US natgas companies put hydrogen to the test By Reuters – Investing.com

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  • Date: 01-Jul-2021
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US natgas companies put hydrogen to the test By Reuters – Investing.com

By Stephanie Kelly and Scott DiSavino

NEW YORK (Reuters) - At least two dozen U.S. energy firms, including Dominion Energy Inc and Sempra Energy (NYSE:), have started producing hydrogen or testing its viability in pipes to take advantage of existing infrastructure as the world prioritizes lower-carbon fuels.

Nations worldwide are trying to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, but that will rely heavily on technology - like hydrogen - that is in developmental stages. Utilities have a potential advantage if they find that clean-burning hydrogen can be successfully transported in existing gas pipes and power plants.

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