US Department of Energy Selects California as One of Seven Regional Clean Hydrogen Hubs  

The Renewables 100 Policy Institute (Renewables 100) is thrilled to share that the US Department of Energy has selected the Alliance for Renewable Clean Hydrogen Energy Systems (ARCHES) to negotiate an award for $1.2 billion to establish California’s statewide renewable clean hydrogen hub, As a Founding Partner of ARCHES with the California Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GO-Biz), University of California, and the state building trades, Renewables 100 has been working for two years with 400+ stakeholders to realize this tremendous milestone.

Our organization’s Founder and Acting CEO of ARCHES Angelina Galiteva was honored to be with President Biden this morning and states, “ARCHES is honored to have been chosen for such substantial funding, and we are eager to get to work to bring cutting edge projects to life up and down the state. We are grateful to President Biden and to Secretary Granholm for their dedication to a clean hydrogen future, and we look forward to rolling up our sleeves and working with our partners to advance a zero-carbon economy in a just and equitable manner that will improve the quality of life for millions of Californians.”  

Renewables 100 Founder and ARCHES advisor Diane Moss shares, “We deeply appreciate President Biden, the US Department of Energy, and the entire ARCHES team for making possible this outstanding opportunity for California to continue to pioneer renewable, clean hydrogen commercialization that is essential to realizing 100% decarbonized, renewable energy economy wide. Renewables 100 remains committed to working to ensure ARCHES  benefits California communities, including those who have historically born the brunt of negative energy system impacts, with clean air, good jobs, and other meaningful opportunities.”