Idaho National Laboratory partners with utilities to produce hydrogen

The Idaho National Laboratory (INL) has partnered with three electric utilities for a first-of-a-kind project to support innovations in the US nuclear industry through R&D and demonstration of commercial applications that pair carbon-free nuclear energy in a hybrid, nonelectric application to produce hydrogen.

FirstEnergy Solutions, Xcel Energy and Arizona Public Service (APS) represent the three utilities chosen alongside the INL by the US Department of Energy’s Office of Nuclear Energy’s funding announcement.

“This first-of-a-kind project represents significant advances for improving the long-tern economic competitiveness of the light water reactor industry,” said Bruce Halbert, Director of DOE’s Light Water Reactor Sustainability Programme based at INL.

“They will enable the production of commodities such as hydrogen in addition to electricity from commercial nuclear power plants.

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