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ABEL Energy Bell Bay Powerfuels Projects

ABEL Energy Bell Bay Powerfuels Project

A feasibility study is being undertaken to assess the potential for developing a large-scale renewables-based hydrogen and e-methanol facility at Bell Bay in Tasmania.

Main proponents: ABEL Energy

Main end-use classification: 

  • Export potential (industrial process – methanol production)
  • Domestic use

Status: Under development

Location: Tasmania, Australia 

 

 

APA Renewable Methane Demonstration Project

APA Renewable Methane Demonstration Project

This demonstration plant near Roma would provide proof of concept that (renewable) hydrogen produced through electrolysis can be converted into ‘renewable methane’ using carbon dioxide extracted from the atmosphere.

Main proponents: APT Facility Management Pty Ltd (part of the APA Group)

Main end-use classification: Hydrogen in gas networks – via conversion to methane

Status: Under construction – operations are anticipated mid-2022

Location: Queensland, Australia

Arrowsmith Hydrogen Project Stage 1

Arrowsmith Hydrogen Project Stage 1

A renewable hydrogen production facility is planned to be built in stages near Dongara with a focus on supplying hydrogen for mobility purposes, with power use options also under examination.

Main proponents: Infinite Blue Energy Pty Ltd

Main end-use classification: Hydrogen mobility, power use

Status: Advanced development – Stage 1 anticipated to commence production in 2022 (initial  production would be at 5 tonnes per day building to 25 tonnes per day over a 12 month period)

Location: Western Australia, Australia

Asian Renewable Energy Hub

Asian Renewable Energy Hub

This project would construct a large-scale hybrid renewable energy facility to enable export of hydrogen derivatives (e.g. ammonia) and for local use in the Pilbara region (e.g. to enable large-scale mine electrification, replacement of diesel fuels with hydrogen, etc.).

Main proponents: NW Interconnected Power Pty Ltd

Main end-use classification: 

  • Export potential (hydrogen derivatives, including ammonia)
  • Local potential in the Pilbara (renewable electricity and hydrogen)

Status: Under development – first energy exports are anticipated in 2027/28

Location: Western Australia, Australia

Atco-Hydrogen-Blending-Project

Atco

The project would see up to 10% renewable-based hydrogen blended into discrete sections of the Western Australian gas distribution network, at around 2,500 connections.

Main proponents: ATCO Gas Australia Pty Ltd

End use classification: Hydrogen in gas networks

Status: Advanced development 

Australian Clean Hydrogen Industrial Hubs Program

Australian Clean Hydrogen Industrial Hubs Program

The Australian Government is investing AUD$464 million in support of the development of up to seven clean hydrogen industrial hubs in regional Australia, as well as design and development studies.

Main proponents: Australian Government

End use classification: Export / Domestic

Status: National funding program

Location: Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Badgingarra Renewable Hydrogen Project

Badgingarra Renewable Hydrogen Project

Hydrogen production facilities would be co-located with wind and solar farms north of Perth, with the produced hydrogen able to be used in a range of end uses.

Main proponents: APA Group

Main end-use classification: Hydrogen mobility, power and industrial applications under evaluation

Status: Under development

Location: Western Australia, Australia

Bio-Hydrogen Demonstration Plant

Bio-Hydrogen Demonstration Plant

This project seeks to install and operate a large pilot plant at an existing facility near Gladstone for the production of hydrogen from waste gases.

Main proponents: Southern Oil Refinery Pty Ltd

Main end-use classification: Industrial process - refining

Status: Under development

Location: Queensland, Australia

Bundaberg Hydrogen Hub

Bundaberg Hydrogen Hub

A renewable hydrogen production facility, located in Bundaberg, has been announced with a focus on supplying hydrogen for mobility purposes.

Main proponents: Green Hydrogen Australia Group (GHAG), a consortium comprised of Denzo Pty Ltd, Elvin Renewables Group, H2X Australia

Main end-use classification: Hydrogen mobility

Status: Under development

Location: Queensland, Australia

Stanwell - Iwatani Central Queensland Green Hydrogen Project

Stanwell - Iwatani Central Queensland Green Hydrogen Project

The project proponents are studying the development of a large-scale hydrogen industry in central Queensland, with the main focus of exporting hydrogen to Japan and other economies.

