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Hydrogen Data

This hydrogen data estimates the potential for producing hydrogen from onshore wind, solar photovoltaic, and biomass energy by county for the United States.

Geographic Coordinate System Name: GCS_North_American_1983

Coverage File Last Updated Metadata KMZ File
Hydrogen Zip 51.44 MB 03/05/2009 Hydrogen.xml Hydrogen.kmz

This study found that approximately 1 billion metric tons of hydrogen could be produced annually from wind, solar, and biomass resources in the United States. The greatest potential for producing hydrogen from these resources is in the Great Plains region.

This dataset can be viewed via Google Earth. To do so, click on the KMZ link above.

The zipped shapefile dataset is designed to be used in GIS software applications.