Reluctant Angus Taylor finally sets a date to face up to COAG Energy Council as state ministers grow impatient with lack of progress.
Northern Territory backs massive investment in solar as part of goal to reach net zero emissions and create renewable export industry.
WA govt opens its $10 million Renewable Hydrogen Fund to applications that will expand WA’s ability to export green gas.
ARENA to focus investment on green hydrogen R&D, as well as grid integration technologies and industrial emissions reduction, in new plan for remaining funds.
A $3.1m pilot project to produce green hydrogen via electrolysis at existing BOC gas facility in Queensland wins $950,000 from Australian Renewable Energy Agency.
Scientists at ANU help identify a key step in the photosynthesis reaction of plants that could untap abundant supplies of renewable hydrogen.
Plans to combine wind, solar, battery storage and green hydrogen production in “24/7” energy generation facility in SA have won state development approval.
Jemena acquires electrolyser for NSW “green gas” trial as industry talks up importance of domestic hydrogen market and export opportunities.
Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel says that the production of hydrogen from coal and gas may be neccessary to meet global transport energy needs.
For Australia, hydrogen holds great promise in the production of renewable, storable fuel. But this must be weighed carefully against any drawbacks – or better options.