Valutazione dei piani dell’UE per importare idrogeno dal Nord Africa

Ripubblichiamo questo articolo ripreso dal sito TNI. L’Istituto TNI ha svolto una valutazione sulla sostenibilità ambientale, sociale ed economica dell’importazione dell’idrogeno dal Nord Africa.


Assessing EU plans to import hydrogen from North Africa
The cases of Morocco, Algeria and Egypt

17 May 2022


This report shows the EU’s plan to drastically increase imports of renewable hydrogen from North Africa is not realistic from a cost or energy perspective, and instead diverts renewable electricity away from local needs and local climate targets.

Executive summary

The European Commission’s 2020 hydrogen strategy has a big focus on importing ‘green’ renewables-based hydrogen from its neighbourhood (North Africa and Ukraine). Since the recent invasion of Ukraine and the subsequent need to reduce dependency on Russian gas, the EU has doubled its import targets to 10 million tonnes per year by 2030, as per the RePowerEU communiqué.

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