Projects

R&D projects for HyResearch purposes are defined as:

  • having a sole or substantial research focus on an element or elements of the hydrogen value chain
  • were active in 2018 or became active in and since 2018
  • may include collaborations with industrial organisations that can be publicly described in full or large part as per the project description template

Each R&D project would consist of a set of activities that can be linked to funding sources, would be organised and managed for a specific purpose, and would have its own objectives and expected outcomes.

New projects and updates to existing projects (as advised by the research community) will be updated in as close to real time as possible, and would be supplemented by a half-yearly review process.

A full description can be accessed by clicking on the specific Project Title. These project descriptions are based on information provided by the appropriate researcher.

HyResearch was launched in December 2021 and, as a new system, is still in the socialisation process across the R&D community. It is anticipated that a fuller data set of projects will be established over the first half of 2022.

This R&D projects catalogue complements the HyResource Projects resource which houses comprehensive information on Australian hydrogen-related feasibility studies, pilot, demonstration, and larger scale projects.

Guidance notes for submitting projects can be downloaded here.

Importantly, the Guidance Notes include a full listing of the R&D Focus Areas key words for use in preparing a project description and as reference in undertaking project searches below.

Project titleR&D Focus AreasLead OrganisationStatusFunding ProgramStart date
A Blockchain-based Verifiable ESG Credentials Platform for Hydrogen Supply ChainHydrogen certification schemes, RegulationsCSIROActiveInternal/Industry fundingAug-21
A new photoelectrochemical system for solar hydrogen and electricityPhotochemical and photocatalytic processes, Nanomaterials, ElectricityUniversity of QueenslandCompletedAustralian Research CouncilFeb-19
A predictive, ab initio design of enhanced plasmonic photocatalystsPhotochemical and photocatalytic processes, Computational modelling

University of New South WalesActiveAustralian Research CouncilMay-21
An international comparison of media representations of (natural) gas and hydrogen – framing issue legitimacySocial licence, Socio-technical risksUniversity of QueenslandActiveFuture Fuels CRCFeb-22
Accelerated Discovery of Solar Hydrogen Photocatalyst Photochemical and photocatalytic processes, Thermal water splitting, Materials modellingUniversity of New South WalesActiveAustralian Research CouncilMay-20
Adaptation of carbon-free fuels to high temperature industrial processesIndustrial heat processes, Industrial feedstock processes, Gas networks and appliancesUniversity of AdelaideActiveAustralian Research CouncilJan-19
Advanced electrocatalysts for ammonia synthesis with validated analysisAmmoniaUniversity of New South WalesActiveAustralian Research CouncilJan-21
Advanced power converter to improve fuel cell system performanceElectricityUniversity of WollongongActiveFuture Fuels CRCFeb-20
Ammonia Production from Renewables R&D ProjectElectrolysis, AmmoniaMonash UniversityActiveARENA, Internal/Industry fundingAug-18
AMMONIAC: A Chemical Looping-Based Process for Production of Green AmmoniaAmmonia, Industrial feedstock processesUniversity of NewcastleActiveInternal/Industry fundingJun-22
An assessment of the national benefits of deploying demand-side markets for grid-connected green hydrogen productionTechno-economic evaluation, Energy systems integration, ElectricityHydricity Systems ActiveInternal/Industry fundingApr-21
An integrated techno-economic and underground storage simulation toolTechno-economic evaluation, Underground storageUniversity of AdelaideActiveFuture Fuels CRCOct-21
A prototype portable, rechargeable and silent power supply based on a reversible hydrogen fuel cellElectrolysis, Hydrides, ElectricityRMIT UniversityActiveDefence Innovation HubSep-20
Anion Exchange Membrane Water Electrolysis for Green Hydrogen ProductionDirect hydrogen carrier production, ElectrolysisUniversity of New South WalesNear ActiveAustralian Research Council2022
Anticipating public attitudes towards hydrogen energy technologiesSocial licenceCSIRO ActiveInternal/Industry fundingNov-20
ARC Training Centre for the Global Hydrogen EconomyWhole chain, Safety and standards, Social licenceUniversity of New South WalesActiveAustralian Research Council, Internal/Industry fundingJun-21
A social licence and acceptance of future fuelsSocial licence, Communication and engagementUniversity of QueenslandActiveFuture Fuels CRCJul-19
Assessment of Type B appliances with blends of hydrogen and natural gasGas networks and appliances, Safety and standards, Industrial heat processesUniversity of AdelaideCompletedFuture Fuels CRCFeb-21
A thermal battery for dish-Stirling concentrated solar power systems
Hydrides, Energy systems integration, Heat storageCurtin UniversityActiveAustralian Research CouncilJan-20
Atmospheric Water Generation for Renewable Hydrogen ProductionWater use and treatment, ElectrolysisUniversity of NewcastleCompletedInternal/Industry fundingJul-18
Atomically Thin 3d Transition Metal Electrocatalysts for Water Splitting
Thermal water splittingGriffith University ActiveAustralian Research CouncilFeb-20
