Hydrogen the "hero" fuel to meet Australia

Hydrogen the "hero" fuel to meet Australia's future energy needs

Australia’s Chief Scientist Dr. Alan Finkel has hailed hydrogen the “hero” fuel in Australia’s quest to reduce emissions and combat the effects of climate change.

Addressing the National Press Club in Canberra, he highlighted Australia’s National Hydrogen Strategy, which he said has the potential to make Australia one of the top three exporters of clean hydrogen, create thousands of new jobs, and billions of dollars in economic growth between now and 2050, as well as meet the country’s future energy needs.

“Let’s assume that with solar, wind and natural gas, we will achieve a reliable, low emissions electricity supply. Is this enough? Not really,” Finkel said.

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