Houston-based Fidelis New Energy LLC plans to build a carbon-neutral hydrogen facility in West Virginia using a combination of natural gas and renewable energy, in addition to carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS).

The Mountaineer GigaSystem in Mason County would be completed in four phases, with the first phase expected to begin operations in 2028. Each phase could produce more than 500 metric tons/day of clean hydrogen.

“I am beyond excited that West Virginia will be the home of the Mountaineer GigaSystem and Monarch Cloud Campus,” Gov. Jim Justice said. “West Virginia has a long history as an energy powerhouse for our nation…And now, we’re in a great position” to advance hydrogen.

“There’s simply no doubt that Fidelis is going to help shape the...