LBST is partner in the Bavarian Hydrogen Technology and Application Centre
Today, Bavaria’s Prime Minister Markus Söder, Federal Minister for Transport and Digital Infrastructure Andreas Scheuer and the Bavarian State Ministry for Economic Affairs, Regional Development and Energy jointly announce: the Hydrogen Technology and Application Centre (WTAZ) is being built in Pfeffenhausen as part of the National Hydrogen Innovation and Technology Center (ITZ).
The consortium comprises Hynergy, TÜV SÜD, MR Plan, TesTneT, Ludwig-Bölkow-Systemtechnik, Technische Universität München, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg and Helmholtz-Institut Erlangen-Nürnberg. The underlying concept includes facilities for research, development, testing, certification, and a competence centre for regulations, codes, and standards, aiming to advance German hydrogen technologies for a global market.
According to Minister Scheuer, the federal government will provide funding of up to € 100 million for Pfeffenhausen. The Bavarian state government intends to contribute at least € 30 million.