nuremberg at the HYDROGEN DIALOGUE & NUEdialog. This new kind of event will include presentations, panel discussions, an exhibition and networking for attendees from business, science and government.
On September 4, Andreas Kuhlmann, Chairman of the Board of the German Energy Agency dena, was a guest at the Center Hydrogen Bavaria (H2.B) and the Energy Campus Nuremberg. The background of the visit was a double interview with the H2.B board member Prof. Veronika Grimm for dena's energy transition magazine "transition".
Presentation of the Bavarian Hydrogen Strategy and the position paper of the Hydrogen Alliance of Bavaria
At a press conference at the Nuremberg Exhibition Centre today, the Bavarian State Minister of Economic Affairs, Regional Development and Energy, Hubert Aiwanger, presented the Bavarian Hydrogen Strategy. The two board members of the Center Hydrogen.Bavaria (H2.B), Prof. Dr. Veronika Grimm and Prof. Dr. Peter Wasserscheid, also presented the position paper of the Bavarian Hydrogen Alliance, which was developed as the basis for the Bavarian Hydrogen Strategy together with almost 40 partners in the Hydrogen Alliance, including research institutions, companies and representatives of associations and local authorities.
H2.B board member Prof. Dr. Veronika Grimm has been appointed to the National Hydrogen Council as one of 25 members. In her function as H2.B board member, she has already done important work in the development of a position paper as a basis for the Bavarian Hydrogen Strategy. This position paper was realized together with her colleague oft he H2.B Board of Directors, Prof. Dr. Peter Wasserscheid, and the meanwhile over 70 partners in the Bavarian Hydrogen Alliance.
National hydrogen strategy adopted – Future opportunities for Bavaria’s industry, research institutions and local authorities
The National Hydrogen Strategy (Nationale Wasserstoffstrategie, NWS) published on Wednesday is a groundbreaking step towards a climate-neutral economy and society and provides important impulses to strengthen the economy, research institutions and local authorities in Bavaria and throughout Germany. In recent years, research institutions and industry in the Free State of Bavaria have laid the foundations to be among the pioneers in the field of innovative technologies for the hydrogen economy and hydrogen-based mobility of tomorrow.
The European Hydrogen Strategy published on Wednesday is a major step towards an internationally climate-neutral economy and society. "With the hydrogen strategy, the EU has also presented a programme for the integration of energy systems. The plans contained therein to adapt energy taxation to the climate policy goals and to quickly strive for CO2 price signals in all sectors are decisive for the attractiveness of hydrogen and synthetic energy carriers "