Hysata is using technology developed by the University of Wollongong and led by Dr Gerry Swiegers, to bring to market the world’s most efficient electrolyser. This involves using electricity to create a chemical reaction that splits water into hydrogen and oxygen gas.
Dr Paul Barrett, Hysata CEO has a PhD in chemical engineering, has spent his career working on the development of various technologies, and in the last decade has turned his interest to work on and invest in decarbonising technology that advances the world beyond fossil fuel use.
In 2022, Hysata attracted more than $40 million in investment, including the world’s largest wind company, Vestas, and Australia’s Former Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel to their Global Advisory Board.
We've got to electrify everything, and we've got to enhance our energy efficiency. But even when you do that, you leave behind about 20% of the world's emissions in the so called hard to abate sectors, industries like steel, chemical manufacture, heavy transport, and industrial heat, and under those market segments green hydrogen is an ideal energy carrier. Paul Barrett, Hysata.
Breakthrough opens door to low-cost green hydrogen, University of Wollongong (UOW)
5 Minutes With… Hysata CEO Paul Barrett, Energy Source and Distribution
Tom Campey, Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), Hysata explains how the Hysata electrolyser works, why it’s a game-changer for hard-to-abate sectors, and the clear path Hysata is on to gigawatt-scale manufacturing on ‘A Positive Climate’ podcast.
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