Full Title: Coal and Carbon Management Guidebook: Coal-to-Hydrogen Opportunities and Challenges
Author(s): National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC)
Publisher(s): National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC)
Publication Date: September 28, 2021
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This report is prepared for use by State Utility Regulators in support of their efforts to ensure safe, reliable, resilient energy services for their states, as well as additional energy stakeholders, such as federal regulators, utilities, environmental advocates, state legislators and energy officials, and the public. Contents of the report and the information included are mostly derived from documents developed and published by a variety of public and private sector organizations and numerous other reference sources listed in the footnotes.
Key elements of this report include coal-to-hydrogen production in the context of the U.S. hydrogen market; the state of various hydrogen production technologies; present and forecasted demand for hydrogen in energy, transportation, and industrial sectors; an overview of environmental, economic, and infrastructure challenges to greater coal-to-hydrogen production; and information on the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) programs and priorities for coal-to-hydrogen research and development.