INL partners with Arizona company to produce clean hydrogen

October 14, 2021

Idaho National Laboratory is partnering with the country’s largest commercial nuclear energy facility to combat climate change and bring the nation closer to a carbon-free future.

The lab announced in a Monday news release it was partnering with company PNW Hydrogen, based in Phoenix, Arizona. The company is an affiliate of Pinnacle West Capital Corp.

The U.S. Department of Energy announced it was providing $20 million in funding to PNW Hydrogen to explore the use of nuclear energy to produce clean hydrogen via electrolysis in a Oct. 7 news release.

“Developing and deploying clean hydrogen can be a crucial part of the path to achieving a net-zero carbon future and combating climate change,” said Deputy Secretary of Energy David Turk in the DOE news release.

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