Atom Probe tomography for hydrogen-steel interactionsPipeline materials and performance, Hydrogen embrittlementDeakin UniversityActiveFuture Fuels CRCSep-19
Biological hydrogen production using genetically engineered microorganismsBiological hydrogen productionMacquarie UniversityActiveARENA, Internal/Industry fundingAug-18
Bridging Blue and Green HydrogenElectrolysis, Fossil fuel conversion, Energy systems integrationUniversity of Western AustraliaActiveFuture Energy Exports CRCMay-22
Building an interactive map for hydrogen asset management using IoT and GISPipeline and network operations, Safety and standards, Gas networks and appliancesDeakin UniversityActiveHycel Technology Hub2021
Capillary-Fed Water ElectrolyserElectrolysisHysata Pty LtdActiveInternal/Industry fundingMay-21
Carbon-free Energy Storage and Conversion Using Ammonia as a MediatorAmmonia, Nanomaterials, ElectricityUniversity of WollongongActiveAustralian Research CouncilOct-21
Catalyst development for hydrogen production from ammonia: on-site heat and power generationAmmonia, Industrial feedstock processesCSIROActiveInternal/Industry fundingJul-21
Certification and Trading Frameworks for Hydrogen and DerivativesHydrogen certification schemes, Hydrogen market development, PolicyAustralian National UniversityActiveInternal/Industry fundingJan-19
Characterising representative Australian transmission pipelines in high-pressure hydrogen Pipeline materials and performance, Pipeline design and integrity management, Hydrogen embrittlementUniversity of WollongongActiveFuture Fuels CRCApr-22
Chlorine Evolution Catalysts for Efferent Seawater Electrolysis
ElectrolysisGriffith University ActiveAustralian Research CouncilJul-21
Co-gasification of waste in a solar fluidized bed gasifier for hydrogen productionBiomass and waste conversion, Techno-economic evaluationUniversity of AdelaideActiveFuture Fuels CRCJan-21
Composite oxides as next-generation photocatalysts for solar energy capturePhotochemical and photocatalytic processesUniversity of SydneyActiveAustralian Research CouncilJan-19
Controllable Synthesis of Defects in Catalysts for Electrochemical Reactions
ElectrolysisGriffith University ActiveAustralian Research CouncilFeb-20
Controlling and Understanding Interface Chemistry for Energy Conversions
ElectrolysisUniversity of WollongongActiveAustralian Research Council2020
Cryogenic hydrogen safety research
Cold/cryo compressed, Liquid hydrogen, Safety and standardsUniversity of MelbourneActiveVictorian State Government, Internal/Industry fundingOct-21
Damage to pipelines due to HDD equipment – Phase 2
Pipeline design and integrity managementUniversity of WollongongActiveFuture Fuels CRCJul-21
DC Microgrids for offshore applications
Energy systems integrationGriffith University ActiveBlue Economy CRCSep-20
Decision making and the role of social licence in natural resourcesSocial licenceUniversity of AdelaideCompletedFuture Fuels CRCDec-19
Defect control for high-performance green kesterite compound energy materialsElectrolysis, Photochemical and photocatalytic processes, Synthetic fuels and chemicalsUniversity of New South WalesActiveAustralian Research CouncilMay-20
Defect engineering enabling efficient solar hydrogen productionPhotochemical and photocatalytic processesUniversity of QueenslandActiveAustralian Research CouncilJan-21
Deliberative engagement processes on the role of future fuels in the future low-carbon energy mix in AustraliaSocial licence, Communication and engagementUniversity of QueenslandActiveFuture Fuels CRCAug-20
Deployment of the SAFE(TI) Lab for characterising the mechanical properties of line-pipe steels exposed to high-pressure gaseous H2
Pipeline materials and performanceUniversity of WollongongActiveFuture Fuels CRCSep-20
Design and Development of Cyber-Physical Systems for an Interoperable Renewable Hydrogen Plant
Advanced manufacturing, Technology integration process improvement, Safety and standardsSwinburne University of Technology ActiveFuture Energy Exports CRCNov-21
Design Simulation and Prototyping of Small-Scale Microgrid for Green Hydrogen Production
Electrolysis, Technology integration process improvement, ElectricityQueensland University of TechnologyActiveFuture Energy Exports CRCApr-21
Designing a Photo-electro-catalysis System for Selective Organic Oxidation Direct hydrogen carrier production, Photochemical and photocatalytic processes, Materials modelling.University of New South WalesActiveAustralian Research CouncilFeb-21
Designing low-toxicity and stable perovskites for solar energy conversionPhotochemical and photocatalytic processesUniversity of QueenslandActiveAustralian Research CouncilApr-22
Detailed assessment and testing of commercial appliances with hydrogenGas networks and appliances, Safety and standards, Industrial heat processesUniversity of AdelaideActiveFuture Fuels CRCOct-21
Developing appropriate protocols for naming future fuelsHydrogen certification schemes, RegulationsRMIT UniversityCompletedFuture Fuels CRCFeb-19
Development of a ductile damage-based fracture initiation model for natural gas and hydrogen transmission pipelinesPipeline materials and performance, Pipeline design and integrity managementUniversity of WollongongActiveFuture Fuels CRCJan-22
Development of polymer-based wellbore completion material for underground hydrogen storage in depleted hydrocarbon reservoirsUnderground storageUniversity of MelbourneActiveFuture Fuels CRCJan-22
