RWFI Hydrogen Workforce Resource

Welcome to the NETL RWFI’s Hydrogen Workforce Resource Website. We will endeavor to keep up to date with the latest in the rapidly evolving hydrogen energy technology with respect to the potential opportunities the increase of hydrogen production may have on the U.S. workforce.  This will also be the landing page for updates to our Hydrogen 101 Webinar series launching in 2024.  

About the NETL RWFI: 

The NETL Regional Workforce Initiative (RWFI) is a platform for consistent, meaningful, results driven engagement, collaboration and partnerships with key workforce, education and economic development stakeholders who are critical for the deployment of U.S. DOE and NETL Energy and Advanced Manufacturing technological research investments and breakthroughs by catalyzing these research investments into enduring economic development and workforce/job opportunities for the Appalachian region and the Nation. 

Hydrogen 101 Webinar Series Information

  • Hydrogen Energy Basics (Date TBD): This webinar will provide a fundamental understanding of hydrogen technology and begin to start the discussion around similarities and differences hydrogen technology may have compared to the skills and education needed with occupations up and down the supply chain to other energy technologies.

Hydrogen Workforce Online Resources

  • Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Career Map: Find your career in Hydrogen with the Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Career Map
  • U.S. National Clean Hydrogen Strategy and Roadmap: The U.S. National Clean Hydrogen Strategy and Roadmap explores opportunities for clean hydrogen to contribute to national decarbonization goals across multiple sectors of the economy. It provides a snapshot of hydrogen production, transport, storage, and use in the United States today and presents a strategic framework for achieving large-scale production and use of clean hydrogen, examining scenarios for 2030, 2040, and 2050.
  • U.S. DOE Hydrogen Shot: The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Energy Earthshots Initiative aims to accelerate breakthroughs of more abundant, affordable, and reliable clean energy solutions within the decade. Achieving the Energy Earthshots will help America tackle the toughest remaining barriers to addressing the climate crisis, and more quickly reach the Biden–Harris Administration's goal of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 while creating good-paying union jobs and growing the economy.
  • Increase your H2IQ: Find easy-to-understand information about hydrogen (H2) and fuel cell technologies here! Increase your H2IQ by checking out our fact sheets and other introductory resources.
  • Hydrogen Hubs Selections National Labor & Workforce Briefing (

Funding Opportunities

Hydrogen Workforce Funding Opportunities: Find information about open funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) and FOA project selections from the DOE Hydrogen Program's participating offices

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