Jorgo Chatzimarkakis

Job Title
CEO
Company
Hydrogen Europe
Country
Germany

Jorgo Chatzimarkakis is CEO of Hydrogen Europe since 2016. Before he was Representative of Infineon Technologies in Brussels and Member of the European Parliament (2004 - 2014) inter alia in the ITRE Committee (Industry, Technology, Research and Energy) where he could contribute to lay the cornerstone for the first and the second Joint Undertaking on hydrogen and fuel cells. In 2007 he was elected “MEP of the year” by his colleagues of the European Parliament in the category “Research and Innovation”. In 2015 he was appointed ambassador at large for Greece.
Mr Chatzimarkakis was born in Duisburg, Germany. He holds German and Greek nationality, a degree in political science from the University of Bonn.

October 06, 2021Hydrogen - Key Enabler of a Cyclic Economy

October 06, 2021The Green Hydrogen Manifesto: Presentation of Demands for „Hydrogen as Enabler of a Circular Economy & Decarbonisation“

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Press Release

The smarter E Europe Restart 2021 – A Spectacular New Start for the Innovation Hub

October 11, 2021

After a triumphant three days, it’s clear that The smarter E Europe Restart 2021 was a success. Taking place in a more compact restart format due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the innovation hub for new energy solutions was an absolute success. With more than 450 exhibitors, 45,000 square meters of exhibition space and around 26,000 visitors from 93 countries, it was possible to host the event again for the first time in two years. Responses from exhibitors, visitors, organizers und partners were positive across the board: “We are so happy to finally meet again in person!” The industry is looking forward to the next The smarter E Europe from May 11–13, 2022.

Press release

Conventional electricity imports are the Achilles’ heel of the German energy transition

September 30, 2021

EUPD Research study findings show that about two thirds of private households are concerned about increasing electricity imports based on conventional energy sources. An analysis of German electricity imports in 2021 reveals a heterogeneous picture.

Expert Interview

"The vehicle system and the global charging infrastructure must be BiDi-capable in the long term"

September 3, 2021

Interview with Martin Roemheld

Press release

ees Europe Conference: Market Trends and New Technologies in the Energy Storage Decade

September 21, 2021

Investments and subsidies in the billions, fiercely growing revenues – the storage industry is booming in all areas, from battery production to large storage plants and domestic storage systems.

Press release

Intersolar Europe Conference 2021: Focus on new Photovoltaics and Storage Technologies

September 23, 2021

Notably, photovoltaic systems and large-scale solar power plants combined with electrical energy storage are becoming more and more important for grid control and managing grid congestion, forming the backbone of our energy infrastructure.