Nikola Corporation has now secured total funding of over $58 million to develop its hydrogen infrastructure, particularly open-network hydrogen refueling stations.


Nikola Corporation, under its HYLA brand, has recently announced receiving an additional $16.3 million in grants and government funding. These funds will be directed towards supporting the establishment of seven open-network Hydrogen refueling stations.

With this recent funding, Nikola has now accumulated a total of $58.2 million in awards for seven hydrogen refueling stations. Notably, the company was previously granted $41.9 million under the Trade Corridor Enhancement Program (TCEP) for six hydrogen refueling stations located within the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD), San Diego County Air Pollution Control District, and Mojave Desert AQMD, along the California freight corridors.

The latest awards include:

  1. EnergIIZE West Sacramento California Energy Commission: $3.3 million (conditionally awarded pending final approval)
  2. Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee: $1.6 million
  3. Sacramento Metro AQMD: $7 million
  4. South Coast AQMD: $4.4 million

These investments align with Nikola’s strategic collaboration with Voltera, aiming to develop up to 50 HYLA stations across North America over the next five years.