France’s national hydrogen council has presented initial plans for 3.2 GW of large-scale electrolysis capacity to key ministers, the council said Feb. 25. The projects, which require some Eur8 billion of investment, could begin to benefit by end-2021 from funding under the EU’s Important Projects of Common European Interest, or IPCEI, program, it said. The statement did not mention specific proposals. Air Liquide and Siemens Energy have announced a funding application for a 200 MW electrolyzer at the Port Jerome-sur-Seine chemical facility. The government-appointed council including CEOs from EDF, Engie and other stakeholders met with energy minister Barbara Pompili and economy minister Bruno Le Maire noting strong momentum in hydrogen set to continue in the coming […]