Main proponents: Stanwell Corporation Limited and Iwatani Corporation

Main end-use classification: Focus on export potential, domestic applications also to be considered

Status: Under development – feasibility study to begin in mid-2021

Location: Queensland, Australia

Clean Energy Innovation Hub

Clean Energy Innovation Hub

The Perth-located Clean Energy Innovation Hub incorporates the production, storage and use of hydrogen in micro-grid system applications, including blending with natural gas and in power use.

Main proponents: ATCO

Main end-use classification: Microgrid applications – natural gas blending, power use

Status: Operating – official opening in mid-2019

Location: Western Australia, Australia

Clean Energy Innovation Park

Clean Energy Innovation Park

The project is seeking to develop a commercial-scale renewable hydrogen production facility in Western Australia, with a focus on gas blending.

Main proponents: ATCO Australia Pty Ltd, Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG)

Main end-use classification: Hydrogen in gas networks, potential for use in mobility applications

Status: Advanced development – subject to successful completion of technical and commercial milestones and a positive final investment decision, operations could start in 2023

Location: Western Australia, Australia

 

CRH-Tasmania

CRH-Tasmania

THis project plans to supply renewable hydrogen to the domestic market in Tasmania.

Main proponents: Countrywide Renewable Hydrogen

Main end-use classification: Domestic, H2 Power, H2 Grid Injection, H2 Mobility, H2 Industrial

Status: Under development

Location: Tasmania, Australia

Daintree Microgrid Project

Daintree Microgrid Project

A feasibility study is investigating the technical and economic viability of a proposed solar-based (with hydrogen storage) microgrid for the Daintree region.

Main proponents: Daintree Renewable Energy Pty Ltd

Main end-use classification: Microgrid / regional applications

Status: Under development

Location: Queensland, Australia

Denham Hydrogen Demonstration Plant

Denham Hydrogen Demonstration Plant

Excess energy from renewable sources would power an electrolyser to produce hydrogen, to be stored and converted to electricity when required to meet Denham town needs.

Main proponents: Horizon Power

Main end-use classification: Microgrid - power use

Status: Under construction – plant is anticipated to be fully commissioned and operational by early 2022

Location: Western Australia, Australia

Desert Bloom Hydrogen

Desert Bloom Hydrogen

The proponent is seeking to develop in stages a large-scale renewable-based hydrogen project employing technology that captures water from the atmosphere in arid conditions.

Main proponents: Aqua Aerem

Main end-use classification: Export / Domestic, H2 Power

Status: Under development

Location: Northern Territory, Australia

Dyno Nobel Renewable Hydrogen Project

Dyno Nobel Renewable Hydrogen Project

A feasibility study has been undertaken to assess the potential for using renewable hydrogen to increase ammonia production at Dyno Nobel’s existing Moranbah facility and replace purchased (natural-gas based) ammonia.

Main proponents: Dyno Nobel Moranbah (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Incitec Pivot Limited)

Main end-use classification: Industrial process – ammonia production

Status: Under development

Location: Queensland, Australia

Edify Energy Pilot Hydrogen Plant

Edify Energy Pilot Hydrogen Plant

Development planning applications have been lodged for a planned 10 MW hydrogen production facility to be located at the Lansdown Eco-Industrial Precinct at Townsville, Queensland.

Main proponents: Edify Energy

Main end-use classification: Hydrogen mobility, injection in gas networks, export potential

Status: Under development

Location: Queensland, Australia

Emerald Coaches Green Hydrogen Mobility Project

Emerald Coaches Green Hydrogen Mobility Project

The project proponent is planning a long-term conversion of its full fleet of over 120 vehicles from diesel fuel usage to hydrogen fuel cell electric (HFCE) vehicles, with the first of such vehicles planned to be introduced in 2022.

Main proponents: Emerald Coaches

Hydrogen mobility

Status: Advanced development – first vehicles are planned to be introduced in 2022

Location: Queensland, Australia

Eyre Peninsula Gateway Project - Demonstrator Stage

Eyre Peninsula Gateway Project - Demonstrator Stage

The initial (Demonstrator) stage of this project plans to integrate a 75 megawatt (MW) electrolysis plant and a 120 tonnes per day ammonia production facility largely for domestic supply, with the potential for later expansion through an Export Stage.