Direct ammonia reduction of iron oreAmmonia, Industrial heat processes, Industrial feedstock processesUniversity of Western AustraliaActiveFuture Energy Exports CRCOct-21
Domestic gas appliance review and test programGas networks and appliances, Safety and standardsUniversity of AdelaideCompletedFuture Fuels CRCFeb-19
Effects of dopants on hydrogen flamesEmissions and atmospheric impacts, Safety and standards, Gas networks and appliancesUniversity of AdelaideCompletedFuture Fuels CRCFeb-20
Efficient conversion of hydrogen to future fuelsSeparation materials and technologies, Technology integration process improvement, Synthetic fuels and chemicals

University of Melbourne, University of Queensland, University of AdelaideActiveFuture Fuels CRCJan-21
Efficient electrodes for sea water electrolysisElectrolysisMonash UniversityActiveInternal/Industry fundingJul-20
Efficient photovoltaic-driven clean hydrogen productionElectrolysis, Photochemical and photocatalytic processes, Advanced manufacturingUniversity of SydneyActiveAustralian Research CouncilJun-20
Enabling Efficient, Affordable and Robust Use of Renewable Hydrogen
MobilityUniversity of MelbourneActiveARENA, Internal/Industry fundingAug-18
Enabling Large-Scale Hydrogen Underground Storage in Porous MediaUnderground storageCurtin UniversityActiveFuture Energy Exports CRCApr-22
Enhancing ortho-para hydrogen conversion Phase 1: Cryogenic research facility developmentLiquid hydrogenCSIROActiveInternal/Industry fundingJul-20
Environmental impact and energy assessment tool to aid decision makingEmissions and atmospheric impacts, Materials modelling, Energy systems integrationMonash UniversityActiveInternal/Industry fundingFeb-21
Establishment of an R&D platform for a high-powered fuel cell focussed on heavy vehicle integrationMobility, Specialised components and devices, Advanced manufacturingDeakin UniversityActiveHycel Technology HubJan-21
Evaluation of Renewable Intermittency on Electrolysers for Hydrogen Production Cost in AustraliaWhole chain, Electrolysis, Technology integration process improvementCSIROActiveInternal/Industry fundingJul-22
Fabrication of vanadium-based alloy for hydrogen storage
Hydrides, Advanced manufacturingRMITActiveDefence Innovation HubOct-20
Feasibility of Converting the Warrnambool Campus to 100% HydrogenSafety and standards, Regulations, Energy systems integrationDeakin UniversityActiveHycel Technology Hub2021
Feasibility of the use of gas phase inhibition of hydrogen embrittlement in gas transmission pipelines carrying hydrogenHydrogen embrittlement, Pipeline materials and performanceUniversity of QueenslandActiveFuture Fuels CRCFeb-22
Feasibility study on biomass ash application, hydrogen production and carbon dioxide captureElectrolysis, ElectricityUniversity of NewcastleCompletedInnovation Connect Grant Scheme, Internal/Industry fundingJun-21
The Australia-Germany Hydrogen from Renewable Energy Supply Chain Feasibility Study Techno-economic evaluation, Hydrogen market development, Export potentialUniversity of New South WalesActiveAustralian GovernmentNov-20
Fitness for Service assessment of repurposed gas pipelines for hydrogen service
Safety and standards, Pipeline design and integrity managementWorleyActive

Future Fuels CRCOct-21
Fluidised-bed combustion of ammonia (NH3) for stationary combined heat and generationAmmonia, Industrial heat processes, Industrial feedstock processesUniversity of Western AustraliaActiveFuture Energy Exports CRCJul-21
Fostering social acceptance of future fuels in AustraliaSocial licence, Communication and engagementUniversity of AdelaideActiveFuture Fuels CRCNov-20
From Sunlight and CO2 to Energy Carriers: Plasma Enhanced Photo-catalytic CO2 TransformationDirect hydrogen carrier production, Synthetic fuels and chemicals, Advanced manufacturingCSIROActiveInternal/Industry fundingJan-22
From Sunlight and CO2 to Storable Energy Carriers: Plasma Enhanced Solar-thermal CO2 TransformationDirect hydrogen carrier production, Synthetic fuels and chemicals, Advanced manufacturing

CSIROActiveInternal/Industry fundingFeb-22
Full-scale fracture initiation test programme – Phase 1: Project execution plan
Pipeline materials and performanceUniversity of WollongongCompletedFuture Fuels CRCMay-20
Fully DC microgrid for green hydrogen productionElectrolysis, Technology integration process improvement, ElectricityQueensland University of TechnologyActiveFuture Energy Exports CRCDec-21
Functional energy materials for hydrogen storage and delivery to large transportation systemsAdsorbents, Mobility, Cold/cryo compressedUniversity of SydneyActiveAustralian Research Council, CRC ProjectsJan-21
Future fuels decompression behaviour
Pipeline materials and performanceUniversity of WollongongActiveFuture Fuels CRCAug-19
Future fuels production – status reviewElectrolysis, Fossil fuel conversion, Techno-economic evaluationUniversity of MelbourneCompletedFuture Fuels CRCFeb-19
Future fuel use in Type B and industrial equipmentGas networks and appliances, Industrial feedstock processes, Industrial heat processesUniversity of MelbourneCompletedFuture Fuels CRCJun-19
FutureNet: Connecting and managing Renewable Gas projects across Australian gas networksComputational modelling, Techno-economic evaluation, Pipeline and network operationsUniversity of MelbourneActiveFuture Fuels CRCOct-21
