Hunter's national hydrogen hub status expected to encourage private sector investment

Matthew Kelly
By Matthew Kelly
Updated September 20 2021 - 6:29am, first published 6:00am
Full tank: The declaration of the Hunter as a national hydrogen hub will accelerate the diversification and growth of the region's hydrogen economy.

The head of the Hunter's hydrogen technology cluster believes the private sector now has every reason to invest in the development of the Hunter's hydrogen economy following the announcement that the region will be one of Australia's seven hydrogen hubs.


Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly


Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.

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