Messer optimistic as German government announces low carbon measures


Industrial gas giant Messer has welcomed measures set out by Germany’s federal government to tackle the advance of climate change.

An agreement released by a coalition consisting of German politicial parties SPD, Die Grunen and FDP will aim to expand the development of renewable energies such as green hydrogen to accelerate the energy transition. 

Air separation and electrolysis are two processes required to create green hydrogen, both of which require electricity. 

The coalition has applied its expansion of renewable energies to all long-term electricity supply agreements (PPAs), in addition to expanding the potential of photovoltaics and wind power. 

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