Future Houston


Energy and Climate

The Center works to ensure that the Houston region is

a global leader in the energy transition.

For the past six years, the Center has led efforts to establish Houston as a leader in the energy transition in setting a path to reduce emissions and provide low-carbon services to the region and the world. Our efforts have focused on groundbreaking economic research, coalition building, vision setting and action, thought leadership and raising awareness around climate and the energy transition.

HyVelocity Hub


Comprised of leading energy companies and organizations, HyVelocity Hub applied for Department of Energy Regional Clean Hydrogen Hub funding to accelerate the development of clean hydrogen projects in Texas, Southwest Louisiana and the U.S. Gulf Coast.

REPORT: Houston’s Future as a Global Center for Clean Hydrogen Manufacturing, Recycling and Electrolysis

The Center has conducted extensive research on low-carbon energy and the energy transition, including around the development of a clean hydrogen hub in Houston and economic analysis on the impacts of the energy industry.
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REPORT: Houston as the epicenter of a global clean hydrogen hub

With the U.S. Department of Energy announcing plans for $8 billion in funding for clean hydrogen hubs across the country, our new report finds that Houston, long considered the “Energy Capital of the World,” is well positioned to become a global clean hydrogen hub.

Additional Research

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