Main proponents: The Hydrogen Utility (H2U)

Main end-use classification: Industrial process – ammonia production

Status: Under development

Location: South Australia, Australia

Fortescue Green Hydrogen and Ammonia Plant

Fortescue Green Hydrogen and Ammonia Plant

The Fortescue Metals Group is investigating the development of a large-scale renewables-based hydrogen/ammonia plant at the Bell Bay industrial precinct, Tasmania.

Main proponents: Fortescue Metals Group

Main end-use classification: Industrial process – ammonia production

Status: Under development

Location: Tasmania, Australia

Future Energy and Hydrogen Precinct

Future-energy-hydrogen-precinct

The project proponent is investigating a proposal for an energy and hydrogen precinct at Swanbank, near Brisbane, Queensland.

Main proponents: CleanCo

Main end-use classification: Power use

Status: Under development.

Geelong Hydrogen Hub

Geelong Hydrogen Hub

GeelongPort has announced plans to expand its current operations to establish the Geelong Hydrogen Hub, a hydrogen production and distribution facility

Main proponents: GeelongPort, CAC-H2

Main end-use classification: Export / Domestic, Ammonia Production

Status: Under development

Location: Victoria, Australia

Geraldton Export-Scale Renewable Investment

Geraldton Export-Scale Renewable Investment

A detailed evaluation of renewable demonstration (pilot) and commercial-scale ammonia production plants located in Geraldton, using renewable hydrogen as feedstock rather than natural gas, is being undertaken.

Main proponents: bp Australia Pty Ltd

Main end-use classification: Industrial process – ammonia production

Status: Under development

Location: Western Australia, Australia

Gibson Island Green Ammonia Feasibility

Gibson Island Green Ammonia Feasibility

Main proponents:

Fortescue Future Industries, Incitec Pivot Ltd

Main end-use classification:

Ammonia production, export potential, domestic use

Location: 

Queensland, Australia

Status: 

Under development – feasibility study


Grange Resources Renewable Hydrogen Study

Grange Resources Renewable Hydrogen Study

The project proponent has expressed an interest in undertaking a feasibility study to assess the potential for renewables-based hydrogen to replace natural gas for process heating at a pelletising facility at Port Latta, Tasmania.

Main proponents: Grange Resources (Tasmania) Pty Ltd

Main end-use classification: Industrial process heating

Status: Under development

Location: Tasmania, Australia

Green Hydrogen for City of Cockburn

Green Hydrogen for City of Cockburn

The City of Cockburn is investigating the use of renewable hydrogen as a transport fuel for its waste collection and light vehicle fleets, as well as its use for embedded co-generation.

Main proponents: City of Cockburn

Main end-use classification: Hydrogen mobility, power

Status: Under development

Location: Western Australia, Australia

Green Liquid Hydrogen Export Project

Green Liquid Hydrogen Export Project

A commercial-scale green hydrogen facility at Townsville, Queensland, is under investigation.

Main proponents: Origin Energy, Kawasaki Heavy Industries

Main end-use classification: Export potential, domestic supply

Status: Under development

Location:  Queensland, Australia

H2-HubTM Gladstone

H2-HubTM Gladstone

A large-scale chemical complex is proposed for Gladstone, for the production of renewable hydrogen and ammonia.

Main proponents: The Hydrogen Utility (H2U)

Main end-use classification: Industrial process – ammonia production

Status: Under development – first production is targeted for 2025

Location: Queensland, Australia

H2Perth

H2Perth

The proponent is investigating a phased development targetting export markets for ammonia and/or liquid hydrogen

Main proponents: Woodside Energy Ltd

Main end-use classification: Export / Domestic, Ammonia Production

Status: Under development

Location: Woodside Energy Ltd

H2TAS Project

H2TAS Project

The project is investigating potential for a phased development of large-scale production of renewable hydrogen and ammonia in the Bell Bay area of Tasmania.

Main proponents: Woodside Energy Ltd, Marubeni Corporation, IHI Corporation

Main end-use classification: Hydrogen mobility, gas networks, Ammonia Production

Status: Under development

Location: Tasmania, Australia

Hay Point Hydrogen Export

Hay Point Hydrogen Export

The project proponents are investigating a proposal for a renewable-based hydrogen production, storage and export facility at the Port of Hay Point, south of Mackay, Queensland.

