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The many roads to hydrogen - making sense of Australia's scattered policy environment
Insight 08 Mar 2022

Developing a successful hydrogen industry requires appropriate policies, regulations, and incentives at both national and state levels. All Australian state and territory governments, as well as the federal government, have now released strategies for the development of a hydrogen industry – and many are providing significant financial incentives to kick-start it. ...

Hydrogen is having a moment
Insight 20 Nov 2020

The climate emergency is occupying mainstream policy focus in many countries and with the lack of viable alternatives to achieve the levels of deep decarbonisation consistent with net zero targets, clean hydrogen has unprecedented political and industry momentum. ...

Allens advises LAVO on world-first hydrogen energy storage system
News 10 Jan 2022

The LAVO HESS – which took three wins at Australia's Good Design Awards and was showcased at the COP26 Climate Summit in Glasgow – is now being commercialised in a world-first first hydrogen energy ...

Ambition for a global hydrogen economy
Insight 07 Dec 2021

There is now a clear sense that hydrogen may prove the 'missing link' for countries seeking to achieve a fully functioning, net-zero economy consistent with their Paris Agreement objectives. ...

The Federal Government's 20-year gas plan ‒ what's next
Insight 02 Dec 2021

The recently released 2021 National Gas Infrastructure Plan (the NGIP) sets out priority actions for ensuring affordable, reliable gas, and provides a pathway to unlocking new supply for the east coast gas market. ...

IP strategies to capitalise on hydrogen projects
Insight 09 Nov 2021

Hydrogen is swiftly gaining traction as an attractive proposition in the renewable energy sector due to advancements in technology. That said, investment in hydrogen technology and projects requires strategic management of intellectual property (IP) risks and opportunities. Putting in place good IP governance at the outset will help avoid project setbacks and build a strong platform for future investment and innovation. ...

Carbon Capture and Storage: a new opportunity to earn carbon credits
Insight 08 Nov 2021

The Federal Government recently announced a scheme under which Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) projects can generate tradeable Australian carbon credit units (ACCUs). ...

Water access for hydrogen projects: don't let your options dry up
Insight 25 Oct 2021

Australia's abundant renewable energy resources and existing infrastructure make it well placed to become a leading producer of green hydrogen. However, given Australia's scarce water resources, hydrogen producers may face challenges in securing reliable, long-term access to the volumes of water that will be required to support large-scale hydrogen projects. This Insight explores the issues that investors and developers need to consider in securing access to water for hydrogen projects in Australia, as interest in the industry continues to grow. ...

National Gas Regulatory Reform: introducing hydrogen and renewables
Insight 18 Oct 2021

On 20 August 2021, the Energy Ministers agreed that the national gas regulatory framework should be reviewed and amended to incorporate hydrogen and other renewables into the national gas network. This will facilitate the use of hydrogen, biomethane and other renewable gases within existing gas networks and natural gas appliances. ...

Decarbonising Victoria's natural gas sector: Mission possible
Insight 04 Aug 2021

The Victorian government has taken the first steps in one of its toughest 2050 net zero emissions challenges; how to decarbonise the Victorian natural gas supply industry, while maintaining a vital and affordable energy source. ...

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