AHC responds to Labor’s emissions reduction policy

AHC responds to Labor’s emissions reduction policy

The Australian Hydrogen Council (AHC) has responded to the Federal opposition’s new emissions reduction policy. Labor’s policy aims to reduce Australia’s emissions by 43 per cent by 2030 and net zero emissions by 2050. AHC CEO Dr Fiona Simon said although the council “welcomes” the announcement, more detail was needed. “While hydrogen is not the …
Port of Rotterdam

WA signs MOU with Port of Rotterdam

The Western Australian Government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Europe’s largest sea port, the Port of Rotterdam. Under the MOU, both parties will investigate a renewable hydrogen export supply chain between WA and the port, including production, storage, transport, and the use of renewable hydrogen.  Western Australia is continuing to solidify its …
Geelong port

GeelongPort to deliver $100m to hydrogen

GeelongPort has announced its plans to expand its current operations with a $100 million investment into building the Geelong Hydrogen Hub.  The Geelong Hydrogen Hub is a green hydrogen production and distribution facility intended to accelerate Victoria’s transition to a clean energy future.  GeelongPort also announced it has selected renewable energy company CAC-H2 as the …
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 …
FFI strikes hydrogen deal with QLD

$117.5 million for WA hydrogen hubs

The Western Australia Government has announced it is securing two WA hydrogen hubs for $117.5 million. The investment aims to attract Federal funding for renewable hydrogen hubs in the Pilbara and Mid-West to drive WA as a global clean energy powerhouse. In the renewable hydrogen industry, the abundant solar and wind resources, available land, existing …
HyGATE

ARENA locks in funding for HyGATE initiative

Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced that it will play a key role in the development and delivery of the German-Australian Hydrogen Innovation and Technology Incubator known as HyGATE. ARENA will team up with Germany’s Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) to administer HyGATE which will support real-world pilot, trial, demonstration and research projects along …
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 …

Japanese government funds SA hydrogen export project

Japan’s Ministry for Environment has nominated Marubeni Corporation’s hydrogen production project within South Australia to launch its pilot program. The program will be looking to cooperate with developing countries to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions. During the COP 26 in Glasgow this month, the project was presented by the Japanese Ministry for Environment titled “Building …
jemena produces green hydrogen in NSW

Jemena begins producing green hydrogen for NSW

Australia’s most comprehensive hydrogen project has started making green hydrogen available for home, business, and transport use in NSW for the first time. Energy infrastructure company Jemena announced that green hydrogen is being blended into and stored in Jemena’s gas distribution network from its $15 million Western Sydney Green Hydrogen Hub, co-funded by the Australian Renewable …