Queensland ships green hydrogen to Japan


Queensland University of Technology (QUT) has taken part in the first production and export of ‘green hydrogen’ derived from water from Australia to Japan marking a major step towards the develop of a new sustainable fuel export market.

This landmark export of hydrogen fuel from Australia to Japan came about through a collaboration between QUT and the University of Tokyo. Japan recently announced massive national renewable energy targets and has a strong focus on green hydrogen as a fuel.

Australia’s Chief Scientist, Alan Finkel recently presented state and federal energy ministers with a proposal for a national hydrogen strategy, saying Australia could build an export industry worth $1.7bn with employment for 2800 people by 2030.

Professor Ian Mackinnon, from QUT’s Institute for Future Environments, said Queensland had an unparalleled opportunity to establish a viable and sustainable export economy for hydrogen as a renewable energy.

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