Future proofing plastic pipes
Pipeline and network operations, Pipeline materials and performance, Safety and standardsDeakin UniversityActiveFuture Fuels CRCFeb-19
Gas Explosion Resistance of Non-Cement Based High Performance ConcreteAdvanced manufacturing, Safety and standards, Computational modellingUniversity of Technology SydneyActiveAustralian Research CouncilJan-21
Gas fitting practices for future fuels: Opportunities for training and upskilling in Victoria and South AustraliaSkills and labour marketRMIT UniversityActiveFuture Fuels CRCNov-20
General systems modelling of hydrogen production network in AustraliaComputational modelling, Hydrogen market developmentUniversity of Queensland ActiveAustralian Research CouncilFeb-22
Geological storage assurance for hydrogenUnderground storageCSIROActiveInternal/Industry fundingFeb-20
Geomechanical modelling of hydrogen injection into a depleted gas fieldUnderground storageGeoscience AustraliaActiveExploring for the Future ProgramFeb-22
Green energy in the global stage: policies, initiatives and market development with implications for multinational firmsWhole chain, Geographical modelling, Hydrogen market developmentMonash UniversityActiveInternal/IndustryJan-21
Green Hydrogen Generation Using Industrial WastewaterDirect hydrogen carrier production, ElectrolysisUniversity of New South WalesActiveInternal/Industry fundingNov-19
Green Hydrogen for Road Transport in Western AustraliaMobility, Techno-economic evaluation Curtin UniversityActiveFuture Energy Exports CRCApr-22
Grid interaction of electrolyser and fuel cells for utilisation of renewable energy surplusElectrolysis, Technology integration process improvementUniversity of WollongongActiveFuture Fuels CRCFeb-20
H2 Industry Progress Indicators and Measures of Success Whole chain, Hydrogen market developmentCSIROCompletedAustralian GovernmentJun-20
H2ES FSP Metal hydride composites Hydrides, Specialised components and devices CSIROActiveInternal/Industry fundingJan-21
High performance anode for direct ammonia solid oxide fuel cellsAmmonia, Separation materials and technologiesUniversity of QueenslandActiveAustralian Research CouncilJul-20
High temperature corrosion of heat resisting alloys in steam/hydrogen-rich environments related to hydrogen production and utilisationEmissions and atmospheric impacts, Industrial heat processes University of New South WalesActiveAustralian Research CouncilJul-22
Highly efficient and low cost photovoltaic-electrolysis (PVE) system to generate hydrogen by harvesting the full spectrum of sunlight
Electrolysis, Thermal water splitting, Techno-economic evaluationUniversity of New South WalesActiveARENA, Internal/Industry fundingAug-18
Hunter Node of the New South Wales Decarbonisation HubElectricity, Heat storage, Industrial feedstock processesUniversity of New South Wales, University of NewcastleActiveNew South Wales Decarbonisation Hub May-22
Hybrid Solar PV-Battery-Hydrogen System for 100% Renewable Energy Standalone Microgrid Development: Feasibility Study Electrolysis, Indigenous culture and communities, Energy systems integrationMurdoch UniversityActiveWestern Australian Government, Internal/Industry fundingJun-21
Hydrogen and NH3 from organics Biomass and waste conversion, AmmoniaCSIROActiveInternal/Industry fundingNov-19
Hydrogen and pipeline steels: orientation dependence of fracture toughness Pipeline materials and performance, Hydrogen embrittlementUniversity of QueenslandActiveFuture Fuels CRCFeb-22
Hydrogen application and system level modelling of solar-thermal boosted fluidised bed iron-makingIndustrial heat processes, Technology integration process improvementCSIROActiveInternal/Industry fundingJul-21
Hydrogenation/de-hydrogenation using catalytic static mixers in flow reactorsAmmonia, Liquid organic carriers, MobilityCSIROActiveInternal/Industry funding2015
Hydrogen embrittlement of pipeline steels, subcritical crack growth (formation) and critical crack growth (initiation)
Pipeline materials and performance, Hydrogen embrittlementUniversity of QueenslandActiveFuture Fuels CRCAug-20
Hydrogen energy social license: Designing and testing hydrogen messages to build social license.Social licence, Local communities, Communication and engagementDeakin UniversityActiveHycel Technology HubOct-20
Hydrogen Energy Systems Future Science Platform (HSE FSP)
Whole chainCSIROActiveInternal/Industry fundingNov-17
Hydrogen for Brickworks: Cardup Factory Desktop Research Study (Phase 1) Pipeline materials and performance, Gas networks and appliances Murdoch UniversityActiveInternal/Industry fundingJul-21
Hydrogen fuel cells with non-precious metal catalysts for the oxygen reduction reactionElectricityUniversity of New South WalesActiveAustralian Research CouncilNov-20
Hydrogen gas specification and review of end-user instrumentationGas networks and appliances, Safety and standards, Specialised components and devicesUniversity of AdelaideCompletedFuture Fuels CRCJul-20
Hydrogen-ion batteries with high power and energy densitiesProton batteriesUniversity of New South WalesActiveInternal fundingJan-21
Hydrogen Pipeline Code of Practice
Safety and standards, Pipeline design and integrity management, Pipeline and network operationsGPA EngineeringActiveFuture Fuels CRCJul-21
Hydrogen Process Research and Development
