Premier Perrottet makes announcement

Perrottet signs off on world-leading hydrogen strategy

New South Wales Premier Dominic Perrottet has signed off on Australia’s largest hydrogen strategy in his first major cabinet decision as Premier.  Under the hydrogen blueprint, Perrottet’s Government will be giving $3 billion in incentives, attracting $80 billion in new infrastructure.  The strategy outlines a range of uses for hydrogen, such as fuel replacement, injection …
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$2m boost to kickstart WA hydrogen gas blending

The Western Australian Government is pushing ahead of its target to blend renewable hydrogen in the natural gas network with a $2 million grant for a major capital works project. The investment in ATCO Australia, which owns and operates the majority of the state’s gas distribution network, is part of the McGowan Government’s Renewable Hydrogen …
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Qld kicks off hydrogen hunt

The Queensland Government is on the hunt to find the hydrogen skills and businesses to join the renewable fuel supply chain that will create jobs in Toowoomba and the Western Downs. Minister for Energy, Renewables and Hydrogen Mick de Brenni today announced a partnership between publicly-owned power generator CS Energy and Toowoomba and Surat Basin …
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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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Victoria on mission for renewable hydrogen future

The Victorian Government is helping businesses to switch to renewable hydrogen, with $7.2 million in funding to deliver trials, pilots and feasibility studies. Victorian Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio announced two new grants programs that will support the industrial sector to prepare for renewable hydrogen by funding a variety of projects …
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Narrabri Gas Project more important than ever: Gallagher

Santos has voiced its concerns about New South Wales businesses and manufacturers being at a competitive disadvantage due to their gas being imported from other states.  According to Business NSW, a baker in Sydney pays $26,400 more for gas every year than the same business in Brisbane and a galvanising plant pays a massive $66,000 …
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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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Ampol Qld refinery here to stay

Ampol has confirmed that its refinery operations at Lytton, Queensland, will continue following the completion of a review and government funding. The decision was subject to the Australian Government’s refining support package being successfully legislated as proposed, and comprehensive management analysis and constructive engagement with the government. The Federal Government’s proposed package will help underpin …
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Red Skye Energy locks in SA government approval for Killanoola

NSW Govt approves EnergyQuest net zero emissions gas plant

EnergyAustralia has received state government approval to develop the Tallawarra power station in the Illawarra region of New South Wales into Australia’s first net zero emissions hydrogen and gas capable power plant. The Tallawarra B plant will also direct carbon emissions from the project offset over its operational life, with EnergyAustralia offering to buy 200,000kg …
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Green gas on the cards for SA

The South Australian gas network has taken a historic step after being given the green light to blend biogas into its natural gas network. Minster for Mineral Resources and Energy Dan van Holst Pellekaan said this means that along with putting 5 per cent hydrogen from Australia’s largest green electrolyser at Tonsley into the network …
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