Hydrogen

Hydrogen boost for Goondiwindi

Goondiwindi has been brought one step closer to having a regional hydrogen economy thanks to $2 million in funding from the Palaszczuk Government. Goondiwindi’s wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) is likely to become one of Australia’s first to expand into hydrogen production, according to Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development Steven Miles. “The Queensland Government …
Central Petroleum

Central Petroleum, Santos to explore NT, QLD

Central Petroleum has announced that its joint venture with Santos as operator has been approved for projects based in Queensland and the Northern Territory. Central Petroleum holds exploration and appraisal permits across the NT and QLD, and has grown to become the largest onshore gas operator in the NT, supplying residential and industrial customers throughout …
green hydrogen

Qld signs hydrogen agreement with European port

Queensland is powering ahead in the new global renewable energy era, taking another significant step towards exporting green hydrogen to Europe’s largest port. Minister for Energy, Renewables and Hydrogen Mick de Brenni said a memorandum of understanding has now been signed with the Port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands to collaborate on opportunities to develop …
Q/23P petroleum exploration

Gulf Energy proposes new site survey in Gulf of Carpentaria

As part of Gulf Energy‘s Q/23P petroleum exploration tenement, it has proposed to undertake a geophysical and geotechnical site survey of an area within the Gulf of Carpentaria. Located 170km west of the Queensland coast and 350km east of the Northern Territory coast, the operational area is 5 x 5 kilometres in size, with water …
Daintree,Rainforest,Tropical,Great,Barrier,Reef

Renewable microgrid approved for Daintree

The Morrison Government is supporting the creation of a renewable microgrid for the Daintree community in Far North Queensland (FNQ), contributing $18.75 million for its construction.  The renewable energy microgrid will incorporate an 8 MW solar farm, 20 MWh of battery storage and a 1 MW clean hydrogen plant. The grant is being delivered under …
Bowen Basin Pipeline

Qld basin pipeline to reduce emissions

A gas pipeline in Queensland’s Bowen Basin could future-proof gas supply, reduce emissions and help create jobs, a new study has found. Resources Minister Scott Stewart released the Bowen Basin Pipeline concept study, which found opening the Basin to gas development could bring environmental and economic benefits for Queensland. He said the answer to domestic …
hydrogen

QLD renewable hydrogen train study underway

Aurizon and Anglo American will undertake a study into using hydrogen-powered trains for bulk freight. Deputy premier and minister for state development Steven Miles said the feasibility study will explore whether hydrogen fuel cell and battery hybrid power units could be used in heavy haul freight rail operations. “The Feasibility Study will focus on the potential deployment …
NERA to establish 3 new technology clusters

NERA to establish 3 new technology clusters

National Energy Resources Australia (NERA) has announced three new technology clusters in Queensland and Western Australia to drive growth in the hydrogen sector. The clusters target the hydrogen, equipment, technology and services (HETS) sector and will be established in Townsville and WA’s Gascoyne and Mid West regions. The new clusters will collaborate with the Hydrogen Technology …
Edify and Queensland Government progresses Townsville’s hydrogen plant

Edify progresses Townsville’s hydrogen plant

The Queensland Government and Edify Energy have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to help Townsville’s bid to become a renewable energy powerhouse. The MoU will investigate the process and feasibility of exporting hydrogen through the city’s Port. Edify plans to build and operate a renewable hydrogen production plant at the Lansdown Eco-Industrial Precinct 46 …
Fortescue QLD hydrogen facility

Fortescue gets approval for QLD hydrogen facility

Green energy company Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) has revealed it has already received planning approval for what will be the world’s biggest factory for green hydrogen electrolysers, despite announcing plans for the Gladstone facility little more than a month ago. Fortescue and the Queensland Government announced on Wednesday that planning approval had been granted for …