New Jersey is joining six other states in seeking $1.25 billion in federal funds to explore the potential of clean hydrogen as a way to reduce global warming emissions and spur economic growth.
The states have submitted a proposal to the U.S. Department of Energy to create a Northeast Regional Clean Hydrogen Hub, a step that officials say they hope will help achieve their ambitious decarbonization goals around the region.
The federal agency is making $8 billion in hydrogen hub funding available as part of the bipartisan infrastructure law. Between 6 and 10 regional hubs are expected to be created across the country, according to the agency.
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