CEG Comments on the Clean Hydrogen Production Tax Credit within the Inflation Reduction Act
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.
Hydrogen Fuel Cells Fact Sheet
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.
Clean Energy Group Response to RFI on Regional Clean Hydrogen Hubs Implementation Strategy
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.
PEAK Coalition et al Comments on New York City Astoria Gas Plant Replacement
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.
Five Reasons to Be Concerned About Green Hydrogen
While hydrogen might have a valid role to play in deep decarbonization of the heavy transport or industrial sectors, runaway plans to use it extensively in the power sector have the potential to jeopardize the health of environmental justice communities, not to mention renewable energy goals.
Assessment of Potential Energy Storage Alternatives for Project 2015A in Peabody, Massachusetts
This briefing paper assesses the viability of battery storage as a replacement for a proposed gas and oil peaker power plant in Peabody, Massachusetts. It examines the cost-effectiveness and public health implications of developing battery storage as an alternative solution to the proposed fossil-fuel power plant, known as Project 2015A.
Comments in Response to the DOE Hydrogen Program Request for Information on the Viability of Hydrogen Demonstration and Deployment Projects
Clean Energy Group submitted a response to DOE’s request for information regarding potential hydrogen demonstration and deployment projects, raising concerns about the recent wave of support for “clean” hydrogen development. The response details multiple critical issues that have not been adequately addressed in the rush to portray hydrogen as an emissions-free solution for the energy sector.
Comments on New Jersey Energy Storage Incentive Program Straw Proposal
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.