U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Fuel Cell Technologies Office


DOE Reports on How a Transition to a Hydrogen Economy Might Affect U.S. Employment

October 3, 2008

The U.S. Department of Energy report, Effects of a Transition to a Hydrogen Economy on Employment in the United States Report to Congress, estimates the effects on employment of a U.S. economy transformation to hydrogen between 2020 to 2050. The report includes study results on employment impacts from hydrogen market expansion in the transportation, stationary, and portable power sectors and highlights possible skill and education needs.