Main end use classification: Export potential

Status: Under development. 

Hazer Commercial Demonstration Plant

Hazer Commercial Demonstration Plant

This project, located near Perth, is a commercial demonstration of the Hazer production technology that can convert methane feedstocks, through the use of an iron ore process catalyst, into hydrogen and synthetic graphite.

Main proponents: Hazer Group Limited

Main end-use classification: Hydrogen mobility, power and industrial uses

Status: Under construction – commissioning of plant is anticipated to commence at end 2021

Hunter Hydrogen Hub

Hunter Hydrogen Hub

Development of a hydrogen hub in the Hunter region is in the concept discussions stage.

Main proponents: The New South Wales Government will be facilitating discussions among stakeholders to progress the concept of a hydrogen hub in the Hunter region

Main end-use classification: Under evaluation

Status: Under development – concept discussions

Location: New South Wales, Australia

Hybrid PV-Battery-Hydrogen System for Microgrids

Hybrid PV-Battery-Hydrogen System for Microgrids

A feasibility study is investigating a renewable-based stand-alone microgrid with hybrid hydrogen-battery-based energy storage for an indigenous community in the Pilbara.

Main proponents: Murdoch University

Main end-use classification: Microgrid / regional applications

Status: Under development

Location: Western Australia, Australia

Hydrogen Energy Supply Chain - Pilot Project

Hydrogen Energy Supply Chain - Pilot Project

This purpose of this pilot project, located in the Latrobe Valley, is to demonstrate an integrated hydrogen supply chain encompassing production, storage and transportation in delivering liquefied hydrogen to Japan.

Main proponents: Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI), Electric Power Development Co. (J-Power), Iwatani Corporation, Marubeni Corporation, Sumitomo Corporation, AGL.

Main end-use classification: Export potential – liquefied hydrogen

Status: Operational – production of hydrogen began in January 2021

Location: Victoria, Australia

Hydrogen Fuels Australia Truganina HRS

Hydrogen Fuels Australia Truganina HRS

The project proponent is developing integrated modular renewable energy, hydrogen fuel generation and refuelling facilities in Melbourne, Victoria, to support site micro-grid and mobility end-uses.

Main proponents: Hydrogen Fuels Australia

Main end-use classification: Hydrogen mobility, micro-grid applications

Status: Under construction – operations start is anticipated in 2022, subject to permitting approvals

Location: Victoria, Australia

Hydrogen Park Gladstone

Hydrogen Park Gladstone

This project involves the blending of renewable hydrogen with natural gas, at volumes of up to 10 per cent, for supply into the city of Gladstone’s gas network.

Main proponents: Australian Gas Networks (AGN) which is part of the Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG)

Main end-use classification: Hydrogen in gas networks, mobility uses also targetted in the future

Status: Advanced development – operations are anticipated to begin in 2022

Location: Queensland, Australia

Hydrogen Park Murray Valley

Hydrogen Park Murray Valley

Hydrogen Park Murray Valley would blend renewable hydrogen with natural gas at volumes of up to 10 per cent into the gas network of the twin cities of Albury (NSW) and Wodonga (Victoria).

Main proponents: Australian Gas Networks (AGN) Limited (which is part of the Australian Gas Infrastructure Group- AGIG), ENGIE

Main end-use classification: Focus on hydrogen in gas networks, potential for industry and mobility uses

Status: Advanced development – subject to a positive final investment decision, operations are anticipated for 2023

Location: Victoria, Australia

Hydrogen Park South Australia

Hydrogen Park South Australia

This project involves the blending of renewable hydrogen with natural gas for supply to more than 700 properties in the suburb of Mitchell Park, and to supply 100% hydrogen to industry via tube trailers. The project also aims to supply hydrogen for transport in the future.

Main proponents: Australian Gas Network (AGN) which is part of the Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG)

Main end-use classification: Hydrogen in gas networks, industrial use, mobility

Status: Operational – May 2021

Location: South Australia, Australia

Hydrogen Refueller Station Project

Hydrogen Refueller Station Project

This project will construct a hydrogen refuelling facility at ATCO’s existing Jandakot Operations Centre in Perth, using ATCO’s existing electrolyser to produce hydrogen to supply the refuelling station.