Whole chain, Energy systems integration, Computational modellingQueensland University of TechnologyActiveARENA, Internal/Industry fundingAug-18
Hydrogen refuelling logistics and optimisation: Optimisation of refuelling logistics for a hydrogen bus networkMobility, Computational modelling, Technology integration process improvementDeakin UniversityCompletedHycel Technology HubJul-21
Hydrogen storage and distribution
Whole chain, Energy systems integrationGriffith University Concluded Blue Economy CRCMay-18
Hydrogen Storage: Gas Encapsulation within porous vessel
Compressed gas, Advanced manufacturing, NanomaterialsUniversity of MelbourneActiveFuture Energy Exports CRCJun-21
Hydrogen Storage Technology for Zero-Emission Microgrid System and On-Board ApplicationsWhole chain, Adsorbents, Emissions and atmospheric impactsUniversity of New South WalesActiveInternal/Industry fundingMar-20
Hydrogen test bed – plastic pipe network
Pipeline and network operations, Pipeline materials and performance, Pipeline design and integrity managementDeakin UniversityActiveFuture Fuels CRCMar-20
Identifying drivers of policy and practices regarding future gas uses in the built environmentPolicy, Regulations, Socio-technical risksRMIT UniversityActiveFuture Fuels CRCJul-21
IEA Hydrogen Task 41: Analysis and modelling of hydrogen technologiesEnergy systems integration, Sector coupling, PolicyHydricity Systems ActiveARENA, Internal/Industry fundingMay-20
Impact of hydrogen addition on the performance of premixed gas turbines, reciprocating engines and industrial burnersIndustrial heat processes, Safety and standards, Gas networks and appliancesUniversity of MelbourneActiveFuture Fuels CRCFeb-20
Impact of hydrogen on underground reservoir properties: Laboratory characterisation at reservoir conditionsUnderground storage, Natural hydrogen, Compressed gasCSIROActiveInternal/Industry fundingJan-21
Improving Efficiency, Durability & Cost-effectiveness of III-V SemiconductorsPhotochemical and photocatalytic processes, Techno-economic evaluation, Specialised components and devicesAustralian National UniversityActiveARENA, Internal/Industry fundingAug-18
Improving the efficiency of the renewable energy-based electrolyserElectrolysis, ElectricityUniversity of WollongongActiveFuture Fuels CRCFeb-20
Innovations in Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) Production and Deployment at ScaleMobilityUniversity of NewcastleActiveAustralian Trailblazer Universities Program, Internal/Industry fundingJul-22
Integration of ports in global hydrogen supply chains: opportunities and challengesWhole chain, Export potential, MobilityAustralian Maritime College - University of TasmaniaActiveInternational Association of Maritime UniversitiesMay-22
Japan's demand for hydrogen: review of markets and consumer demandHydrogen market development, Export potentialCSIROCompletedInternal/Industry fundingJul-21
Kwinana Energy Transformation HubElectrolysis, Cold/cryo compressed, Skills and labour market Luth Eolas Pty Ltd ActiveFuture Energy Exports CRCAug-22
Large-scale and long-term storage of hydrogen in underground reservoirsUnderground storageMonash UniversityNear activeAustralian Research CouncilJul-22
Learning from international roadmaps and strategiesPolicy, RegulationsUniversity of AdelaideCompletedFuture Fuels CRCApr-19
Lessons Learned from major infrastructure upgradesSocial licence, Communication and engagementRMIT UniversityCompletedFuture Fuels CRCApr-19
Light-driven biocatalytic cell factoriesBiological hydrogen productionUniversity of QueenslandActiveAustralian Research CouncilMar-22
Liquid Hydrogen Boil-off Management: Reducing Energy Requirements of BOG ReliquificationCold/cryo compressed, Liquid hydrogen, MobilityMonash UniversityActiveInternal/Industry fundingJul-20
Liquid hydrogen boil-off during pipeline transfer and storageLiquid hydrogenUniversity of Western AustraliaActiveFuture Energy Exports CRCJan-22
Liquid-phase hydrogen carriers for energy storage and deliverySynthetic fuels and chemicals, Liquid organic carriersUniversity of Technology SydneyCompletedAustralian Research Council Jun-17
Low-Cost Perovskite/Silicon Semiconductors Integrated with Earth Abundant Catalysts for Efficient Solar Hydrogen GenerationPhotochemical and photocatalytic processes, Electrolysis, Specialised components and devicesAustralian National UniversityActiveARENA, Internal/Industry fundingAug-18
Low-Cost, Robust, High-Activity Water Splitting ElectrodesElectrolysis, Advanced manufacturingMonash UniversityActiveARENA, Internal/Industry fundingAug-18
Low-cost sodium borohydride production for the hydrogen economyHydrides, Liquid organic carriersBoron Molecular Pty LtdActiveCRC Projects Aug-22
Making hydrogen storage work for the new hydrogen economyLiquid organic carriers, Technology integration process improvement, Energy systems integrationAustralian National UniversityActiveAustralian Research Council, Internal/Industry fundingNov-21
Mapping key stakeholders in Australia’s energy transitionsCommunication and engagementRMIT UniversityCompletedFuture Fuels CRCDec-19
Mapping of salt resources for underground storage for hydrogenUnderground storageGeoscience AustraliaActiveExploring for the Future ProgramAug-21
Mapping vulnerability to future fuels – A scoping review
Socio-technical risks, Social licenceRMIT UniversityCompletedFuture Fuels CRCMay-20
Metering and gas quality monitoring of future fuel blends in transmission pipelines
