Utilities try out new hydrogen production methods, tee up midstream transport

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Gas utility operators are exploring new ways of producing low-carbon hydrogen and preparing to use the alternative fuel across their business lines.

Northwest Natural Holding Co. is preparing to start a project with Modern Hydrogen Inc. — previously known as Modern Electron Inc. — to pilot hydrogen and solid carbon production from natural gas through methane pyrolysis, sometimes called turquoise hydrogen. Northwest Natural is also evaluating another turquoise hydrogen technology under a nondisclosure agreement, Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President for Operations Kim Rush said during a May 4 conference call. Read Full Article