Douglas County Public Utility District breaks ground on renewable hydrogen facility

March 9, 2021

Douglas County Public Utility District (Douglas County PUD) broke ground on Monday (8th March) for its renewable hydrogen production facility in Washington, US. Believed to be the first megawatt-scale electrolyser in the Northwestern US, the facility is part of a 5MW pilot project to provide green hydrogen for Washington State at an attractive price.

It’s been in the works for several years and is a result of the passage of SB 5588 in Washington last year authorising public utility districts to make and sell hydrogen. Site excavation is starting this week with anticipated delivery of the electrolyser in July. Connections of piping, electrical and water will follow with production of renewable hydrogen starting late this year.

Read more here and see the press release here.

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