Main proponents: ATCO Gas Australia Pty Ltd, Fortescue Metals Group

Main end-use classification: Hydrogen mobility

Status: Under construction – operations start date is anticipated for first quarter of 2022

Location: Western Australia, Australia

Hydrogen Test Facility - ACT Gas Network

Hydrogen Test Facility - ACT Gas Network

This test facility will enhance understanding of the impact of introducing hydrogen into the existing gas distribution network that services the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and Queanbeyan (New South Wales).

Main proponents: Evoenergy, Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT)

Main end-use classification: Hydrogen in gas networks

Status: Operating – December 2018

Location: Australian Capital Territory, Australia

HyEnergy Project

HyEnergy Project

The proponents are to perform a feasibility study of a potential renewable-based hydrogen project in the Gascoyne region of Western Australia.

Main proponents: Total Eren, Province Resources Ltd

Main end-use classification: Domestic and export potential under evaluation

Status: Under development

Location: Western Australia, Australia

Hyer Penetration - EDL Hydrogen Enabled Hybrid Renewables

Hyer Penetration - EDL Hydrogen Enabled Hybrid Renewables

A feasibility study investigated the potential for renewable hydrogen to supply power to regional communities/mining operations in Western Australia.

Main proponents: EDL

Main end-use classification: Microgrid – power use

Status: Under development

Location: Western Australia, Australia

Joint Feasibility Study for Creation of a Supply Chain of Low Carbon Ammonia in Western Australia

Joint Feasibility Study for Creation of a Supply Chain of Low Carbon Ammonia in Western Australia

The proponents are undertaking a feasibility study on carbon capture and storage possibilities in Western Australia in support of a export-focussed, low-carbon ammonia production plant using hydrogen generated from natural gas.

Main proponents: Mitsui & Co. Ltd, Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC)

Main end-use classification: Ammonia production, export potential

Status: Under development - feasibility study

Location: Western Australia, Australia

Kogan Creek Renewable Hydrogen Demonstration Plant

Kogan Creek Renewable Hydrogen Demonstration Plant

The feasibility study for the project was completed around mid-2021 and the proejct is moving to construction

Main proponents: CS Energy

Main end-use classification: Hydrogen in mobility, industrial uses

Status: Under construction

Location: Queensland, Australia

Kwinana-Clean-Fuels-Hub

Kwinana

A feasibility study is being undertaken into the production of green hydrogen at bp Australia’s Kwinana site in Western Australia.

Main proponents: bp Australia, Macquarie Capital.

Main end use classification: Industrial end-use applications

Status: Under development

Manilla Solar & Renewable Energy Storage Project

Manilla Solar & Renewable Energy Storage Project

A hybrid battery storage system of lithium-ion batteries and a hydrogen storage medium is to be installed as part of a solar PV development near Manilla, as part of a wider community-based solar and renewable energy storage plan across multiple sites in New South Wales.

Main proponents: Manilla Community Renewable Energy Inc., Providence Asset Group

Main end-use classification: Microgrid/ regional applications

Status: Advanced development

Location: New South Wales, Australia

Melbourne Hydrogen Hub

Melbourne Hydrogen Hub

This project involves the creation of a renewable hydrogen hub focussed on transport uses co-located with the Melbourne Market Authority facilities at Epping in Melbourne’s north.

Main proponents: Countrywide Renewable Hydrogen Limited

Main end-use classification: Hydrogen mobility (main, including materials handling equipment), gas networks

Status: Under development

Location: Victoria, Australia

Murchison Renewable Hydrogen Project

Murchison Renewable Hydrogen Project

A large-scale combined solar and wind farm is proposed to produce renewable hydrogen for domestic and export uses.

Main proponents: Hydrogen Renewables Australia Pty Ltd, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners

Main end-use classification: Hydrogen mobility, gas networks and export potential

Status: Under development

Location: Western Australia, Australia

Neoen Australia Hydrogen Superhub

Neoen Australia Hydrogen Superhub

Neoen Australia Hydrogen Superhub (Crystal Brook Energy Park)

The feasibility of co-locating a hydrogen production facility at the planned large-scale hybrid renewable Crystal Brook Energy Park site is being examined.

