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Title:Hydrogen in Passenger Transport: A Macroeconomic Analysis PDF Logo
Authors:Mennel, Tim
Jokisch, Sabine
Issue Date:2007
Series/Report no.:ZEW Discussion Papers 07-065
Abstract:Hydrogen is often seen as a promising future energy carrier given the major reliance of today?s transport sector on finite fossil fuels. This working paper assesses the macroeconomic effects of introducing hydrogen as fuel in passenger transport within the framework of the computable general equilibrium (CGE) model PACE-T(H2). Our simulation results suggest small improvements in the macroeconomic performance in almost all European countries from the introduction of hydrogen. The magnitude of economic effects however depends on the assumed learning curve of hydrogen cars and on the future development of hydrogen infrastructure costs. The results presented in this paper build on data and projections developed in the EU funded ?HyWays? project.
Document Type:Working Paper
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