Brief 1: Has hydrogen’s time come in the United States?

March 2, 2021

Hydrogen has gained significant momentum in recent months as governments and private sector leaders have announced new policies, projects, and investments, and it will be critical to the world’s ability to reach net-zero by midcentury. But the United States has lagged behind Europe and Asia in political support, market certainty, and new project development for clean hydrogen. The Atlantic Council Hydrogen Policy Sprint is a new series focused on opportunities and challenges for the development of a clean hydrogen economy in the United States. This first brief lays the groundwork for the series, examines the current state of hydrogen development in the United States, and begins to explore pathways for clean hydrogen production across the country. Read the brief here.

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