Main proponents: Neoen Australia Pty Ltd

Main end-use classification: Export potential

Status: Under development

Location: South Australia, Australia

Ord Hydrogen

Ord Hydrogen

A feasibility study assessed the potential for using the existing Ord hydroelectric power plant in the Kimberley region to power a hydrogen facility in the region.

Main proponents: Pacific Hydro Australia Developments Pty Ltd

Main end-use classification: Under evaluation (general uses/ammonia production)

Status: Under development

Location: Western Australia, Australia

Origin Green Hydrogen and Ammonia Plant

Origin Green Hydrogen and Ammonia Plant

A feasibility study is being undertaken to assess the potential for developing a large-scale renewables-based hydrogen and ammonia plant to be located at Bell Bay in Tasmania.

Main proponents: Origin Energy

Main end-use classification: Industrial process – ammonia production

Status: Under development

Location: Tasmania, Australia

Port Kembla Hydrogen Hub

Port Kembla Hydrogen Hub

Development of a hydrogen hub in the Illawarra / Port Kembla region is in the concept discussions stage.

Main proponents: The New South Wales Government is facilitating discussions among stakeholders to progress the concept of a hydrogen hub in the Illawarra / Port Kembla region

Main end-use classification: Under evaluation – early mobility project announced

Status: Under development – concept discussions,  early mobility project announced

Location: New South Wales, Australia

Port Kembla Hydrogen Refuelling Facility

Port Kembla Hydrogen Refuelling Facility

Coregas is developing a hydrogen refuelling facility adjacent to the site of its Port Kembla hydrogen production plant, for use in hydrogen-powered heavy transport vehicles.

Main proponents: Coregas

Main end-use classification: Hydrogen mobility

Status: Advanced  development – anticipated to be operational in the first half of 2022

Location: New South Wales, Australia

Portland Renewable Hydrogen Project

Portland Renewable Hydrogen Project

This project involves a wind farm and hydrogen plant development near the Port of Portland with the main focus on export potential through hydrogen derivatives (i.e. ammonia).

Main proponents: Countrywide Renewable Hydrogen Limited, Glenelg Shire Council, Port of Portland

Main end-use classification:

  • Export potential -hydrogen derivatives (i.e. ammonia)
  • Local potential – hydrogen in gas networks

Status: Under development

Location: Victoria, Australia

Port of Newcastle Hydrogen Hub Feasibility Study

Port of Newcastle Hydrogen Hub Feasibility Study

Feasibility study is underpinned by a 40 megawatt electrolyser concept but will also evaluate a longer term potential scale-up to 1 gigawatt scale.

Main proponents: Macquarie Green Investment Group, Port of Newcastle

Main end-use classification: Domestic, H2 Industrial, H2 Mobility

Status: Under development

Location: New South Wales, Australia

Port Pirie Green Hydrogen Project

Port Pirie Green Hydrogen Project

A front end engineering and design study is being undertaken by the proponent for a large scale renewable-based hydrogen facility to be integrated with the Nyrstar Port Pirie multi-metal processing facility in South Australia.

Main proponents: Trafigura Group Pte. Ltd

Main end-use classification: Export / Domestic, Ammonia Production, H2 Mobility, H2 Industrial

Status: Under development

Location: South Australia, Australia

Preparing the Dampier to Bunbury Natural Gas Pipeline for Hydrogen

Preparing the Dampier to Bunbury Natural Gas Pipeline for Hydrogen

A feasibility study is examining the potential to introduce hydrogen into the feedstock mix of the Dampier to Bunbury natural gas pipeline.

Main proponents: Dampier Bunbury Pipeline, part of the Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG)

Main end-use classification: Hydrogen in gas networks

Status: Under development

Location: Western Australia, Australia

Queensland Nitrates Renewable Hydrogen and Ammonia Project

Queensland Nitrates Renewable Hydrogen and Ammonia Project

A feasibility study has investigated the potential for producing on-site renewable hydrogen to feed into an existing ammonia/ammonium nitrate manufacturing facility near Moura and replace third-party purchased (natural-gas based) ammonia.

