28. May 2021

Cross-border hydrogen project in the Saar region clears first IPCEI hurdle

The project proposal jointly supported by six companies with the aim of establishing a green hydrogen economy in the Saarland, France and Luxembourg scores a first, important success.

Saarbrücken/Völklingen/Dillingen/Homburg/Essen/Munich. The energy company STEAG, the energy technology company Siemens Energy, the grid operator Creos Deutschland, the Saarbahn public transport company, and the SHS steel companies (Stahl-Holding-Saar with its companies Dillinger and Saarstahl) developed a joint project idea aimed at establishing a cross-border and prospectively green hydrogen economy. Together, the project partners submitted an application to the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy for funding of the project as an important hydrogen project of common European interest – IPCEI for short.