The Biden administration’s goal to develop at least four regional hydrogen hubs is advancing with an $8 billion investment tailored to encourage development.


The Department of Energy (DOE) said it would issue a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) in the near future. Prospective applicants have already expressed interest in the hydrogen hubs initiative, which became law under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) in November.  According to the IIJA, the DOE is required to fund at least four regional hydrogen hubs with an $8 billion investment distributed from fiscal years 2022-2026. 

“Hydrogen energy has the power to slash emissions from multiple carbon-intensive sectors and open a world of economic opportunity to clean energy businesses and workers across the...