Australasia

Australian government – A$150m Hydrogen Hubs

Australian government has announced an additional A$150 million (US$110m) in funding for hydrogen hubs across seven prioritised regional sites. The seven locations include Belly Bay in Tasmania, the Pilbara in Western Australia, Gladstone in Queensland, La Trobe Valley in Victoria, Eyre Peninsula in South Australia, Hunter Valley in New South Wales and …

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$150 Million to bring number of Hydrogen Hubs to Seven

An additional $150 million will be announced today to bring to seven the number of “hydrogen hubs” being developed across regional Australia under the federal government’s $1.2 billion hydrogen energy push. The government wants Australia to become a global player in hydrogen production and exports by 2030 and is touting the …

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Airbus, Air New Zealand Jointly Study Hydrogen Aircraft Feasibility

WELLINGTON, New Zealand–Airbus SE and Air New Zealand Ltd. have agreed to jointly research the feasibility of operating a hydrogen-fueled aircraft by the end of this decade. Airbus, which has been exploring three hydrogen-powered aircraft concepts, said the joint study would help it understand the practical challenges of putting an …

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H2 Fuel Cell Triumph over Battery e-Cars in Australia?

GALLERY7 The prevailing view that the majority of the world’s new-car fleet will be battery-powered may be correct in terms of the near future, but the development of hydrogen technology is ramping up. Car makers are putting greater investment and resources into hydrogen, which is growing alongside the massive efforts that are …

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Japanese firms strike Australian Green Hydrogen Deal

Japan-based Iwatani Corporation, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Kansai Electric Power and Marubeni Corporation have signed a MoU to explore large scale green hydrogen generation in Australia. The agreement with two energy infrastructure companies headquartered in Australia, Stanwell Corporation and APT Management Services Pty, to jointly implement a feasibility study of the …

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West Australian pledges funds for Hydrogen industry

The Western Australian government has provided a boost to the state’s burgeoning hydrogen industry with an additional A$61.5 million (US$45.8 million) in funding. The state government unveiled a A$50 million fund on Tuesday that will be included in the 2021-22 state budget to stimulate local demand for renewable hydrogen in …

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Australia’s potential as a “Green” Hydrogen Superpower

In the lead-up to the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference in November, the world is looking for nations to step up in the clean energy sector. Australia, with its plentiful resources, economic capacity and established trade connectivity is perfectly poised to become a leader in that step-up – specifically as …

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Kingdom to boost hydrogen energy with Australia’s help

Environment Minister Say Samal yesterday proposed a hydrogen energy information centre during a videoconference with Australian Ambassador Pablo Kang and Australia’s Climate Coordinator James Larsen. Samal said that the first objective of cooperation is to establish a hydrogen information sharing center with the participation of research institutes of both Cambodia …

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Everfuel – H2 refueling in Sweden

Everfuel A/S, a leading green hydrogen fuel provider in Europe, will start hydrogen refueling in Sweden with the launching of a new filling station in Trelleborg, the first of eight potential locations in the Nordic Hydrogen Corridor project, according to a company’s press release. The agreement with Trelleborg Municipality and …

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Rio Tinto studies H2 production with Japan’s Sumitomo

Australian global mining giant Rio Tinto has partnered with Sumitomo, a Japanese energy company, to explore hydrogen production and use at its Yarwun alumina refinery in Gladstone, Australia. Sumitomo has been conducting a study on hydrogen production in Gladstone and, with the letter of intent signed with Rio Tinto, will …

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