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Aug 10, 2020
Projects roadmap to ‘unlock the North’ and create jobs

Projects roadmap to ‘unlock the North’ and create jobs

Peak NQ economic development group Townsville Enterprise has launched a roadmap to ‘unlock the North’, listing key local projects to help power the nation’s economic recovery. The Unlock the North: Townsville North Queensland Projects and Policies document was developed with TaskforceNQ and the regional councils of Townsville, Burdekin, Charters Towers, Hinchinbrook, and Pal...

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Jul 14, 2020
Santos launches hydrogen study for zero-emission future

Santos launches hydrogen study for zero-emission future

GHD is carrying out a concept study for Santos on the potential to de-carbonise natural gas at the source to make “zero-emissions” or “blue” hydrogen. The aim would be for the carbon dioxide produced as a result to be safely captured and stored in the same reservoirs that the gas came from. Santos managing director… ...

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Jul 02, 2020
JCB excavator leads the way with hydrogen

JCB excavator leads the way with hydrogen

JCB says it has developed the construction industry’s first hydrogen-powered excavator, unveiling a working prototype.The 20-tonne 220X excavator powered by a hydrogen fuel cell has been undergoing rigorous testing at JCB’s quarry proving grounds for more than 12 months. “The development of the first hydrogen fuelled excavator is very exciting as we strive towards a… ...

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Jun 25, 2020
Sun Metals kicks off NQ hydrogen push

Sun Metals kicks off NQ hydrogen push

Sun Metals has attracted a $5 million State grant to help build North Queensland’s first renewable hydrogen facility.State Development Minister Kate Jones said Sun Metals would build the new facility at its Townsville zinc processing plant after securing support from the $15 million Hydrogen Industry Development Fund (HIDF).“Hydrogen has huge potential to pump millions of… ...

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Jun 16, 2020
Callide land earmarked for hydrogen project

Callide land earmarked for hydrogen project

Renewable energy company Austrom Hydrogen says it has secured land in the Callide region suitable for a 3600MW solar-powered hydrogen facility. The company is exploring partner opportunities domestically and internationally to advance the Pacific Solar Hydrogen project. “We are very excited to be progressing our project at this time and in this industry, which has gained momentum… ...

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May 20, 2020
Real Energy eyes large-scale hydrogen opportunities

Real Energy eyes large-scale hydrogen opportunities

A new Real Energy subsidiary has earmarked sites in the Surat Basin and near Gladstone for a potential large-scale hydrogen fuel plant. Pure Hydrogen Corporation was established to undertake a detailed scoping study to assess the commercial viability of building, owning and operating a hydrogen fuel plant in Queensland. It is considering a hydrogen fuel… ...

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May 05, 2020
Major boost for Australian hydrogen industry

Major boost for Australian hydrogen industry

The Federal Government has set up a $300 million fund to back projects focused on growing a clean and competitive hydrogen industry in Australia. The Advancing Hydrogen Fund will be administered by the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) and will provide concessional finance for projects that support a national hydrogen industry. It comes at a… ...

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Mar 19, 2020
Big miners band together in green hydrogen scheme

Big miners band together in green hydrogen scheme

Anglo American, BHP, Fortescue and Hatch are looking to advance emissions-busting technology through a new Green Hydrogen Consortium. The consortium aims to identify opportunities to develop green hydrogen technologies for the resources sector and other heavy industries, and provide a mechanism for suppliers and operators to contribute to and engage with these development activities. Proposed̷...

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Mar 11, 2020
ARENA backs CQ hydrogen proposal with $1.25m grant

ARENA backs CQ hydrogen proposal with $1.25m grant

Work to assess the feasibility of a renewable hydrogen demonstration plant co-located near Stanwell Power Station is receiving $1.25 million Federal support. The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) announced the funding today for the Central Queensland project. Power station owner Stanwell Corporation has a $5 million study under way to investigate the technical and economic… ...

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