The program will identify cost-effective and efficient processes to produce hydrogen from renewable sources and natural gas.

It will also analyze production and delivery technologies to identify technical challenges and priorities to evaluate technical progress and hydrogen cost status.

The analyses will focus on various methods for producing hydrogen fuel such as distributed production of hydrogen from biomass-derived renewable liquids; distributed, semi-central and central water electrolysis; solar high-temperature water splitting; photo electrochemical water splitting; and large-scale central hydrogen production through photolytic, fermentation, and microbial electrolysis.

These projects will also analyze to identify key technical challenges and priorities using the Department’s Hydrogen Analysis models (H2A) in addition to other industry tools to evaluate progress and hydrogen status.