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The White House says its tax credit incentive stands to be the most consequential policy supporting the deployment of clean hydrogen in US history - but stipulations that would make credits available only to the newest clean electricity generating units would exclude most of the US nuclear fleet.

Date: Thursday, 11 January 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/US-Administration-sets-out-rules-for-clean-hydroge

A recent statement from Fitch Ratings casts doubt on any new nuclear construction in the US in the immediate future. Similar concerns were voiced during discussions at a full committee hearing of the Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources to Examine Opportunities and Challenges Associated with Advanced Nuclear Reactor Commercialisation.

Date: Wednesday, 06 December 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsgrowing-uncertainty-in-us-regarding-economics-of-new-nuclear-11347683

US President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm have announced seven regional clean hydrogen hubs that will share USD7 billion in federal funding to accelerate the commercial-scale deployment of low-cost, clean hydrogen. Nuclear energy features in the plans of several of them, including a large nuclear-powered clean hydrogen production facility at Constellation's LaSalle plant in Illinois.

Date: Wednesday, 18 October 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Nuclear-to-be-part-of-US-clean-hydrogen-hubs