As part of NEDO’s Green Innovation Fund Project “Large-Scale Hydrogen Supply Chain Construction Project,” Japan Hydrogen Energy Corporation, Iwatani Corporation, and ENEOS Corporation are engaged in the “Demonstration of Commercialization of a Liquefied Hydrogen Supply Chain. Currently, a technical study is being conducted to prepare for the start of construction and demonstration operations. The demonstration site has been selected as the Hastings area in Victoria, Australia, for the shipment of liquefied hydrogen and the Kawasaki waterfront area (Kawasaki Ward, Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture) as the receiving site. NEDO, Japan Hydrogen Energy Corporation, Iwatani Corporation, and ENEOS Corporation are aiming to establish a clean marine transportation technology for liquefied hydrogen that will achieve a hydrogen supply cost of 30 yen per Nm3 (normal cubic meter) (on-board delivery cost) by 2030. Furthermore, in cooperation with consumers and local governments that are conducting hydrogen power generation demonstrations, ENEOS will contribute to the establishment of an international liquefied hydrogen supply chain on a commercial scale toward achieving carbon neutrality by 2050.
Shipping and receiving locations for Japan’s liquefied hydrogen supply chain