THE Victorian Government in Australia has announced more than A$7m (US$5m) in funding for the state’s renewable hydrogen sector.
The funding will be used for trials to fast-track the technology. Six projects will be supported with A$6.6m of funding through the Renewable Hydrogen Commercialisation Pathways Fund. These are:
A further A$800,000 from the Renewable Hydrogen Business Ready Fund will be given to eight recipients to develop business cases to support the hydrogen transition.
Lily D’Ambrosio, Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, said: “Renewable hydrogen is a key part of our clean energy transition, ensuring we can meet our target of halving emissions by 2030 and hit net zero by 2050. These exciting projects will help businesses push the frontiers of renewable hydrogen and embrace this clean energy solution.
“Victoria’s support for the renewable hydrogen sector will create new jobs while we drive down emissions across our economy by funding the infrastructure and innovation required to accelerate this change.”
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