Using nuclear power to produce hydrogen likely would not be enough to help nuclear plants compete with renewables.
California is a leader in the use of hydrogen fuel cells, but experts say they’re also well suited for the Midwest.
Technology for space and aviation could eventually benefit renewable energy storage and alternative-fuel vehicles.
Industry leaders who met in Canton, Ohio last week are optimistic about the future of fuel cell buses and say the fuel cell industry could add 65,000 jobs for the Midwest by 2032.
The Stark Area Regional Transit Authority based in Canton, Ohio rolled out the first of at least ten hydrogen fuel cell buses this week after several weeks of testing at Ohio State University. But the state already plays a big role in the fuel cell business, which could grow even more with supportive federal and state policies, according to industry insiders.