Pennsylvania lawmakers look for hydrogen models after hub announcement November 22, 2023
StateImpact Pennsylvania (NPR)
“It delays the better, cheaper, tested solution of electrification and it’s expensive for customers, many of whom are already financially burdened by energy bills,” said Linnea Bond, a health educator with Physicians for Social Responsibility Pennsylvania.
PSR PA held its own briefing on hydrogen after the House committee meeting.
Bond said proposals to blend hydrogen with natural gas are dangerous and would be a “climate backstep.” That’s because hydrogen, as the lightest element, can leak more easily from metal pipes, causing them to corrode.