Hydrogen is a priority low emissions technology for Australia.
The Australian and Victorian Governments are supporting a world-first project to produce hydrogen in Victoria and export it to Japan. The Hydrogen Energy Supply Chain Pilot Project tests the liquefied hydrogen supply chain from Australia to Japan.
This pilot project will contribute to growing Australia’s hydrogen industry. A successful pilot will be an important step towards establishing a commercial hydrogen production and export industry.
The project will:
The pilot project launched in 2018.
Key elements of the project:
The first shipment of liquefied hydrogen took place on 21 January 2022.
The decision to move to commercial production will be made in the 2020s, with operations targeted in the 2030s.
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Last updated: 4 February 2022
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