Russia to set up working group on hydrogen with Germany, France and Australia

An hydrogen gas pump nozzle is pictured at a Mercedes GLC F-Cell car at the Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt, Germany September 16, 2017. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski

ST PETERSBURG, June 4 (Reuters) - Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak said on Friday that Russia agreed to set up a working group on hydrogen production with partners from Germany, France and Australia.

Hydrogen has gained traction as the future green fuel of choice, increasingly touted as a way to decarbonise emissions-intensive heavy industry and transportation.

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Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin, writing by Maria Tsvetkova, editing by Chris Reese

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