Australia adopts international standards for a hydrogen future

Eight international standards have been adopted by Australia to help shape the future of hydrogen across the country as it continues to focus on a cleaner, more affordable energy future.

The news comes as Australia’s independent, non-governmental standards organisation Standards Australia recognises hydrogen’s potential role to decarbonise Australia, improve fuel security and create new investment and export opportunities.

Announced today, the standards for Australia have potential to not only support the safety of users with guidance on the storage, transport and refuelling but also facilitate international trade.

“This is a big step for Australian energy. It’s important the opportunities hydrogen presents are supported by standards, which will help with the safe and effective scale up of this technology,” said Roland Terry-Lloyd, Head of Standards Development at Standards Australia.

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