Washington State Department of Commerce: US Dept. of Energy Selects Pacific Northwest for Regional Clean Hydrogen Hub

Pacific Northwest Hydrogen Association’s PNWH2 Hub enters negotiations with DOE for initial hydrogen hub federal funding 

Oct. 13, 2023

Source: Washington State Department of Commerce

OLYMPIA, WA – The Pacific Northwest will continue to lead the way in building a clean energy future as a network of clean hydrogen suppliers and end-users to decarbonize some of the hardest-to-abate sectors of the region’s economy is one step closer to reality. 

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)  today selected PGE  the  Pacific Northwest Hydrogen Association’s PGE  PNWH2 Hub for award negotiations as one of the  Regional Clean Hydrogen Hubs PGE  following a competitive nationwide process. DOE’s H2Hubs will kickstart a national network of clean hydrogen producers, consumers, and connective infrastructure while supporting the production, storage, delivery, and end-use of clean hydrogen.

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