Research & Development

Hydrogen / US Project Could ‘Transform Nuclear Energy Industry’

By David Dalton
11 November 2020

DOE has given more than $10m in funding to private-public partnership
US Project Could ‘Transform Nuclear Energy Industry’
Xcel Energy will work with Idaho National Laboratory on the hydrogen project, probably at the Prairie Island nuclear station (pictured). Courtesy Xcel Energy.
Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy and Idaho National Laboratory will use more than $10m in federal funding to demonstrate a system that uses a nuclear plant’s steam and electricity to split water, producing hydrogen in a way that could “transform the nuclear energy industry”.

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