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July 4, 2022
Updated version of LBST's power-to-liquids study for German UBA

PtL fuels are widely acknowledged as an important option to make aviation CO2 neutral, and the industrial production of PtL fuels has come within reach. The updated version of the background paper for the UBA from 2016 gives a review of the basic principles of PtL production routes and draws a comparison between competing fuel options based on sustainability criteria.

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February 2022
Requirements for production and export of sustainable hydrogen: LBST conducts international study for GIZ

Together with ILF Chile, Ludwig-Bölkow Systemtechnik GmbH has conducted a study on the requirements for the production and export of green and sustainable hydrogen on behalf of the German-Chilean Energy Partnership under the direction of the Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ). This study was supplemented by a survey with potential off-takers of green hydrogen and derivatives in Germany.

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February 01, 2022
Another record number of newly opened hydrogen refuelling stations in 2021

Munich. In 2021, 142 hydrogen refuelling stations went into operation worldwide, again more than ever before. 37 new hydrogen stations were opened in Europe, 89 in Asia, and 13 in North America. This is the result of the 14th annual assessment of H2stations.org, an information service of Ludwig-Bölkow-Systemtechnik (LBST). Meanwhile hydrogen refuelling is possible in 33 countries.

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October 4, 2021
LBST supporting EU Commission with the amendment of RED II

Together with its partners, Ludwig-Bölkow-Systemtechnik GmbH has developed a technical analysis for the European Commission, which serves as the basis for the development and implementation of the amendment to the Renewable Energy Directive (RED II).

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International Hydrogen Strategies

A comparison of several national hydrogen strategies shows that hydrogen is  generally seen as a key element in a decarbonized energy system.

Hydrogen Decarbonization Pathways

Analysis of different hydrogen production pathways based on their greenhous gas emissions as well as their potential scalabilities and impacts.

Hydrogen in National Energy and Climate Plans (NECPs)

The analysis shows the substantial potential of a broad application of hydrogen technologies in the European Member States in the next decade.

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