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Hydrogen-powered vehicles boost Qld’s recovery plan

Queensland’s first hydrogen-powered cars have hit the streets, helping the state work towards its zero-emission goal and Queensland’s economic recovery plan. Hydrogen Minister Mick de Brenni said the arrival of five hydrogen-powered Hyundai NEXOs takes the Palaszczuk Government’s fleet of zero-emission vehicles to 60 of a planned 144 electric vehicles in total by years end. …
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Qld zero-carbon scheme guarantees hydrogen

The Queensland Government has taken another step towards establishing  credentials as a leading generator of renewable energy jobs. Speaking at the Queensland Smart Energy Summit, Minister for Energy, Renewables and Hydrogen Mick de Brenni said partnering with the Smart Energy Council’s zero-carbon certification scheme would bring further investor confidence to the state as part of …
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Pipeline upgrade for Qld water supply

The Queensland Government has announced the $1.5 million upgrade of two pipelines that supply water from Mount Crosby Treatment Plant to Brisbane, Ipswich and Logan. The work will involve taking a 4km section of the pipes offline at Barnes Hill to replace four valves which are reaching the end of their service life. Minister for …
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Hyzon Motors signs Ark Energy for hydrogen trucks

Hyzon Motors has signed an agreement with and targeting delivery of five hydrogen fuel cell-powered trucks to Ark Energy Corporation. Hyzon, a leading global supplier of zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell-powered commercial vehicles, expects to deliver five 154-ton hydrogen truck, to be used in road train configurations to Ark Energy for use by sister company Townsville …
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New study to unlock potential of Bowen Basin

KPMG, in partnership with GHD and Netherland, Swell & Associates, have been contracted by the Queensland Government to deliver a concept study for a gas pipeline to unlock the Bowen Basin. Resources Minister Scott Stewart said the initial concept phase of the $5 million Bowen Basin pipeline study is underway and would investigate potential pipeline …
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Blue Energy signs H2 supply deal with Stanmore

Blue Energy has executed an agreement with Stanmore Resources to supply hydrogen from its future pilot production activities in its ATP814 tenement in the Bowen Basin, Queensland. The memorandum of understanding (MOU) comes after Blue Energy and Stanmore previously announced a non-binding MOU for the commercialisation of mine gas from Stanmore’s proposed underground operation adjacent …
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Santos locks in Nacap for pipeline contract

Nacap has been awarded the Barrolka to Durham Downs replacement pipeline project by Santos, located in Queensland.  The company has been contracted to deliver the project which involves 2 km of DN200 steel gas pipeline plus associated end of line facilities in southwest Queensland.   Nacap is excited and looks forward to delivering this project safely and …
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2021 offshore exploration acreage released

The Federal Government has released the 2021 offshore petroleum exploration acreage, with around 80,000km2 of new acreage available for exploration in Australia. Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt said the release comprises 21 areas across the Bonaparte, Browse, Carnarvon, Otway, Sorell and Gippsland Basins off Western Australia, Victoria, Tasmania and the Ashmore …
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ARENA, Rio Tinto to explore hydrogen

Rio Tinto has joined forces with the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) to study whether hydrogen can replace natural gas in alumina refineries to reduce emissions. The company will conduct a $1.2 m million feasibility study, equally funded with ARENA through a $580,000 grant, into using clean hydrogen to replace natural gas in the calcination …
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Qld budget delivers for hydrogen sector

The Queensland Government’s 2021-22 budget has committed $2 billion to renewable energy projects and network upgrades to deliver reliable and affordable power to the state. Minister for Energy, Renewables and Hydrogen Mick de Brenni said the investment in the state’s publicly-owned energy assets will further cement Queensland’s status as a renewables powerhouse. “Cheaper, cleaner energy …
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