Pacific Northwest Hydrogen Association


How will hydrogen hubs benefit communities?

In April 2023, the Pacific Northwest Hydrogen Association (PNWH2 Association) submitted its Regional Clean Hydrogen Hub funding application to the U.S. Department of Energy for the Pacific Northwest Hydrogen Hub (PNWH2 Hub). With Washington Governor Jay Inslee in...

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What is a Hydrogen Hub?

Clean hydrogen energy has the potential to decarbonize many of the world’s most important economic sectors that also emit large amounts of greenhouse gases, like heavy-duty transportation and agriculture, create jobs and help advance state and federal climate goals....

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How is clean hydrogen produced?

Hydrogen is an energy carrier and molecules containing hydrogen must be broken apart and the hydrogen captured to be used. However, not all hydrogen is created equal when it comes to climate impacts. The type of electricity used or the molecular hydrogen source is the...

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How can hydrogen be used?

The idea to use hydrogen gas in the United States dates at least to the Civil War. According to the Modern War Institute at West Point, it was also used in World War I for artillery and surveillance missions in hydrogen-filled balloons. In World War II, one of the...

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What is hydrogen?

The Pacific Northwest region of the United States offers countless opportunities for hydrogen production to use as a clean energy carrier. Here’s more about this powerful element that is found almost everywhere. Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe....

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