On a windy day, my neighbor's wind turbine makes more power than she needs, so she makes hydrogen with that power and stores it up for a calm day when she needs it, or she can sell it back to the grid. 

Hydrogen Blog Posts

WELCOME TO MAINE'S CONVERSATION ABOUT HYDROGEN AND FUEL CELLS

Hydrogen is the lightest element in the universe.  It also holds a great deal of potential energy, which makes it a versatile energy storage medium that can be produced on-site, transported or even mixed with natural gas to create a cleaner energy supply. Let's talk about how we can use hydrogen (H2) to help us meet Maine's energy needs.

 

a hydrogen fuel cell

A hydrogen fuel cell at NREL

 
 
02/26/2015 - 8:46pm

Northeast Electrochemical Energy Storage Cluster (NEESC) logoOn February 19, 2014, The Northeast Electrochemical Energy Storage Cluster (NEESC) announced the release of the 2015 Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Development Plans for each of the eight st

01/04/2015 - 7:48pm

USDA logo courtesy of USDAOn December 29, 2014, the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) final rule and Notice of Solicitation of Applications (NOSA) was published in the Federal Register.

12/05/2014 - 1:29pm

The fueling port for a Toyota Highlander fuel cell electric vehicle photo by Deana LorenzoOn October 29, 2014, leading experts in the field of hydrogen fuel development in the Northeast gathered at the campus of Western New England Universi

11/06/2014 - 11:23am

Joel Rinebold of CCAT photo by Deana LorenzoOn October 29, 2014, leading experts in the field of hydrogen fuel development in the Northeast gathered at the campus of Western New England University to discuss economic and energy policies that wi

10/28/2014 - 11:28am
09/08/2014 - 2:07pm

the energy and shelter area of the Common Ground Country Fair in Unity Maine image courtesy of Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners AssociationIf you have not yet been to the Common Ground Country Fair hosted by the Maine Org

09/07/2014 - 3:37pm

Portland Maine image courtesy of WikipediaAs luck would have it, anyone within an easy drive or bike ride from Portland can be treated to a smorgasbord of mostly free, educational events about clean energy

06/13/2014 - 5:00pm

Hydrogen Energy CenterFounded in the 1990's, The Hydrogen Energy Center (HEC) is a non-profit organization run