National Hydrogen Strategy Issues Papers

Closes 28 Jul 2019

Opened 1 Jul 2019


The COAG Energy Council Working Group recognises the importance of consultation with industry and community to develop a national hydrogen strategy. Building on earlier engagement, the issues papers are seeking feedback on the potential role of policies and actions in realising hydrogen opportunities.

Issues papers series

  1. Hydrogen at scale [852KB PDF] [429KB DOCX] 
  2. Attracting hydrogen investment [1.1MB PDF] [506KB DOCX]
  3. Developing a hydrogen export industry [653KB PDF] [303KB DOCX]
  4. Guarantees of origin [737KB PDF] [305KB DOCX]
  5. Understanding community concerns for safety and the environment [3.5MB PDF] [769KB DOCX]
  6. Hydrogen in the gas network [996KB PDF] [427KB DOCX]
  7. Hydrogen to support electricity systems [655KB PDF] [302KB DOCX]
  8. Hydrogen for transport [718KB PDF] [310KB DOCX]
  9. Hydrogen for industrial users [622KB PDF] [302KB DOCX]

Download the full series of issues papers [11.6MB ZIP ARCHIVE]

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  • Consumer groups


  • Hydrogen
  • Low emissions energy