Australia launches Gas Vision 2050 – Biogas, hydrogen and CCS prominent


Australia has launched a national strategy to strengthen the role it plays in the diverse energy mix beyond 2030, designed to maximise the country’s existing gas supply and infrastructure.

Gas Vision 2050 was presented to the Minister for the Environment and Energy, Josh Frydenberg, and the Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, Matt Canavan, in Canberra yesterday.

It was developed by Australia’s peak gas industry bodies and aims to demonstrate how natural gas – for example in the form of the country’s burgeoning LNG industry – can continue to provide Australians with reliable and affordable energy in a low carbon energy future.

But it also highlights the role that biogas, hydrogen and carbon capture and storage (CCS) can play in this strategy, as three key ‘transformational technologies’ of the future.

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