The United States releases $59 million for low-carbon hydrogen

United States low-carbon hydrogen
The United States releases $59 million for low-carbon hydrogen

In a press release, the United States’ Department of Energy announced a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) for up to 59 million dollars for the research and development of low-carbon hydrogen technologies.

This FOA covers 5 topics. The first concerns the development of components for fuelling trucks with gaseous or liquid hydrogen, with a budget of $10 million. The second involves the development of a low-cost refuelling station standard that could be replicated. It is aimed at Medium and Heavy Duty trucks with $30 million budget. The third involves equipping ports with fuel cells to supply electricity to docked vessels and to decarbonise logistics activities, with a budget of $10 million.

Then there is a fourth topic dealing with safety issues, to meet the challenges of identifying sites and obtaining permits. The budget is $6 million. Finally, the fifth and last topic has a more societal aspect and targets minorities and disadvantaged communities, which should be integrated into the teams (labs, universities, companies). The HFTO (Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Office) plans to award grants totalling $3 million.

Applicants have until 26 January.

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Article written by Laurent Meillaud and translated by Logan King 

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Logan King

Logan King

After an unusual career (3 years in the French army followed by a 3-year degree in Applied Foreign Languages), it was my passion for environmental issues that finally caught up with me and led me to join Seiya Consulting and H2 Today in June 2022. First as an end-of-study internship, then as Marketing & Communication Manager and translator at Hydrogen Today.

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