New prize to spur Aussie innovation in hydrogen

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Zero Carbon Hydrogen Australia, along with the Smart Energy Council, have launched the Hydrogen Innovation Challenge.

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Zero Carbon Hydrogen Australia general manager Joanna Kay said, “We’re delighted to launch this challenge, which is designed to highlight and accelerate the most innovative technologies in the renewable hydrogen sector.

“The Hydrogen Innovation Challenge offers a platform for applicants to showcase their groundbreaking technologies to industry leaders and in the renewable energy sector. Green hydrogen will play a key role in helping Australia to achieve its renewable superpower potential.”

Winners will get a spotlight at the Smart Energy Expo 2024 on March 6-7 in Sydney. Winners will also receive a feature in the Smart Energy Council Magazine as well as a Smart Energy Council membership.

Zoe Conllin-Williams, a mechanical engineering student at the University of Sydney who has helped put the challenge together, said, “The Hydrogen Innovation Challenge invites everyone in this emerging sector to enter their technologies for consideration and also to share this opportunity within their networks.”

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Applications must be submitted before February 15.

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