What They Are Saying: Labor Unions, Energy Innovators, and Others Respond to Treasury’s Proposed Section 45V Clean Hydrogen Production Credit Guidance

As the public comment period closes, a diverse coalition of labor unions, energy innovators, businesses, and more called for including fugitive methane among the finalized hydrogen production pathways  With Monday’s closing of the public comment period for the U.S. Treasury Department’s proposed guidance on implementation of the Clean Hydrogen Production Credit, a diverse group of voices, including… Continue reading What They Are Saying: Labor Unions, Energy Innovators, and Others Respond to Treasury’s Proposed Section 45V Clean Hydrogen Production Credit Guidance

Mine Methane Capture Investments Are Investments in Local Economies

By Mike Moore For many energy-producing states in the U.S., shifts in the economy and jobs markets have come alongside shifting energy demands. Take West Virginia, for example, where 130,000 coal miners were once employed at the industry’s peak; as of 2022, just a tenth of that number—13,000—were still employed as coal miners. A number of trends,… Continue reading Mine Methane Capture Investments Are Investments in Local Economies

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Waste Gas Capture Initiative Welcomes New Guidance on Hydrogen Production Using Mine Methane

Following today’s release of proposed guidance from the U.S. Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on the Clean Hydrogen Production Tax Credit—which details future hydrogen production pathways that include hydrogen produced using “fugitive methane, such as coal mine or coal bed methane”—Waste Gas Capture Initiative (WGCI) Executive Director, Mike Moore, issued the following statement:… Continue reading Waste Gas Capture Initiative Welcomes New Guidance on Hydrogen Production Using Mine Methane