North America’s time for hydrogen, and what this means for the distributors


There’s no denying it, the hype for hydrogen is growing by the day and is almost definitely here to stay. In 2021 alone, total hydrogen production in the US was approximately 30,000 tons per day, approximately 11 million tons per annum, and this is only set to grow. That, at least, is according to gasworld Business Intelligence, that also predicts that the US will be producing approximately 380 tons per day by 2023.

However, it is not just the producers of hydrogen that are noticing unprecedented demands when it comes to the clean energy carrier. A need for adaptation and growth when it comes to the hydrogen market is also being felt by distributors, both in the US and across the globe. Traditionally, hydrogen hasn’t been a burning priority for this essential part of the supply chain, but this is no longer the case – at least for many.

North America’s largest tank truck transporter and logistics provider, the Kenan Advantage Group (KAG) is at the heart of deliveries for fuels, chemicals, specialty products, food and industrial gases through its six unique operating platforms. Founded in 1991, KAG has mostly grown through strategic acquisitions and is now operating out of approximately 300 terminal and satellite locations throughout North America. 

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