Groups Clash Over Scope, Role Of Hydrogen Blending With Gas In California

September 12, 2022
Environmentalists, utilities and the hydrogen industry are clashing over whether and how California should allow “renewable hydrogen” to be blended into the state’s natural gas pipelines to reduce the sector’s carbon footprint, with the groups debating how to define “clean” hydrogen and to what extent demonstration projects should be required first. The views are expressed in recent reply comments regarding a California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) rulemaking, particularly in response to a University of California-Riverside study finding that blending any...

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