BAKER FLATS — A Douglas County PUD hydrogen facility is inching closer to completion with sub-grading and rock work underway near the Shell station on Highway 2/97.

The PUD plans to make hydrogen fuel at the site and sell it at the PUD’s East Wenatchee offices, along with a new Level 3 electric vehicle charging station.

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Hydrogen storage tanks are placed Wednesday for the Douglas County PUD's hydrogen facility.

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A crane lifts hydrogen storage tanks from a truck Wednesday for the Douglas County PUD's hydrogen facility. 

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An electrolyzer is two wires stuck in water that channel an electric current. The current causes the water to separate into hydrogen and oxygen.



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