The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced approximately $40m in funding for 29 projects to advance the [email protected] concept.
[email protected] focuses on affordable and reliable large-scale hydrogen generation, transport, storage, and utilisation in the US across multiple sectors.
“The [email protected] concept is a critical piece of the country’s comprehensive energy strategy and an enabler of multiple industries in our economy,” said Rick Perry, US Secretary of Energy.
“As an energy carrier, hydrogen has the potential to unite our nation’s domestic energy resources. These selections support DOE’s mission and advances our commitment to enable economic growth and energy security through the development of more affordable hydrogen technologies.”
Funded through the DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), with contributions from DOE’s Office of Nuclear Energy, the selected projects will advance hydrogen storage and infrastructure technologies and identify concepts for hydrogen production and utilisation.