Leigh Creek Energy pushing brown coal gasification plant, that will target fertiliser and fossil hydrogen production.
Adelaide’s Tonsley Hydrogen Park locks in a deal to supply steel hub Whyalla with zero emissions hydrogen, with first production about to start.
Massive 26GW Asian Renewable Energy Hub granted ‘major project status’ by the federal government, to fast-track approvals process.
UNSW spin-off announces that it will start taking orders for one of the world’s first hydrogen based energy storage systems for homes and businesses.
Investor group says size of Australia’s green investment opportunity could total $1 trillion by 2050, if governments embrace a net zero by 2050 target.
Green hydrogen will be key to cutting emissions in Australia’s resources sector, and could instigate a resurgence of Australian heavy manufacturing.
Cheap and abundant solar means Australia ‘perfectly placed’ to lead global renewable hydrogen industry, with prices below fossil fuels within reach.
WWF Australia issues new position paper, calling for a ‘renewable only’ hydrogen sector, warning that fossil fuel hydrogen would be a distraction.
Morrison’s imminent technology roadmap is set to call for ‘blue hydrogen’, produced using fossil fuels, to compete alongside zero emissions green hydrogen.
Global industrial heavyweights welcome Australia’s early progress in green hydrogen, but say it could be dwarfed by investments made in other countries.