Minnesota joins two newly formed Midwest hydrogen hubs

Looking towards a hydrogen-fueled world.

Midwest Hydrogen Production
A new hydrogen fuel cell vehicle arrives at a charge station. Seven Midwestern states are have joined the Midwest Hydrogen Coalition to invest in the development of hydrogen as a clean-energy alternative.
Shizuo Kambayashi | AP

Hydrogen may be a lesser-known climate-friendly fuel solution — but it’s gaining traction quickly. And now Minnesota has joined two newly formed hydrogen hubs, the Midwest Hydrogen Coalition and the Heartland Hydrogen Hub, to accelerate hydrogen development as a clean-energy alternative.

Kevin Lee, deputy commissioner of energy resources with the Minnesota Department of Commerce, joined to discuss what this could mean for the future of hydrogen.

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