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US DOE supporting hydrogen production from nuclear power with new $20m funding

US DOE supporting hydrogen production from nuclear power with new $20m funding

The US Department of Energy (DOE) is supporting the production of clean hydrogen through nuclear power with a $20m investment into an Arizona project.

The innovative approach will allow clean hydrogen to serve as a source for zero-carbon electricity which could help provide nuclear power a lifeline as nations look for a more sustainable future.

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The Arizona-based project, being led by PNW Hydrogen, will produce clean hydrogen at the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station with 6 tonnes of stored hydrogen set to be utilised to produce around 200MWh of electricity at times of high demand.

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