Not a universal solution
Editorial by Jan Peter Schemmel, CEO, Oeko-Institut
Remember Desertec? At the start of the new millennium, someone in Germany came up with the bright idea of harnessing the abundant sunshine in North Africa to generate electricity in vast solar energy systems and transferring it to Europe via long-distance power lines. The idea met with an enthusiastic response. There was one problem, however – there was too much input from German desk-jockeys and not enough dialogue with the countries concerned.
Hydrogen, as a key product in power-to-X…