Utility Urges California Hydrogen Effort To Allow RECs, Align With DOE Plan

January 4, 2023
A major utility is pressing California energy regulators to allow the use of grid electricity and renewable energy credits (RECs) in the state’s new $100 million initiative to spur numerous clean hydrogen projects, a move it says would align with the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) carbon-intensity approach to win additional federal funding. But at least one environmental group is pushing back on the notion that the state’s program would allow these types of electrolysis hydrogen projects that use grid...

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