A customer that planned to sell surplus hydrogen to the Nebraska Public Power District finds another buyer instead.
Using nuclear power to produce hydrogen likely would not be enough to help nuclear plants compete with renewables.
The bill would require large natural gas utilities to source some of their supply from dairies, landfills and other sources.
California is a leader in the use of hydrogen fuel cells, but experts say they’re also well suited for the Midwest.
The state’s largest utility is teaming up with a Finnish company to explore using hydrogen to make methanol.