Colombia and Germany are seeking to boost green hydrogen production

This entity, the first of its kind in the Andean region and which will be financed by the German Federal Foreign Office, seeks to promote the development of renewable energy derivatives and diversify the economy with neutral value chains.

According to the statement issued, the initiative “is necessary to achieve global decarbonization, with coordination between actors from the public and private sectors, academia, civil society and international cooperation, to establish a baseline of challenges and opportunities that allow the world to develop.” Hydrogen ecosystem.”

A study unveiled during the recent celebration of the first German Colombo Symposium on Green Hydrogen and Decarbonization identified 16 German companies, with a commercial presence in the South American country, that are already working on initiatives based on this energy source.

The issued memorandum also added that the installation of the H2 Diplo office constitutes a decisive step, following the bilateral agreement signed between President Gustavo Petro and the Federal Chancellor of Germany, Olaf Scholz.

Regarding the alliance, the latter in June 2023 considered the idea of ​​“developing a joint strategy that would be in favor of forest conservation and promote the issue of wind energy, solar energy and green hydrogen.”

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