Energy Transition Hub report models suggests huge advantages of aiming for 200 per cent renewable energy target, rather than just 100 per cent renewables.
ARENA provides $3.1 million towards green hydrogen hub that will use solar and battery storage at old Toyota car plant.
New paper says hydrogen produced using renewable electricity “already cost competitive” in niche applications, adding it’s likely to match industrial-scale alternatives in about a decade.
Federal Labor has unveiled a $1bn dollar plan to “supercharge” Australia’s renewable-based hydrogen industry, firing a first shot in what is bound to be a fierce energy policy battle in the lead up to this year’s federal election.
Canberra Institute of Technology and ACT network operator Evoenergy will test up to 100% hydrogen across grid in situations where natural gas currently used.