Sojitz, CS Energy to supply green hydrogen for Palau

Japan’s Sojitz Corporation is set to work with Queensland’s CS Energy and Nippon Engineering Consultants to transport renewable hydrogen processed in Australia to the Republic of Palau.  The hydrogen will be used in fuel cells and hydrogen fuel cell vessels where it will replace carbon-intensive diesel.  The project will use solar power generation to produce …
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Japan, Australia form hydrogen trade partnership

Australia and Japan have formed a clean hydrogen trade partnership in an initiative aimed at attracting overseas investment into hydrogen supply chains originating in Australia. In a joint statement on Friday with the Prime Minister Scott Morrison and the Minister for Industry, Energy and Emissions Reduction Angus Taylor, the government announced the formation of a …
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Lead agency status for green hydrogen projects

The McGowan Government continues to fuel the growth of Western Australia’s hydrogen industry, with three projects to receive Lead Agency Services. Guided by the Lead Agency Framework, the Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation is providing the projects with a single point of entry to the State Government and assistance with approvals processes. “The …
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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 …
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NT hydrogen project awarded major project status

The Northern Territory Government has awarded major project status to an off-grid hydrogen project in Central Australia. The Desert Bloom Hydrogen project is a staged commercial-scale green hydrogen operation. Chief minister Michael Gunner said Desert Bloom marks the Territory’s first major hydrogen project. “With one of the best solar resources in the world and the …
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HyEnergy Export Feasibility project underway

Integrated green hydrogen development company Global Energy Ventures (GEV) has completed the design phase of the HyEnergy Export Feasibility project. The design phase (project plan, controls and delivery schedule) was completed by lead consultant WSP, with engineering workstreams to commence in early January 2022. The objective was to demonstrate the technical and commercial advantages of …
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SA Govt, Trafigura fund Port Pirie FEED

The South Australian Government and multinational commodity trading company Trafigura have announced a joint investment to progress plans to construct a commercial scale green hydrogen facility in Port Pirie.  Trafigura is the largest metal and second largest oil trader in the world and alongside the Marshall Government, each has committed $2.5 million to front end …
FFI, AGL to repurpose coal power plants to produce hydrogen

FFI, AGL to repurpose coal power plants

Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) and AGL Energy are repurposing coal-fired power plant sites to produce green hydrogen. The two companies have agreed to commence a feasibility study to repurpose the Hunter Valley’s Liddell and Bayswater coal-fired power station infrastructure. Using renewable energy, the companies will generate green hydrogen from water at the plant. Initial renewable …
Hydrogen research project heats up

Hydrogen research project heats up

The Central Coast Hydrogen Food Cluster and Star Scientific have started its first applied research project of its HERO technology. The project uses hydrogen to heat industrial-scale sanitation for Mars Food Australia. It is part of the Central Coast Hydrogen Food Cluster, a new industry-led hydrogen partnership between Star Scientific Limited and Central Coast Industry …
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 …