France aims to use nuclear power for green hydrogen production

Paris urges the European Commission to reevaluate the use of nuclear power for production of hydrogen labelled green .

European Commissioner of Energy Kadri Simson has received a letter from French Minister of Energy Agnès Pannier-Runacher. | Photo: Yves Herman/REUTERS / X00380

In order to gain independence from Russian gas, the EU must produce 10 million tonnes of green hydrogen and import 10 million tonnes elsewhere starting from 2030.

This is one of the targets in the large-scale REPowerEU plan, which the European Commission unveiled in May.

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