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New report identifies opportunities and challenges for Australia’s hydrogen-powered transport future

August 21, 2023

A new report released today by CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, and GHD Advisory calls for Australia to focus on hydrogen-powered transport—alongside electric vehicles—or risk being left behind our international counterparts.

While battery electric vehicles will drive decarbonization of road transport in Australia, there are opportunities for hydrogen-powered vehicles to play a significant role with long-haul travel and freight transport.

This is because hydrogen-powered vehicles are quicker to refuel, have a greater range between refueling stops and can maximize their payload because they don’t need to carry large, heavy batteries required by electric vehicles.

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