Renewable portfolio standards (RPS) have been effective in driving the deployment of renewable electricity in many US states. Is there international experience in using of renewable portfolio standards for gas or similar policy tools, like feed-in tariffs to jump-start a renewable hydrogen industry?

The most dramatic international actions have been announced plans for hydrogen infrastructure spending. British Columbia has adopted a renewable gas standard (including hydrogen) that appears to have the potential to spur development of renewable hydrogen...

What are the key public policy issues for renewable hydrogen? Are there policies that currently impede renewable hydrogen development? Are there key policies that could expedite the creation of a renewable hydrogen industry? Are there state or even local initiatives that could accelerate development?

Policy support as of early 2021 is relatively meager as renewable hydrogen infrastructure is not eligible for production or investment tax credits. Crucially important decarbonization targets have not yet been established that would highlight renewable hydrogen as the...