Sources of Hydrogen
Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe! Using hydrogen to power our vehicles is an opportunity for a cleaner future. As we continue to work with our partners and other retail hydrogen fuel providers, we can dramatically reduce carbon emissions.
The U.S. produces about nine million tons of hydrogen per year. Ideally, a substantial amount of hydrogen power in our everyday lives will be delivered by electrolyzing water, with electricity from mostly renewables—solar, wind, bio-mass. Today the hydrogen that powers our fuel-cell vehicles comes from these sources as well as fossil fuels.
Producers of hydrogen today derive hydrogen from petroleum, natural gas, coal and bio-mass. Through chemical processing, hydrogen atoms are separated from those fuel stocks mostly by way of steam. Then, the hydrogen is captured and compressed as a gas that is stored in tanks.
True Zero fuel far exceeds the state of California minimum requirement of 33% renewable. Today, True Zero delivers Zero Carbon Hydrogen for True Zero emission driving. Our fuel means cleaner air and fewer greenhouse gas emissions.