Main proponents: Queensland Nitrates Pty Ltd (QNP), a standalone 50/50 joint venture by Dyno Nobel Asia Pacific (a subsidiary of Incitec Pivot Limited) and CSBP (a subsidiary of Wesfarmers Limited)

Main end-use classification: Industrial process – ammonia production

Status: Under development

Location: Queensland, Australia

 

Queensland Solar Hydrogen Facility

Queensland Solar Hydrogen Facility

A planned large-scale solar farm and battery facility would supply energy to a hydrogen production facility at Gladstone for export purposes.

Main proponents: Austrom Hydrogen

Main end-use classification: Export potential

Status: Under development

Location: Queensland, Australia

Renewable Hydrogen Powered Intercampus Transport

Renewable Hydrogen Powered Intercampus Transport

The University of Queensland is to introduce two hydrogen fuel cell electric buses for inter-campus shuttle transport purposes.

Main proponents: The University of Queensland

Main end-use classification: Hydrogen mobility

Status: Under development

Location: Queensland, Australia

 

Renewable Hydrogen Production and Refuelling Project

Renewable Hydrogen Production and Refuelling Project

This project will supply renewable hydrogen to BOC’s existing customer base in Queensland as well as supplying a hydrogen refuelling station hosted at a commercial petrol station in Brisbane. Phase 1 of this mobility trial is for the refuelling of QFleet vehicles with further vehicles and 350-bar trucks and buses to be added in Phase 2.

Main proponents: BOC Limited

Main end-use classification: Hydrogen industrial gas and mobility

Status: Under construction – facilities are expected to be operational in 2021

Location: Queensland, Australia

Renewable Hydrogen Refuelling Pilot

Renewable Hydrogen Refuelling Pilot

This project is piloting the use of 20 hydrogen fuel cell vehicles (to be included in the ACT Government fleet) powered by renewable hydrogen.

Main proponents: ACT Government, Neoen, ActewAGL, Hyundai, sgfleet

Main end-use classification: Hydrogen mobility

Status: Operating – March 2021

Location: Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Renewable Hydrogen Transport Hub in the City of Mandurah

Renewable Hydrogen Transport Hub in the City of Mandurah

A feasibility study has investigated the potential for hydrogen-based transport applications in the city of Mandurah and the wider region.

Main proponents: Hazer Group Limited

Main end-use classification: Hydrogen mobility

Status: Under development

Location: Western Australia, Australia

Rio Tinto Pacific Operations Hydrogen Program

Rio Tinto Pacific Operations Hydrogen Program

Rio Tinto is undertaking a feasibility study investigating the use of clean hydrogen to partially decarbonise alumina refining at its Yarwun alumina refinery in Gladstone, Queensland.

Main proponents: Rio Tinto

Main end-use classification: Industrial process – refining

Status: Under development – feasibility study

Location: Queensland, Australia

Sir Samuel Griffith Centre

Sir Samuel Griffith Centre

The Sir Samuel Griffith Centre at Griffith University is designed to operate independently of the electricity grid using a solar array and hydrogen (storage) technology.

Main proponents: Griffith University

Main end-use classification: Microgrid applications – power use

Status: Operating – 2013

Location: Queensland, Australia

Spicers Retreats Scenic Rim Trail Ecotourism Demonstration using Low Pressure Hydrogen

Spicers Retreats Scenic Rim Trail Ecotourism Demonstration using Low Pressure Hydrogen

The Spicers Retreats Scenic Rim ecotourism trail in Queensland is to utilise renewable hydrogen energy systems to displace diesel or LPG-fuelled generators.

Main proponents: Jilrift Pty Ltd

Main end-use classification: Microgrid – power use

Status: Advanced development

Location: Queensland, Australia

Sumitomo Green Hydrogen Production Plant

Sumitomo Green Hydrogen Production Plant

In early 2021, Sumitomo Corporation executed a contract for Front End Engineering Design (FEED) studies to be undertaken for a solar-powered hydrogen production plant located at Gladstone, Queensland.

Main proponents: Sumitomo Corporation

Main end-use classification: Under evaluation

Status: Under development – FEED contract executed

Location: Queensland, Australia

SunHQ Hydrogen Hub

SunHQ Hydrogen Hub

The initial phase of renewable hydrogen production at a zinc refinery near Townsville would be used mainly for heavy vehicle diesel fuel displacement.

