Experts Downplay Fears That Treasury Hydrogen Rules Thwart DOE’s ‘Hubs’

February 14, 2024
Some experts are downplaying concerns that the Treasury Department’s proposed implementing rules for the Inflation Reduction Act’s (IRA) hydrogen production tax credit could complicate the success of the 2021 infrastructure law’s hydrogen “hubs” program, citing in part other federal supports that are available for the regional projects. The appraisals during a Feb. 13 Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) discussion of Treasury’s hydrogen proposal also acknowledge challenges officials face in finalizing the precise requirements for encouraging hydrogen made from...

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