green hydrogen plant

WA set for green hydrogen plant

A feasibility study for a green hydrogen plant in the City of Cockburn, Western Australia, has been completed with promising results. The study, which was awarded $149,000 from the McGowan government’s Renewable Hydrogen Fund, investigated whether green hydrogen could be used to replace Cockburn’s use of fossil fuels. The report indicates that this would be …
New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

Momentum Energy has appointed a new managing director, while Synergy chief executive has resigned to take on a new post as CEO for The Perth Mint. Aquaterra Energy has also announced the appointment of David Barber as Australian manager to drive expansion in the Asia Pacific. The following appointments have been made. Lisa Chiba, managing …
Lead Agency

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 …
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 …
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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 …

Perdaman plots WA gas manufacturing plant

Perdaman Industries is proposing to develop a $4.6 billion manufacturing plant in the Burrup strategic industrial area in Western Australia that would transform natural gas into urea. The project is set to create 2500 jobs during construction and 300 permanent residential jobs during operation. It would help underpin development of the Scarborough gas fields, with …
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Pilbara shapes as international LNG fuelling hub

The Western Australian Government is leading a push to establish an LNG fuelling hub for bulk vessels in the Pilbara, building on the state’s strength in the industry. The proposed Pilbara LNG Bunkering Hub would create 125 jobs and help reduce carbon emissions by up to six million tonnes per annum through LNG fuelled vessels. …