Color theory of hydrogen - where do hydrogen colors lead?
Chatham Partners analyze the color categories of hydrogen and connections between national and EU concepts
In a blog series in cooperation with the EEHH-Cluster, our experts Dr Christos Paraschiakos, Marieke Lüdecke, Hannah Randau, Timo Pittau and Jonas Versen shed light on highly discussed questions about the color categories of hydrogen and their significance for EU and national legislation.
Having already dealt with the Delegated Acts on green hydrogen as well as import and certification of green hydrogen, and hydrogen targets for transport and industry sectors, our experts now explain the legal relevance of the different color categories of hydrogen. The article analyzses which underlying concepts the German hydrogen law is based on, which connections exist between relevant statutory provisions in the Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG 2023), the Energy Financing Act (EnFG) and the Wind Energy at Sea Act (WindSeeG), and which developments are to be expected in the near future.