Jemena welcomes Australia’s National Hydrogen Strategy

Energy infrastructure company Jemena has welcomed Australia’s National Hydrogen Strategy and said it supports Dr. Alan Finkel’s promotion of hydrogen, and green, renewable gas as a solution to the country’s energy mix.

In delivering his report, Australia’s National Hydrogen Strategy, Finkel said Australia can become a leader in ‘shipping sunshine’ for export markets and that domestic hydrogen will ‘give us opportunities to expand into new and revitalised industries’.

“We welcome these comments and we were pleased that Dr. Finkel referenced Jemena’s Western Sydney Green Gas (WSGG) project in his report as a demonstration of how existing gas pipeline infrastructure can be used to store excess renewable energy,” Jemena said.

The $15m WSGG project is jointly funded by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) and is due to commence late next year when the first electrolyser in New South Wales (NSW) is installed.

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