ANU at COP28: Hydrogen as a pathway to decarbonisation - What can Australia supply?

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Clean hydrogen and hydrogen derivatives are expected to make an important contribution to decarbonisation. Australia has the necessary prerequisites to become a large hydrogen producer and exporter of commodities that are derived from hydrogen or that use hydrogen. Large scale greenfield clean energy developments will often intersect with Indigenous community rights and practices, spelling need and opportunity for active First Nations involvement. What are the most prospective commodities and production processes, and what role might Australia play given it is far away from the main markets?

Watch the COP28 side event hosted by the ANU Institute for Climate, Energy & Disaster Solutions (ICEDS) to consider these questions and more. 

Speakers include: 

  • Fiona Beck, Co-lead of the Renewable Fuels Research Group; Convenor, Hydrogen Fuels Project and Associate Professor at ANU College of Engineering, Computing and Cybernetics
  • Frank Jotzo, Head of Energy at the ANU Institute for Climate, Energy & Disaster Solutions and Professor at ANU Crawford School of Public Policy
  • James Hetherington, Head, Green Economy and Global Insights Branch, Austrade 
  • Lars Hansen, Director Upstream Energy, InterContinental Energy, UAE

  • Dr Carsten Rolle, Head of Department Energy and Climate Policy, BDI, Germany

Watch the livestream here from 2.30pm GST.