National Hydrogen Roadmap

National Hydrogen Roadmap

Hydrogen gas (‘hydrogen’) is a versatile energy carrier and feedstock, derived primarily by splitting water or by reacting fossil fuels with steam or controlled amounts of oxygen. While hydrogen has served mostly as an input into a range of industrial processes, it has the potential to be used across a number of applications as shown […]

Australian and Global Hydrogen Demand Growth Scenario Analysis

Australian and Global Hydrogen Analysis

Interest in hydrogen is growing both internationally and domestically, as industry and governments around the world investigate and execute on decarbonisation strategies. In Australia, State, Territory and Commonwealth governments are agreed significant opportunity exists for Australia to become a major producer of hydrogen for domestic use and for export. To move forward in creating a […]

Australian Hydrogen Hubs Study

Australian Hydrogen Hubs

According to the International Energy Agency and the World Energy Council, Australia has the potential be the world’s largest hydrogen producer. The potential role of hydrogen in the transition to a more sustainable energy future has attracted strong interest globally over recent years. According to the International Energy Agency and the World Energy Council, Australia […]

Swings and Roundabouts the unexpected effects of Carbon Border Adjustments on Australia

Carbon Border Adjustments on Australia

Too often climate policy discussion has been dominated by fantasy scenarios: either one where a single country acts alone; or one where the whole world moves in perfect harmony to a globally consistent carbon pricing system. Neither scenario matches the messy multi-speed reality. The Paris Agreement reflects significant action worldwide that will intensify over time. […]

Hydrogen Energy Briefing Paper No 2/2021

Hydrogen Energy

This paper was produced to assist the Legislative Council’s Standing Committee on State Development with its current inquiry into the Development of a hydrogen industry in New South Wales. What is hydrogen and what can it be used for? Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe, with the simplest atomic structure of any […]

A perspective on hydrogen investment

A perspective on hydrogen investment

Hydrogen Insights: A perspective on hydrogen investment, market development and cost competitiveness. Underpinned by a global shift of regulators, investors, and consumers toward decarbonization, hydrogen (H2) is receiving unprecedented interest and investments. At the beginning of 2021, over 30 countries have released hydrogen roadmaps, the industry has announced more than 200 hydrogen projects and ambitious […]

Embracing clean hydrogen for Australia

clean hydrogen for Australia

We aspire to reach a day in which the resource that powers our heating and cooking, fuels our daily commute, and forms the cornerstone of our international exports is a carbon-free fuel source, safeguarding the stability of our environment while continuing to serve and benefit the Australian economy. To date, adoption of renewable energy targets […]

Australia’s National Hydrogen Strategy

aus national hydrogen strategy

In December 2018, the Council of Australian Governments Energy Council set a vision for a clean, innovative, safe and competitive hydrogen industry that benefits all Australians and is a major global player by 2030. The Council agreed to establish a Hydrogen Working Group, chaired by Australia’s Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel, to develop a National […]

Unlocking Australia’s hydrogen opportunity

Unlocking Australia’s hydrogen opportunity

Unlocking Australia’s hydrogen opportunity. Australia has the renewable energy resources, the technical skills, and the track record with international partners to become a global hydrogen leader. Meeting Australia’s stated hydrogen objectives requires strong national leadership to plan, collaborate and communicate with partners and stakeholders. Government must drive and lead the creation of the clean hydrogen […]