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H2 Hubs will solidify clean hydrogen’s status as an essential component of the nation’s long-term energy strategy.  Click to learn more about this exciting concept.

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An Ohio-based Clean Hydrogen Hub will supercharge Ohio's economy in the 21st Century.

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By any metric, including the criteria established by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Act, Ohio is a top-tier candidate for a CHH

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Ohio-based Clean Hydrogen Hub will fuel business growth and job creation in a broad range of industries across the state.

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Recovery Act creates an excellent opportunity for Ohio and Ohioans to reap the economic and environmental benefits generated by the federal government’s massive investment in the development and deployment of clean hydrogen technology.

To ensure that Ohio seizes this exciting opportunity, the Midwest Hydrogen Center of Excellence (MHCE), Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA), Dominion Energy, and Cleveland State University have formed the “Ohio Clean Hydrogen Hub Alliance,” a powerful broad-based coalition that will wage an aggressive, multi-faceted campaign to convince the federal government to site a hydrogen hub in the state.

Your participation in the Alliance will send a loud and clear signal to the Secretary of Energy and the Biden Administration that highly respected individuals and organizations recognize the value of and are invested in the growth of the clean hydrogen economy.

There is no cost associated with joining.  We ask only that you authorize us to list you and/or your organization as members of the Alliance and allow us to send you information about the campaign via email.

 

To become a member simply click here to complete and submit our membership form. Together we will make Ohio a leader in the development and deployment of clean hydrogen, the energy source that will power America and the world in the 21st Century.

Members urged to respond to Clean Hydrogen Hub RFI and Alliance survey, information will shape DOE's  Funding Opportunity Announcement and enable coalition to begin crafting successful response

On Wednesday, February 16, 2022, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a Request for Information (RFI) to obtain public input regarding the solicitation process and structure of the DOE’s Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for the establishment of regional Clean Hydrogen Hubs (CHH). Funding for the Hubs was included in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA).

 

The RFI seeks input on:

  • Regional Clean Hydrogen Hub Provisions and Requirements

  • Solicitation Process, FOA structure, and Implementation Strategy

  • Equity, Environmental and Energy Justice (EEEJ) Priorities

  • Market Adoption and Sustainability of the Hubs

The Ohio Clean Energy Hub Alliance encourages all members to submit responses to the RFI because the information gathered by the DOE will play an important role in shaping the FOA. The RFI may be viewed/downloaded by clicking or tapping the DOE icon. 

Responses to the RFI must be submitted electronically to H2Hubs@hq.doe.gov no later than 5:00pm (ET) on March 8, 2022, with subject line “H2Hubs RFI response.” Detailed submission guidelines may be found on page 20 of the document. All members are asked to forward a copy of their responses to the Alliance via email to info@oh2hub.org.

The Alliance is also seeking information from members that will enable us to begin the demanding work of drafting our response to the FOA. To that end, we respectfully ask that you complete this online form. The information you provide will be extremely valuable as we continue our campaign to secure a CHH for Ohio. All responses submitted will be kept confidential.

Thank you in advance for your assistance and for your commitment to making Ohio a leader in the clean hydrogen economy.

Click the h2 icon to read, download, and share the first press release issued by the Alliance...
Ohio Clean Hydrogen Hub Alliance spearheading effort to secure up to $2 billion in funding for clean hydrogen hub project

The Ohio Clean Hydrogen Hub Alliance, a coalition comprised of energy producers, industrial consumers, research institutions, elected officials, and community leaders is spearheading a campaign to convince the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to locate a Clean Hydrogen Hub (CHH) in the state of Ohio. A total of $8 billion in funding for the creation of CHHs was included in the $1.2 trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA).

“The CHH funding in the IIJA creates the opportunity for Ohio and Ohioans to reap the economic and environmental benefits that will flow from the federal government’s commitment to and massive investment in the development of clean hydrogen technology,” Mr. Conrad said.

Founding Partners

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Oh2Alliance Members

Cascadia Energy
Technologies

Drenko Group LLC

EcoLake Enterprises

Evergreen Transportation
Fuels LLC

Pondersystems

State Representative
Michele Lepore-Hagan

Stark County Commissioner 
Richard Regula