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Question: What are some approximate price numbers for hydrogen?
Keywords: hydrogen,pricing,costs,production,gaseous,liquified
Answer: For gaseous hydrogen made via steam reforming, the following prices are at point of production:Cost = $7.00 per 109 JouleCost = $7.38 per 106 BtuCost = $2.02 per 103 SCFCost = $75.49 per 103 Nm3Cost = $0.38 per poundCost = $0.85 per kilogramLiquifying the gas and transportation to point of use, as estimated by the USA's Department of Energy:Cost = approx. $1.28 per poundCost = approx. $2.82 per kilogramBasis:SCF = standard cubic foot of gas @ 60 ??F and 1 atmosphereNm3 = normal cubic meter of gas at 0 ??C and 1 atmosphereLower heating value of hydrogen = 52,000 Btu per pound


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