Author: By Tom Young
Date Published: 11 October 2022
Photo Cred: Hydrogen Economist

US energy secretary says that developing hydrogen economy is about cutting emissions, not method of production

Developing a hydrogen economy requires moving beyond debates about colours and encouraging different forms of production, according to US energy secretary Jennifer Granholm. Speaking at the Hydrogen Americas Summit, Granholm said the US policy—as enacted in the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA)—was to focus on emissions rather than production method. “It is not about colours; it is about cutting carbon pollution,” she says. “The world might be in a race to unlock hydrogen’s potential, but it is a relay race.” $3/kg – Maximum PTC available for hydrogen production The IRA provides a production tax credit (PTC) for $3/kg of hydrogen produced if that process emits less than 0.45kg of CO₂/kg…

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