The hydrogen policy of the Visegrad Countries. A comparative study

Polityka wodorowa w państwach Grupy Wyszehradzkiej. Analiza porównawcza

ORCID: Justyna Marzec:

Pages: 73-90

Edition: Lublin 2023

DOI: https://doi.org/10.36874/RIESW.2023.2.4

Citation method: J. Marzec, The hydrogen policy of the Visegrad Countries: A comparative study, „Rocznik Instytutu Europy Środkowo-Wschodniej” 21 (2023), z. 2, s. 73-90, DOI: https://doi.org/10.36874/RIESW.2023.2.4

Abstract: The present paper aims to analyse and compare the preconditions for implementing hydrogen strategies in the Visegrad countries. This study attempts to verify that hydrogen policies are going to be implemented at different rates, thereby delaying their introduction. It is extremely important to assert this claim in the context of the energy crisis, the war in Ukraine, and the European Union’s aspirations to achieve low-carbon economy goals and energy self-sufficiency policies at both the national and EU levels. Furthermore, the study attempts to provide answers to the following research questions: firstly, does the hydrogen policy have a realistic chance of being implemented in the Visegrad region? Secondly, will it be implemented in the indicated form and extent of cooperation?

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