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‘So many ways hydrogen can go wrong’: Hub announcements viewed with caution

BY: - October 13, 2023

The Friday announcement that seven projects had been selected to receive $7 billion in seed money to kickstart the production of clean hydrogen across the country was billed by President Joe Biden’s administration as a major step toward slashing carbon emissions, creating thousands of domestic jobs and positioning the U.S. as a clean energy leader. […]

A wind turbine on a farmer's land near Aberdeen. (Joshua Haiar/South Dakota Searchlight)

Wind is South Dakota’s role in ‘hydrogen hub’

BY: - October 13, 2023

Hydrogen power may soon spread across the country thanks to federal grants, and South Dakota wind turbines could provide some of the electricity to make it.  Hydrogen, as a gas, transforms into water when burned as fuel. While hydrogen is currently produced from fossil fuels — and used in industries such as oil refining, steel […]

The White House in Washington, D.C., on Sautrday, March 26, 2022. (Marisa Demarco/Source New Mexico)

Biden administration to send $7 billion for clean hydrogen hubs in 16 states

BY: - October 13, 2023

The Biden administration is directing $7 billion from the bipartisan infrastructure law to build seven regional hydrogen power hubs in 16 states, the White House announced Friday. The projects, each of which is a cluster of assets that produce and process hydrogen fuel as an alternative to fossil fuels, will benefit the climate, the economy […]