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Green hydrogen created at the University of Newcastle used to fuel passenger vehicle | Newcastle Herald



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Next generation green hydrogen created at the University of Newcastle has been used to fuel a passenger vehicle in an Australian-first demonstration at Hyundai Australia’s Sydney headquarters. The renewable energy breakthrough, a partnership between the university and Southern Green Gas, represents a major step towards creating a carbon-neutral road transport fleet. At the heart of the fuel technology, which was demonstrated in Hyundai’s NEXO hydrogen fuel cell SUV, is the ability to extract pure water from air. Electrolysis using electricity generated from solar panels splits pure water into hydrogen and oxygen before storing the hydrogen as a gas, which can be used to power vehicles. The partnership…

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