The United States Government allocated this Thursday 7,000 million dollars to finance regional clean hydrogen networks to use it as energy in the country.
The move comes as the Department of Energy works to help “communities across the country” realize the benefits of clean hydrogen and reach the goal of being a net-zero carbon economy by 2050. said a White House statement.
Hydrogen can be used as a fuel and can be produced through energy sources, such as wind, solar or nuclear, and also through natural gas.
According to the note, the flexibility of hydrogen “makes it an important component of the strategy” of the US president, Joe Biden, to achieve a carbon-free network by 2035 and to have zero emissions by 2050.
Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said in the text that through “inputting the brightest scientists, engineers, community organizers and entrepreneurs,” the national hydrogen strategy will help accelerate technology development to realize the full potential of hydrogen. clean hydrogen energy.
Fighting the climate crisis is one of the top four priorities Biden set for himself when he entered the White House in January 2021.
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