Pipeline design and integrity management, Pipeline and network operations, Specialised components and devicesUniversity of WollongongCompletedFuture Fuels CRCMar-20
Methane as a fuel carrierSynthetic fuels and chemicalsCSIROCompletedARENA, Internal/Industry fundingDec-18
Methane pyrolysis for hydrogen productionFossil fuel conversion, Separation materials and technologiesUniversity of Queensland, University of AdelaideActiveFuture Fuels CRCSep-19
Miniaturised Ammonia Reformer for On-Board Hydrogen ProductionAmmonia, MobilityUniversity of NewcastleActiveInternal/Industry fundingJun-22
Mitigating hydrogen embrittlement in high-strength steelsPipeline materials and performance, Hydrogen embrittlement, Safety and standardsUniversity of Sydney ActiveAustralian Research Council, Internal/Industry fundingApr-19
Mobile Hydrogen RefuellerMobility, Non-pipeline non-export supply technologies, Supply chain integrationQueensland University of TechnologyActiveQueensland GovernmentJun-21
Modelling the impacts of future hydrogen emissions Emissions and atmospheric impacts, Socio-technical risks, Computational modelling CSIROActiveInternal/Industry fundingFeb-21
Molecular dynamics investigations of hydrogen-induced plastic deformation and failure
Pipeline materials and performanceUniversity of WollongongActiveFuture Fuels CRCOct-20
Monoatomic metal doping of carbon-based nanomaterials for hydrogen storage
NanomaterialsGriffith University ActiveAustralian Research CouncilJan-18
Multiscale Design of Electrocatalysts for On-Demand H2O2 ProductionElectrolysis, Materials modelling, Advanced manufacturingUniversity of AdelaideActiveAustralian Research CouncilJan-22
Nanofluidic membranes for sustainable energy futureElectrolysis, Separation materials and technologies, ElectricityMonash UniversityActiveAustralian Research CouncilJan-21
Nanoscale electrochemical imaging of catalyst inks for water oxidationElectrolysisQueensland University of TechnologyActiveAustralian Research CouncilJan-18
Native hydrogen – gas surface seepageNatural hydrogenCSIROActiveInternal/Industry fundingJan-21
Natural HydrogenNatural hydrogen, hydrogen market developmentGeoscience AustraliaActiveExploring for the Future ProgramJan-21
New dimensions of electrocatalyst design for sustainable energy futureElectrolysis, AmmoniaMonash UniversityActiveAustralian Research CouncilJan-21
Net Zero AustraliaSector coupling, Energy systems integration, Techno-economic evaluationUniversity of Melbourne, University of QueenslandActiveInternal/Industry funding Oct-21
Newcastle Node of the ARC Training Centre for the Global Hydrogen EconomyPipeline materials and performance, Pipeline design and integrity management, Safety and standardsUniversity of NewcastleActiveAustralian Research Council, Internal/Industry fundingNov-20
Nitrogenase: Enabling Solar-Powered AmmoniaBiological hydrogen production, Direct hydrogen carrier productionCSIROActiveInternal/Industry fundingJul-19
Novel H2/CH4 separation technology development
Separation materials and technologiesUniversity of MelbourneActiveFuture Fuels CRCJun-19
Novel hydrogen-rich liquids for storing and transporting hydrogen at scale
Synthetic fuels and chemicals, Liquid organic carriersUniversity of Technology SydneyActiveAustralian Research Council Jun-22
Offshore/High energy sustainable hybrid power systems
Whole chain, Energy systems integrationGriffith University Concluded Blue Economy CRCMay-20
On-the-farm bio-hydrogen production from excess crop residues – straw wasteBiological hydrogen production, Biomass and waste conversionHydGene Renewables Pty LtdActiveInternal/Industry fundingFeb-21
One Earth 100% Renewable Energy Pathways for Scotland by 2050Energy systems integrationUniversity of Technology SydneyCompletedInternal/Industry fundingJan-20
Optimised Ortho-para Hydrogen ConversionLiquid hydrogenUniversity of Western AustraliaActiveCSIRO, Future Energy Exports CRC, Internal/Industry fundingOct-20
Overcoming microplastics induced inhibition on waste-to-energy conversionBiological hydrogen production, Biomass and waste conversionUniversity of Technology SydneyActiveAustralian Research CouncilJan-22
Paths to a sustainable hydrogen supply chainSupply chain integration, Techno-economic evaluation, Hydrogen market developmentUniversity of Western AustraliaActiveFuture Energy Exports CRCMay-22
Pathways for hydrogen adaptation to industrial processesGas networks and appliances, Industrial heat processes, Industrial feedstock processesUniversity of AdelaideActiveFuture Fuels CRCMay-20
Performance of Type-A appliances with blends of hydrogen and natural gasGas networks and appliances, Safety and standardsUniversity of AdelaideActiveFuture Fuels CRCFeb-21
Performance review and survey of trenchless technologies and materials for pipeline rehabilitation and repurposing for future fuelsPipeline design and integrity managementDeakin UniversityActiveFuture Fuels CRCJan-22
Permeabilities of composite pipe materials
Compressed gas, Pipeline materials and performance, Hydrogen embrittlementCSIROCompletedInternal/Industry fundingFeb-21
PFAS Harvester: A Technology for Destruction / Resource Recovery from PFASBiomass and waste conversionUniversity of NewcastleActiveAustralian Research Council, Internal/Industry fundingOct-19
Pilot trials for electrochemical production of MCHWhole chain, Energy systems integrationQueensland University of TechnologyActiveInternal/Industry fundingDec-18
