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Transporting hydrogen via existing gas pipelines potentially a step closer
Insight 16 May 2022

Since our last update on 18 October 2021, significant progress has been made in the ongoing review of the National Gas Regulatory Framework. The latest proposed amendments open the door for renewable generated gases to be transported and sold using existing pipeline infrastructure. ...

The next frontier: challenges and developments in the transport of hydrogen in bulk
Insight 27 Apr 2022

Hydrogen export presents a significant opportunity for Australia. However, there are challenges associated with bulk hydrogen transport that need to be overcome before the industry can take off. This Insight provides an update on some recent developments in transporting hydrogen by sea, and the work being done on the rules around road transport of hydrogen in bulk. ...

The down low on hydrogen policy and regulation in Australia
Insight 13 Apr 2022

We consider the current policy and regulatory landscapes governing the hydrogen industry in the Australian Environmental Review's special edition on hydrogen (first published in vol 36(6) of the Australian Environment Review). ...

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. ...

Are diversification leases the answer?
Insight 14 Dec 2021

The WA Government has proposed to introduce a new form of non-exclusive land tenure. These proposed diversification leases would be suitable for hydrogen and other renewable energy projects. ...

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. ...

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