Spain stands out in the development of clean hydrogen technology in Europe, holding a prominent place in the ranking of registered patents.
According to recent data, Spain is among the top ten European countries in terms of patents registered related to clean hydrogen. 76% of patents related to hydrogen in the last ten years refer to green hydrogen, which represents a higher growth than other European countries, such as Germany (64%), France (55%), and the Netherlands (59%).
The main Spanish technological centers for hydrogen innovation are located in Madrid, Seville, Barcelona, and Valencia. Madrid leads with 40 international patents, followed by Seville and Barcelona with 19 patents each, and Valencia with 7. It is important to note that on a global level, the automotive industry has been at the forefront of innovation in this technology.