Cummins executive testifies about accelerating development of green hydrogen

Congress could help accelerate the development and adoption of green hydrogen and other cleaner energy as companies, including Columbus-based Cummins Inc., confront the challenges of curbing greenhouse gas emissions in a world shifting away from fossil fuels.

That was among the main points in Cummins Vice Chairman Tony Satterthwaite’s testimony before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Tuesday, where he discussed areas where the federal government could make a difference and the Columbus-based company’s path to zero emissions.

Satterthwaite, who attended the Senate hearing virtually, said significant public support is needed from the federal government, national labs and research institutions for the U.S. to “achieve this path to zero in a way that is cost effective, timely and promotes U.S. jobs and manufacturing.”

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