Southern Green Gas has achieved what it believes to be a world’s first – renewable hydrogen produced with sustainably sourced water. This has been demonstrated on the campus at University of Newcastle and announced at the Australian Hydrogen Forum.
Using technology developed by Professor Moghtaderi’s Group at the University of Newcastle, water is extracted from atmospheric air. This becomes a critical feature as the expected location of hydrogen production is in high solar but arid regional areas of Australia. This issue was highlighted in a recent study by Jacobs.
This milestone is a key step for Southern Green Gas as it seeks to realise its business plan to develop renewable methane. Being fungible with natural gas and carbon neutral, renewable methane is a ground-breaking product that could create a completely new industry – seaborne renewable energy.
A copy of the presentation to the Australian Hydrogen Forum is provided below.