New Zealand unveils hydrogen vision

The New Zealand Government has today unveiled its national vision for hydrogen.

Aiming to achieve a net zero carbon economy by 2050, this ambitious goal requires the transition away from an energy system which relies heavily on hydrocarbons (oil, coal and gas) to one that is based on renewable energy sources.

Hydrogen is poised to fulfil its potential as a clean alternative to hydrocarbons in the global pursuit of decarbonisation to address climate change.

New Zealand is one of several countries investigating the most appropriate applications and transition pathway for hydrogen within their energy system and economy, making best use of their existing natural, social, cultural, human and financial resources.

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