Simplified process

Simplified process

The purpose of this LAP is to highlight if a simplified process exists for localised production units as compared to centralised ones taking advantage of the smaller amount of hydrogen considered, and if yes, what is the threshold and what are the permitting requirements and process.
 
Are there any simplified process for producing and storing a small quantity of hydrogen?
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a - Competent authority
b - Different steps
c - The costs
d - The duration of the process
Is it a barrier? Yes
Type of Barrier Structural barriers
Assessment Severity
2
Assessment In fact there’s no real simplified authorisation process for decentralised H2 production. The deployment of on–site H2 production for energy application could be lower in France than in other countries.

Due to the fact that the legal authorisation process for localised H2 production is the same than for centralised production, this contributes ton long instruction times for projects including on–site H2 production. (mobility, power–to–gas….).
The consequence could be that some projects pushed by local or regional collectivities will not be realised due the “regulatory risk” (long time of instruction, uncertain response of the administration, higher costs for the project management…..).
It can contribute to lower:
– the number of H2 application deployment projects, especially H2 mobility projects;
– the “kinetics” of the deployement of H2 as an energy carrier.

For industry it can be a market barrier: the deployement of on–site H2 production in France will be lower than in other European countries or even to low for their business development.
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