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Policy Study on China hydrogen Energy Industry has been released

2020-04-14 10:28:13 359

On January 8, 2020, during the “2019 China Automobile influence Forum” co-held by China International Economic Consultants and China Newsweek, the book “Policy Study on China hydrogen Energy Industry” was released by the hydrogen Energy Research Group of China Center for International Economic Exchanges. 

The book evaluates the hydrogen energy strategies of such countries and regions as the United States, Europe, Japan and South Korea from all angles, makes a systematic analysis on the development status, technical level, local practice, and problems and risks of China's hydrogen energy industry, conducts a technical, economic and environmental benefit analysis based on the whole industry chain. It is stated that the current development of hydrogen energy in China has already reached the requirement for industrialization; however, there are also such problems as low independence of core technologies of key materials, lack of diversified application, no commercial promotion model, increasing industry overheat and so on.

The book also stressed that the current hydrogen energy "hot" needs more rational "cold" thinking. It is suggested to consider China’s condition and national energy development strategy, make scientific plans for the positioning of hydrogen energy, follow the pace of terminal application, safeguard against the risk of disorderly competition and overcapacity in the development process, promote renewable energy development with the application of hydrogen energy, give full play to institutional advantages to promote key technologies, establish and improve the industry supervision and standard system as soon as possible, and explore diversified applications of hydrogen energy upon pilot programs.

At the meeting, Mr. Zhang Xiaoqiang, executive VP of China Center for International Economic Exchange, expects that this book can provide useful intellectual support for China's research and practice in the field of hydrogen energy.

Towards the future, hydrogen industry has to confront with challenges such as the position in national energy system, the source and cost of hydrogen, the different applications of hydrogen energy, the input-output efficiency, system and mechanism design for core technological breakthrough, which need to be further discussed and solved by all walks of life to jointly promote the healthy and orderly development of China's hydrogen energy industry.

Mr. Wan Gang, president of the China Association for Science and Technology, and Mr. Li Yizhong, former minister of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and joint president of China's industrial economy, attended the meeting and delivered speeches.

Mr. Wan Gang points out that decarbonization, hydrogenation and clean efficiency are the major trend of the energy science and technology progress. Hydrogen energy and fuel cell technology are leading the global energy technology revolution and becoming the important part of the future energy strategies worldwide. Thus we should actively explore the development path for hydrogen energy and fuel cell industry under the Chinese characteristics, follow the strategic guidance and innovation-driven, facilitate industrial layout, maintain market orientation, and give priority to standards, expand international cooperation to ensure the high-quality development of hydrogen energy and fuel cell industry.

Mr. Li Yizhong said that when the industry is tackling key problems of fuel cells, more attention should be given to hydrogen source. Only with the guarantee of hydrogen source can the hydrogen industry chain be sustainable. The way of hydrogen production should focus on environmental protection, economy, safety and energy efficiency. Huge progresses have been made in fuel cell vehicle research and development with its advantages in specific application scenarios and bright development prospect which needs an overall consideration, careful planning to overcome difficulties and promote the orderly development.

A total of more than 200 people attended the meeting, including the National Development and Reform Commission and other local governments, think tanks and scientific research institutions, and related enterprises.