CSIRO unveils roadmap for hydrogen energy industry in Australia
Date: 2018-08-25   Author: Saif Ali Bepari  Category: #industry

CSIRO unveils roadmap for hydrogen energy industry in Australia

Australian scientific research federal government agency, CSIRO has reportedly unveiled a new blueprint to build a hydrogen energy industry in Australia. As per trusted sources, the research agency aims to establish Australia as the hydrogen leader of the world.

According to a CSIRO press release, the clean-burning fuel hydrogen with its applications ranging from energy storage to powering automobiles can serve multiple markets and facilitate deep decarbonization of industrial and energy sectors if it is produced through low-emission or clean energy sources.

Reports suggest that the roadmap called ‘The National Hydrogen Roadmap’ has developed a blueprint that industries and the government could follow to build an Australian hydrogen generation and export industry. The blueprint also educates investors to facilitate the coordinated growth of the industry.

CSIRO chief executive, Dr. Larry Marshall stated that the nation is being handed an urgent, unique and lucrative opportunity to convert its natural resources such as gas, coal along with its renewable resources like solar and wind into a low-emission energy product that can be shipped across the world.

For the uninitiated, hydrogen can reportedly be created by dissecting water molecules by passing electric current through it, creating carbon neutral fuel if the current being passed is generated via clean energy sources. Reportedly, hydrogen can be created by burning fossil fuels and through coal gasification as well.

Australia’s Chief Scientist, Dr. Alan Finkel stated that a host of domestic opportunities exist that could use hydrogen. He further provided examples by listing applications like powering vehicles and industrial processes.

Hydrogen apparently can also be used as an alternative to natural gas alleviating the pressures on the east coast and bring respite to the energy crisis.

Reportedly, the Australian government has partnered with a consortium of Japanese companies to export hydrogen generated from lignite (brown coal) found in the Latrobe Valley in Victoria to Japan.

According to a forecast, Australian hydrogen industry will be a $1.6 billion industry by 2025 owing to demands from four key nations, namely China, Japan, South Korea and Singapore.



About Author


Saif Ali Bepari

Saif Ali Bepari

Saif currently works as a content writer at Algosonline. A Computer Science graduate who has a zest for writing over coding, commenced his journey in the writing industry as a freelancer. Having had a prior freelance experience, he has tinkered with creative writing, ...

Read More

More from Saif


Post Recommendents

Automotive Inspection Machine Market Comprehensive Analysis, Growth Forecast from 2019 to 2025
Author: Partha Ray

Automotive Inspection Machine market research report collated by Market Study Report is an in-depth study of the current trends influencing this industry. The report also provides a detailed abstract of the market valuation, statistics, and revenu...


Rapid Prototyping Machines Market to Witness Growth Acceleration During 2019-2025
Author: Partha Ray

An analysis of Rapid Prototyping Machines market has been provided in the latest report launched by Market Study Report that primarily focuses on the market trends, demand spectrum, and future prospects of this industry over the forecast period. F...


Signal Tower Light Market Overview, Industry Top Manufactures, Size, Growth rate 2019 - 2025
Author: Partha Ray

Market Study Report adds a new report Global Signal Tower Light Market Research Report for the period of 2019-2025 that shows the growth of the market is rising at a Steady CAGR to 2025.

The Signal Tower Light market is a cohesive study ...