More than $10 billion allocated to carbon removal technology with passage of US infrastructure bill

The US Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act passed the House of Representatives late Friday, allocating billions of dollars to clean energy infrastructure and the oil and gas sector to mitigate methane emissions.

Under a hydrogen section of the infrastructure bill, $9.5 billion is allocated to the development and scaling up of the technology.

The US coalition Hydrogen Forward, which focuses on ensuring hydrogen is a key solution to the energy transition, said it is encouraged by the passage of the infrastructure bill.

“The bill’s commitment to a national hydrogen strategy puts the United States on a path to achieving its goal of growing the economy while addressing climate change. We look forward to President Biden’s signing of this bill and continued investment in this technology that is key to the energy transition,” the coalition said.

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