Aug. 8, 2022

Hydrogen: how Aussie startup Hysata is leading the hydrogen revolution

Alex provides a primer on hydrogen's role in our future clean economy and then we interview Tom Campey from Hysata (11:06) an Australian startup with a breakthrough electrolyser technology.  


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Hydrogen gets a lot of hype in the media as a future technology, the “swiss army knife” for a decarbonised future. This week we chat with Tom Campey, Chief Commercial Officer from Hysata - a startup based out of Wollongong in Australia that has created the world's most efficient electrolyser technology (from the University of Wollongong). 

In the episode we cover: 

  • The basics of hydrogen - from our own hydrogen expert, Alex McIntosh 
  • The role of hydrogen - where will it win? 
  • How an electrolyser works 
  • How the Hysata electrolyser is a gamer changer, their journey to date and how they intend to commericalise their technology 
  • When will hydrogen become commercial? 

Some more reading if you’re interested in the topic

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A Positive Climate is an uplifting podcast about tackling climate change. An inspiring look at the products, people and technologies making a real difference.

Hosted by Australian climate technology experts Alex McIntosh and Nick Zeltzer, two friends on a mission to find the solutions to keep our existential crises at bay. We cover it all on the show while keeping things optimistic and accessible: electric planes, waste eating maggots, plant-based meats, hydrogen made from beer, the solar revolution, the coolest new sustainable products and much much more.

If you’re passionate about the environment, the latest clean technology or just want to know how to get involved in the movement, this podcast is for you!

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