Main proponents: Ark Energy Corporation Pty Ltd

Main end-use classification: Hydrogen mobility

Status: Under construction – Phase 1 operations anticipated for the second half of 2022

Location: Queensland, Australia

Swinburne University of Technology CSIRO Victorian Hydrogen Hub and Refuelling Station

Swinburne University of Technology CSIRO Victorian Hydrogen Hub and Refuelling Station

Swinburne University of Technology Victorian Hydrogen Hub – CSIRO Hydrogen Refuelling Station

As part of its partnership under VH2, CSIRO is to receive more than AUD$1 million as a co-investment towards the development of a refuelling station to fuel and test hydrogen vehicles.

Main proponents: Commonwealth Scientific Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Swinburne University of Technology

Main end-use classification: Hydrogen mobility

Status: Advanced development

Location: Victoria, Australia

Tallawarra B Dual Fuel Capable Gas and Hydrogen Power Plant

Tallawarra B Dual Fuel Capable Gas and Hydrogen Power Plant

The Tallawarra B power station, to be located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, will operate as a dual fuel capable ‘peaking’ plant and be capable of using a blend of natural gas and renewable-based hydrogen in its operations.

Main proponents: Energy Australia

Main end-use classification: Electricity generation

Status: Under construction – hydrogen consumption can take place from 2025

Location: New South Wales, Australia

The Julia Creek Project

The Julia Creek Project

The proponent is seeking to develop vanadium / oil shale exploration tenements in north western Queensland, with associated hydrogen production.

Main proponents: QEM Ltd

Main end-use classification: Domestic

Status: Under development

Location: Queensland, Australia

Toyota Ecopark Hydrogen Demonstration

Toyota Ecopark Hydrogen Demonstration

Toyota Australia is developing its decommissioned car manufacturing plant in Altona into a renewable energy hub to produce renewable hydrogen for use in both transport and stationary applications.

Main proponents: Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited

Main end-use classification: Power use, hydrogen mobility

Status: Under construction – the electrolyser and hydrogen refuelling station are expected to be fully operational in the latter part of 2021

Location: Victoria, Australia

Utilitas Recarbon Organic Waste to Green Hydrogen Technology

Utilitas Recarbon Organic Waste to Green Hydrogen Technology

As part of the Bundaberg bioHub, fuel-cell grade hydrogen is planned to be produced via plasma dry-reforming of biogas produced from organic waste for initial use in mobile waste collection applications.

Main proponents: Utilitas Group, ReCarbon Inc., Bundaberg Regional Council

Main end-use classification: Initial focus on hydrogen mobility

Status: Under development

Location: Queensland, Australia

Western Green Energy Hub

Western Green Energy Hub

This project, which would cover the shires of Dundas and the city of Kalgoorlie-Boulder in south-east Western Australia, involves a very large-scale hybrid wind and solar development planned to be built in phases to meet domestic and export hydrogen/ammonia demand.

Main proponents: InterContinental Energy, CWP Global, Mining Green Energy Limited

Main end-use classification: Domestic and export markets

Status: Under development

Location: Western Australia, Australia

Western Sydney Green Gas Project

Western Sydney Green Gas Project

The project involves a trial power-to-gas facility to transform (surplus) renewable electrical energy into hydrogen gas for use in blending in a gas network, power, and potentially mobility and industrial applications.

Main proponents: Jemena

Main end-use classification: Hydrogen in gas networks, power, mobility and industrial uses

Status: Operational

Location: New South Wales, Australia

Yara-ENGIE Pilbara Renewable Ammonia

Yara-ENGIE Pilbara Renewable Ammonia

A feasibility study has been undertaken to evaluate the implication of integrating demonstration-scale renewable hydrogen and renewable ammonia production at existing operations in north-west Western Australia.

Main proponents: Yara Pilbara Fertilisers Pty Ltd, ENGIE Renewables Australia Pty Ltd

Main end-use classification: Industrial process – ammonia production

Status: Advanced development – subject to successful completion of technical and commercial milestones and a positive final investment decision, operations could begin in 2023

Location: Western Australia, Australia