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Climate Change

Sumitomo enters 'green hydrogen' business in Australia

Japanese trading house to use solar power in tie-up with plant engineer JGC

Sumitomo wants to start slowly in Australia, then gradually ramp up electrolyzer production as the market grows. (Source photos by EPA/Jiji and Kyodo) 

TOKYO -- Japanese trading company Sumitomo Corp. will begin producing "green hydrogen," which is made without emitting carbon dioxide, Nikkei has learned.

Sumitomo will set up a production facility in Australia with Japanese engineering company JGC Holdings and produce hydrogen using small solar-powered electrolyzers.

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