Northwest hydrogen hub backers highlight project’s expected economic benefits

BY: - October 31, 2023

This story was originally published by the Oregon Capital Chronicle. Officials behind a new $1 billion hydrogen hub in the Northwest are now wading into discussions to shape the project. Leaders from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations and representatives from the Pacific Northwest Hydrogen Association, a consortium of private and public […]

Pacific NW wins $1 billion from feds for ‘Clean Hydrogen Hub.’ Now what?

BY: - October 13, 2023

Oregon and Washington scored big Friday in a fiercely contested national competition to grab a share of $7 billion to kickstart the production and use of “green” hydrogen, viewed as an important fuel source for cutting pollution from heavy industry.  President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm announced that the Pacific Northwest bid was […]

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 […]

Green renewable hydrogen needed urgently, leaders say, but industry faces challenges

BY: - September 25, 2023

This article was first published by the Oregon Capital Chronicle. To meet emissions reduction targets and tackle climate change, Oregon will need to build a clean and renewable hydrogen industry as fast as possible, according to state leaders. But they face challenges that could take years to overcome. That was one of the takeaways from […]

State offers $16.3M to swap trash trucks, street sweepers for cleaner models

BY: - July 26, 2023

Washington will use about $16.3 million from a legal settlement with Volkswagen to help government agencies transition diesel medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, like garbage trucks and street sweepers, to zero-emissions models. The state opened applications for the money on Wednesday. About $9.6 million is for garbage trucks and street sweepers and roughly $6.6 million is […]

Washington vies to become a national hub for hydrogen fuel

BY: - June 5, 2023

The Pacific Northwest is in the running to receive hundreds of millions of federal dollars to create a regional hub for the production and distribution of “clean hydrogen,” viewed by some as a key ingredient in the transition away from fossil fuels. Washington’s Department of Commerce and Oregon’s Department of Energy have leading roles in […]