The hype around using green or blue hydrogen as a decarbonization tool overlooks the fact that all hydrogen use can significantly increase global warming. How hydrogen is produced can have significant climate impacts.
The hype around clean hydrogen as a decarbonization tool overlooks the fact that all hydrogen significantly increases global warming if it leaks into the atmosphere, and its use with natural gas does not substantively reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The PEAK Coalition Comments on EPA’s Proposed Greenhouse Gas Standards and Guidelines for Fossil Fuel-Fired Power Plants
The PEAK Coalition submitted comments regarding the EPA’s proposed new carbon pollution standards for coal and gas-fired power plants, expressing grave concerns about the environmental justice implications of the proposed rules.
Clean Energy Group and the Clean Energy States Alliance submitted comments to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities on the New Jersey Energy Storage Incentive Program Straw Proposal.
CEG strongly recommends that the Treasury Department and the IRS fully account for the carbon emissions associated with powering electrolysis production of hydrogen through grid electricity and that the agencies do not allow for offsetting these emissions through market-based procurement mechanisms, such as RECs and PPAs.
Clean Energy Group has published a fact sheet answering four commonly asked questions about fuel cells – what they are, what they can be used for, drawbacks, and potential benefits.
Comments submitted in response to DOE’s RFI regarding the implementation and structure of a DOE Funding Opportunity Announcement to fund regional hydrogen hubs. This submission reflects several of CEG’s concerns with the H2Hub program.
This publication by the Island Press Urban Resilience Project is a compilation of articles, op-eds, and interviews celebrating our collective progress in 2021, while highlighting how far we have yet to go. Four of the seven articles in the Energy section were written by CEG staff.
Response in Opposition to the Independent Power Producers of New York Petition to Establish a “Zero Emissions” Energy System Program Under the New York State Clean Energy Standard
CEG joined two dozen organizations in drafting and submitting a response to the New York Public Service Commission in opposition to a proposed “zero emissions” program that would make technologies like hydrogen combustion and renewable natural gas eligible under New York State’s Clean Energy Standard.
These comments explain how the proposed Astoria Gas Plant replacement project proposed by NRG in New York City is inconsistent with New York’s Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act emissions reduction mandates. The comments were drafted in response to the issuance of a Draft Title V Air Permit and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement.