Hydrogen-powered homes a step closer thanks to GHD-Providence Asset Group partnership

The reality of producing and storing CO2-free hydrogen energy using rooftop solar panels to power homes is a step closer with the signing of a contract between professional services firm GHD and its client, Providence Asset Group.

GHD is providing product development support for the world’s first household hydrogen energy storage system, known as LAVOTM, being developed by investment firm Providence Asset Group and the Hydrogen Energy Research Centre at the University of New South Wales.

The LAVO system uses innovative, patented metal hydride technology to store hydrogen equivalent to up to 60kWh electricity, which is enough to power an average household for approximately three days.

The LAVO brand honours Antoine Lavoisier, the father of modern chemistry who identified and named hydrogen.

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