Explore a range of local and international resources about the role of hydrogen and other low emissions technologies in reaching net zero.

National Hydrogen Strategy

Australia’s National Hydrogen Strategy sets a vision for a clean, innovative, safe, and a competitive hydrogen industry that benefits all Australians. It aims to position the Australian hydrogen industry as a major global player by 2030.

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Low Emissions Technology Roadmap

The primary objective of the Roadmap is to provide a blueprint for the development of a hydrogen industry in Australia. With a number of activities already underway, it is designed to help inform the next series of investment amongst various stakeholder groups (e.g., industry, government and research) so that the industry can continue to scale in a coordinated manner.

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Japan’s Basic Hydrogen Strategy

The Basic Hydrogen Strategy shows future visions that Japan should achieve with an eye on 2050 and serves as an action plan to accomplish the visions by 2030. The strategy sets a goal that Japan should reduce hydrogen costs to the same level of conventional energy (e.g. gasoline and LNG) and to achieve the goal, provides integrated policies across ministries ranging from hydrogen production to utilization under the common goals.

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Japan’s Strategic Road Map for Hydrogen & Fuel Cells

The renewed roadmap defines: (i) new targets on the specification of basic technologies and the breakdown of costs; (ii) necessary measures for achieving these goals; and (iii) that Japan will convene a working group consisting of experts to review the status of implementation in each area stipulated by the roadmap.

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Japan’s Green Growth Strategy

This strategy is an industrial policy to lead the challenging goal of achieving carbon neutrality by 2050, a vision that is upheld by the Suga administration and aims toward a cycle of economic growth and the environmental protection.

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Green Innovation Fund

To achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, METI established a 2 trillion-yen fund as part of NEDO and provides continuous support for R&D projects for 10 years to companies that commit to ambitious goals.

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Path to Hydrogen Competitiveness

This latest Hydrogen Council report shows that the cost of hydrogen solutions will fall sharply within the next decade – and sooner than previously expected. As scale up of hydrogen production, distribution, equipment and component manufacturing continues, cost is projected to decrease by up to 50% by 2030 for a wide range of applications, making hydrogen competitive with other low-carbon alternatives and, in some cases, even conventional options.

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Hydrogen Scaling Up

In this report, the Hydrogen Council presents the first comprehensive vision of the long-term potential of hydrogen and a roadmap for deployment. This ambitious yet realistic approach would deliver deep decarbonization of transport, industry, and buildings, and enable a renewable energy production and distribution system.

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Other web resources:

  • HyResource – The purpose of HyResource is to collate core information around projects, policies and key organisations involved in the research, development, and deployment of clean hydrogen as a low-emissions energy source.
  • Japan’s Roadmap to Beyond-Zero Carbon – Japan intends to tackle the climate change issue via this Beyond-Zero roadmap. It sets milestones that would call for Japan to achieve net zero GHG emissions by 2050.
  • Australia Hydrogen Opportunities Tool – Provides free access to geoscience data and tools for mapping and understanding the potential for hydrogen production in Australia.
  • Energy Networks Australia, Gas Vision 2050 – A vision that describes how transformational technologies can be deployed to achieve reliable, secure energy and cost-effective carbon reductions from gaseous fuel use.
  • Hydrogen – Everything You Need to Know – Learn about hydrogen as an element, its history and how it can be used to benefit our future.
  • CarbonNet – The Global CCS Institute is an international think tank whose mission is to accelerate the deployment of a carbon capture and storage (CCS), a vital technology to tackle climate change and deliver climate neutrality.
  • The Hydrogen Council – The Hydrogen Council is a global CEO-led initiative of leading companies with a unite vision and long-term ambition: for hydrogen to foster the clean energy transition for a better, more resilient future.