Plasma catalytic ammonia synthesisAmmonia, Computational Modelling, ElectricityCSIROActiveInternal/Industry fundingMar-19
Plasma-catalytic bubbles for sustainable ammoniaAmmoniaUniversity of SydneyActiveAustralian Research CouncilMar-22
Porous Electro-materials for Hydrogen Production and Energy StorageNanomaterials, Advanced manufacturingUniversity of SydneyActiveAustralian Research CouncilAug-21
Porous transparent conducting oxides for efficient solar fuel productionElectrolysis, Photochemical and photocatalytic processes, NanomaterialsUniversity of SydneyActiveAustralian Research CouncilJun-19
Port Kembla Steelworks Renewables and Emissions Reduction StudyIndustrial heat processesBluescope SteelActiveARENA, Internal/Industry fundingMar-22
Power to Gas – Theme Project of ARC Research Hub for Integrated Energy Storage SolutionsDirect hydrogen carrier production, Energy systems integration, ElectricityUniversity of New South WalesActiveAustralian Research Council, Internal/Industry fundingJul-19
Pre-feasibility study for an underground hydrogen storage demonstrationUnderground storage, Techno-economic evaluationCO2CRCActiveInternal/Industry fundingDec-21
Promoting hydrogen implementation and utilisation in Australia through International collaborationWhole chainAustralian Association of Hydrogen Energy (AAHE)ActiveARENAApr-18
Prospective hydrogen production regions of AustraliaWhole chain, Hydrogen market developmentGeoscience AustraliaCompletedDepartment of Industry, Science, Energy and ResourcesMay-19
Proton Flow Reactor SystemProton batteriesRMIT UniversityCompletedARENA, Internal/Industry fundingJun-18
Proximity and ventilation requirements for distribution networks adapted to future fuels
Pipeline and network operations, Safety and standardsUniversity of WollongongActiveFuture Fuels CRCJul-19
Public communication and hydrogen as a fuel in AustraliaCommunication and engagementRMIT UniversityCompletedFuture Fuels CRCFeb-20
Raman spectroscopy experimental mixed gas H2-CH4-Brine EOS calibration for hydrogen storageUnderground storage, Computational modellingCSIROActiveInternal/Industry fundingMay-21
Regional case studies on multi-energy system integrationSector coupling, Energy systems integration, Techno-economic evaluationUniversity of MelbourneActiveFuture Fuels CRCMar-19
Regional case studies on multi-energy system integration - BSector coupling, Energy systems integration, Techno-economic evaluationUniversity of MelbourneActiveFuture Fuels CRCJul-21
Regulatory mapping of future fuelsRegulations, Safety and standardsRMIT UniversityCompletedFuture Fuels CRCFeb-19
Renewable hydrogen production by Reverse ElectrodialysisElectrolysis, Electricity, Techno-economic evaluationUniversity of MelbourneActiveFuture Fuels CRCFeb-21
Renewable Hydrogen Standalone Power System Demonstration ProjectHydrides, ElectricityBoundary Power Pty LtdActiveVictorian Government Renewable Hydrogen Commercialisation Pathways FundApr-22
Renewable Methane Demonstration ProjectSynthetic fuels and chemicals, Industrial feedstock processesUniversity of NewcastleActiveARENAFeb-20
Resolving the impact of pressure on hot and low-oxygen combustionIndustrial heat processes, Gas networks and appliances, MobilityUniversity of AdelaideActiveAustralian Research CouncilMay-20
Retrofitting pipelines by in situ coating for protection against hydrogen permeation
Pipeline design and integrity management, Hydrogen embrittlement, Advanced manufacturingUniversity of MelbourneActiveFuture Fuels CRCFeb-19
Review of future fuels transport and storage technologiesPipeline materials and performanceUniversity of WollongongCompletedFuture Fuels CRCFeb-19
Risk governance for procurement in Future FuelsSafety and standards, Supply chain integrationRMIT UniversityActiveFuture Fuels CRCMay-21
Room carbon monoxide levels in lit-under burner situationsGas networks and appliances, Safety and standardsUniversity of AdelaideCompletedFuture Fuels CRCOct-20
Scalable high-density hydrogen storage by nano-bubbles in layered materialsNanomaterialsAustralian National UniversityActiveAustralian Research CouncilJan-22
Scenario and broad-scale modelling dynamicsComputational modelling, Hydrogen market development, PolicyUniversity of AdelaideCompletedFuture Fuels CRCJan-19
Shining a light on the mechanism of photochemical hydrogen productionPhotochemical and photocatalytic processesDeakin UniversityActiveAustralian Research CouncilJul-21
Simulation and testing of cryogenic ortho-para conversion in hydrogen liquefaction processesLiquid hydrogen University of Western AustraliaActiveFuture Energy Exports CRCNov-22
Single-atom catalyst for hydrogen generationElectrolysis, Advanced manufacturing, Energy systems integrationCSIROCompletedChinese Academy of Sciences-CSIRO Collaborative Research FundJan-19
Social licence to operate training packageSocial licenceUniversity of QueenslandCompletedFuture Fuels CRCApr-20
Sodium borohydride for solid-state hydrogen export
Export potential, Direct hydrogen carrier production, HydridesCurtin UniversityActiveAustralian Research Council, Internal/Industry fundingJan-20
Solar photocatalytic hydrogen productionPhotochemical and photocatalytic processes, Techno-economic evaluationUniversity of AdelaideActiveFuture Fuels CRCNov-19
