Hydrogen energy


Australia’s national hydrogen strategy

This strategy document sets a vision for a clean, innovative, safe and competitive hydrogen industry that benefits all Australians. It aims to position the industry as a major global player by 2030.

NSW hydrogen strategy

The NSW hydrogen strategy builds on the work of the 2019 national hydrogen strategy. It sets out the NSW government's vision and path for developing a thriving hydrogen industry in NSW.

Fuelling cooperation: the Indo-Pacific hydrogen transformation

This paper argues that the creation of an integrated Indo-Pacific hydrogen market would transform regional geopolitics, help avoid the worst effects of climate change, and would also sustain greater levels of energy security and regional interdependence.
Discussion paper

A hydrogen Guarantee of Origin scheme for Australia: discussion paper

The establishment of a hydrogen Guarantee of Origin (GO), or certification scheme, is a priority action under Australia’s national hydrogen strategy. This paper outlines methodologies for guaranteeing the origin of clean hydrogen from three main production pathways: electrolysis, coal gasification with carbon capture and storage...
Briefing paper

Hydrogen energy

This paper was produced to assist the Legislative Council's Standing Committee on State Development with its inquiry into the development of a hydrogen industry in New South Wales.
Working paper

‘Clean’ hydrogen? An analysis of the emissions and costs of fossil fuel based versus renewable electricity based hydrogen

In this working paper, the authors argue that establishing hydrogen supply chains on the basis of fossil fuels, as many national strategies foresee, may be incompatible with decarbonisation objectives and raise the risk of stranded assets.
Policy report

Power state: building the Victoria hydrogen industry

Hydrogen could be a new player in Australia’s clean energy transition. This report outlines some practical steps to fostering a large-scale hydrogen industry in Victoria.

Hydrogen futures: summary report

To explore pathways to creating a hydrogen economy, the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE) recently joined forces with the prestigious National Academy of Engineering Korea (NAEK), bringing experts from both nations together for a one-day ‘Hydrogen Futures’ workshop in March 2020. This report...
Discussion paper

Hytrojan - is hydrogen the next “clean coal”?

Hydrogen power has been heralded as a game changer in the global transition to low-carbon energy. This paper identifies serious concerns with hydrogen demand projections, regularly cited by state and federal governments, energy experts and industry figures, which overstate potential export demand.
Discussion paper

A vision for hydrogen in New Zealand: green paper

In an attempt to move towards a more renewable energy system, the New Zealand government has released this green paper, which lays out the role hydrogen could play in New Zealand’s economy, and what could possibly be done to accelerate its use.