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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 …
Hydrogen Superhighway

Pure Hydrogen, CAC-H2 updates on waste to hydrogen plants

After considerable negotiation between both parties, Australian east coast clean energy company Pure Hydrogen and CAC-H2 have signed a term sheet for the proposed transaction to build three waste to hydrogen plants. In an update provided by Pure Hydrogen, the company said key terms for hydrogen supply and conditions included pricing, delivery, pressure and purity of …
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CEFC, ARENA to fuel heavy transport with hydrogen

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) and Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) have funded an initiative to fuel heavy transport trucks with renewable hydrogen. The ARENA commitment, on behalf of the Australian Government, announced conditional approval of $3.02 million in funding to Ark Energy to support the deployment of a 1 MW electrolyser with storage …
waste to hydrogen plants

Pure Hydrogen, CAC-H2 to develop waste to hydrogen plants

Pure Hydrogen has reached an agreement with CAC-H2 to build three waste to hydrogen plants on the east coast of Australia. The plants will use timber waste that would otherwise be consigned to landfills for conversion into renewable hydrogen. Pure Hydrogen aims to build the first plant north of Brisbane with operations expected to start …
Fortescue Future Industries (FFI)

Hydrogen facility planned for Gladstone

A new partnership between the Queensland Government and Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) is set to create one of the world’s largest hydrogen equipment manufacturing facilities in Gladstone. Thousands of jobs are expected to be created because of this partnership, with the initial stage to create 120 construction jobs and 53 operational jobs with the $114 …
Edify green hydrogen plant

Edify granted hydrogen development approval

Edify Energy has secured development approval to build and operate a green hydrogen production facility at Lansdown Eco-Industrial Precinct in Townsville, Queensland.  The approval for the plant was issued by Townsville City Council and covers up to 1 gigawatts (GW), as well as a behind-the-meter solar photovoltaic and battery storage facility within the precinct.  The …
New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

Cooper Energy has announced a new acting CFO, after the standing CFO announced her resignation this month as the Queensland Premier announces a new director general for the Department of Energy and Public Works. The following appointments have been made. Virginia Suttell, Cooper Energy CFO: Cooper Energy has advised that chief financial officer (CFO) Virginia …