Solar-powered water splitting/flow cell system for hydrogen and electricityPhotochemical and photocatalytic processes, ElectrolysisUniversity of New South WalesActiveAustralian Research CouncilJun-22
Solar ReformingFossil fuel conversion, Biomass and waste conversion, Techno-economic evaluationCSIROPausedInternal/Industry fundingJul-94
Solar Thermochemical Hydrogen Research and DevelopmentThermal water splitting, Synthetic fuels and chemicals, Techno-economic evaluationCSIROActiveARENA, Internal/Industry fundingAug-18
Solar-to-hydrogen conversions using novel catalysisPhotochemical and photocatalytic processes, Fossil fuel conversion, Biomass and waste conversionEdith Cowan UniversityActiveInternal/Industry fundingMay-17
Solid state H2 compressionHydrides, MobilityCSIROActiveInternal/Industry fundingNov-15
Solid state metal hydride hydrogen compressor
Hydrides, MobilityGriffith University ActiveInternal/Industry fundingSep-19
Solutions to green hydrogen gas transport – quantifying and qualifying existing material restrictions and issues, metallurgical requirements, transport studies, and pipeline conversionPipeline materials and performance, Pipeline design and integrity management, Hydrogen embrittlementCurtin UniversityActiveFuture Energy Exports CRCJul-21
Study of hydrogen permeation through the pipe wall
Pipeline materials and performanceUniversity of WollongongActiveFuture Fuels CRCJul-19
Sustainable Hydrogen Certification: A Multistakeholder Governance Approach
Hydrogen certification schemes, Social licence, Local communitiesUniversity of TasmaniaActiveAustralian Research CouncilApr-22
Sustainable Hydrogen Production from Used Water
Electrolysis, Water use and treatmentUniversity of QueenslandActiveAustralian Research Council, Internal/Industry fundingJan-22
Synthesis and Characterisation of Nanomaterials for Gas Sensing ApplicationsSafety and standards, NanomaterialsSwinburne University of TechnologyActiveFuture Energy Exports CRCJun-21
Techno-economic analysis of the hydrogen supply chainEnergy systems integration, Techno-economic evaluation, Supply chain integrationAustralian National UniversityActiveInternal/Industry fundingFeb-19
Techno-economic analysis of commercial hydrogen production in AustraliaWhole chain, Technology integration process improvement, ElectrolysisCSIROActiveInternal/Industry fundingFeb-20
Techno-economic evaluation of hydrogen energy systemsWhole chain, Electrolysis, AmmoniaCSIROActiveInternal/Industry fundingMay-19
Techno-economic modelling of fuel production processesElectrolysis, Fossil fuel conversion, Techno-economic evaluationUniversity of Melbourne, University of Queensland, University of AdelaideCompletedFuture Fuels CRCJan-19
The Hunter Hydrogen Research and Innovation Facility (HyRIF)Mobility, Whole chainPort of NewcastleActiveFederal Government Nov-22
The Hydrogen Economic Fairways Tool (HEFT)Techno-economic evaluation, Geographical modellingGeoscience AustraliaActiveExploring for the Future Program2020
The Victorian Hydrogen Hub (VH2)Social licence, Mobility, Skills and labour marketSwinburne University of TechnologyActiveVictorian GovernmentFeb-21
Thermal Battery Development for Concentrated Solar Power Systems
Hydrides, Energy systems integration, Heat storageCurtin UniversityActiveGlobal Innovation Linkages Program, Internal/Industry fundingJun-19
Thermochemical battery using metal carbonates for energy storage
Hydrides, Energy systems integration, Heat storageCurtin UniversityActiveFuture Energy Exports CRCJan-22
Thermo-Physical Properties of Hydrogen Enriched Natural Gas
Gas networks and appliances, Compressed gas, Pipeline design and integrity managementUniversity of Western AustraliaActiveFuture Energy Exports CRCApr-22
Three-dimensional, precious-metal-free electrolysis of waterDirect hydrogen carrier production, ElectrolysisUniversity of New South WalesCompletedAustralian Research Council2016
Transferrable benefits from feasibility study of Derwent Bridge MicrogridTechno-economic evaluation, Energy systems integration, ElectricityTasNetworksActiveRegional and Remote Communities Reliability Fund MicrogridsSep-21
Underground storage of hydrogen: mapping out the options for AustraliaUnderground storageCSIROCompletedFuture Fuels CRCFeb-20
Understanding householder electricity and gas practices – managing the transition of vulnerable customers towards future fuelsSocial licence, Socio-technical risks
RMIT UniversityActiveFuture Fuels CRCFeb-22
Understanding the implications of a Renewable Gas Target for Australia’s Gas NetworksPolicy, Regulations, Socio-technical risksUniversity of AdelaideActiveFuture Fuels CRCApr-22
Using AI and a hybrid ESS solution to fully integrate solar generation into the distribution systemAdvanced manufacturing, Technology integration process improvement, Computational modellingProvidence Investment Management Pty LtdCompletedCRC ProjectsSep-19
Using big data and strategic communication to support the hydrogen industry’s evolution in AustraliaCommunication and engagementQueensland University of Technology ActiveFuture Energy Exports CRCFeb-22
Victorian Renewable Liquid Hydrogen Supply HubWhole chain, Liquid hydrogen, Supply chain integrationMonash UniversityActiveVictorian Renewable Hydrogen Business Ready FundFeb-22
Waste Biomass to Renewable Hydrogen
Biomass and waste conversion, Electrolysis, Computational modellingUniversity of New South WalesActiveARENA, Internal/Industry fundingAug-18