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DOE encourages 33 groups to proceed on hydrogen hubs

February 02, 2023
By: Jonathan Dillon

This past December, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) sent out letters of encouragement, or discouragement, to applicants in the competition for up to $7 billion in federal funding to support the development of regional hydrogen hubs. Of the 79 original applicants, 33 were advised to move forward with writing a full application. The DOE has not released a list of the groups that were encouraged to submit a full proposal but did allow the groups to announce their status on their own.

A report from S&P Global identified 18 of the 33 finalists, and other news has been trickling out through local news outlets and group announcements. Some of those that received notice of encouragement to proceed with a full proposal include:

Appalachian Regional Clean Hydrogen Hub

Alliance for Reliable Clean Hydrogen Energy System Hub

Decarbonization Network of Appalachia (DNA) H2Hub

Great Lakes Clean Hydrogen Coalition

Halo Hydrogen Hub

Hawaii Pacific Hydrogen Hub

Heartland Hydrogen Hub

Mid-Continent Clean Hydrogen Hub

Mid-Atlantic Clean H2 Hub

Mid-Atlantic Hydrogen Hub

Midwest Alliance for Clean Hydrogen

Northeast Region Hydrogen Hub

Obsidian Renewables Hydrogen Hub

Pacific Northwest Hydrogen Hub (PNWH2)

Houston HyVelocity Hub

Trans Permian H2Hub

Western Interstate Hydrogen Hub

Southeast Hydrogen Hub

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