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Albanese to increase renewables

Albanese vows to transform Australia into clean energy ‘superpower’

Incoming Australian prime minister Anthony Albanese has promised to make the nation a “renewable energy superpower” in the wake of Labor’s federal election victory at the weekend. May 23, 2022 Labor leader Anthony Albanese, who will be sworn in today as Australia’s 31st prime minister, has pledged to “end the climate wars” in the country

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Hydrogen powered freight trains? Police cars? Queensland goes all out

The Queensland government will explore whether hydrogen fuel cells can be used for heavy freight trains, preceding that news with the launch of what is believed to be the first hydrogen powered police car in the southern hemisphere. The Queensland government has bought a Hyundai Nexo fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) for its Brisbane police

Hyzon BLK Hydrogen bus Australia


AUSTRALIA’s first hydrogen fuel-cell-electric coach has hit Australian roads and is on display, following an official joint Hyzon-BLK Auto launch function in Brisbane, Queensland, recently. October 26, 2021 Hyzon partnered with leading bus and coach chassis builder BLK Auto to produce the 50-seat coach – made from Australian steel – which has a range of

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Why the NSW hydrogen strategy is ‘smarter’ in its $80 billion industry proposition

The New South Wales government at long last released its hydrogen strategy today. The wait, according to hydrogen expert Andrew Horvath, has been worthwhile. He described the strategy as clever in its approach to drawing longterm hydrogen investment into the state. “It’s a little bit different the way [NSW] looked at it,” he told pv

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How Europe’s carbon border tax will affect Australia

Europe plans to introduce a Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism in two years, requiring importers to pay a carbon price on steel, iron, aluminium, cement, electricity and fertiliser initially. Experts explain what the changes will mean for Australia’s export future, and just how little the legality debate matters. The European Commission tabled a proposal for the

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Australian scientists set out to use wastewater for green hydrogen electrolysis

Image: Siemens. Australia has the sun, the wind and the space to become one of the world’s green hydrogen export superpowers Australia has the sun, the wind and the space to become one of the world’s green hydrogen export superpowers in coming decades. However, the Sunburnt Country does have a dearth of one ingredient in

Twiggy Forrest’s green hydrogen ambitions

Twiggy Forrest’s green hydrogen ambitions will require renewables at 3x Australia’s total energy consumption

Twiggy Forrest’s green hydrogen ambitions Andrew ‘Twiggy’ Forrest, founder of Fortescue Metals was the keynote speaker at the Clean Energy Council’s ‘Infinite Australia’ webinar on Wednesday. In a campaign style speech, Andrew ‘Twiggy’ Forrest, founder of Fortescue Metals and one of Australia’s richest men, outlined his ambition of producing mammoth quantities of green hydrogen, a

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Hydrogen for Heavy Vehicles – Generate your own fuel!

Generate your own Hydrogen fuel Hydrogen has become the buzzword of 2021. Australia’s Federal Energy Minister, Angus Taylor, has said the Green Hydrogen industry will be a $10 billion per year market within the next 20-30 years. Australia is in a prime position to export clean, green hydrogen to maturing export markets like Japan, South

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Rostec begins hydrogen engine development for planes

UEC announced the launch of the hydrogen project with intentions for both ground and aviation applications. July 29, 2021 Thanks to  By Erin Kilgore  @ Hydrogen Fuel News The United Engine Corporation (UEC) of Rostec has announced the launch of a new program intended for the development of hydrogen engines to be used for planes as

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Fossil fuel subsidies labelled ‘reckless’ as renewables hit new highs

The Morrison Government’s continuing support of fossil fuels has been labelled “reckless” as new figures provided by the Climate Council show that renewable energy generation in the National Electricity Market rose to record highs in the first half of 2021. July 22, 2021 Thanks to David Carroll @ PV Magazine Renewables delivered more than 28%

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WA joins Zero Carbon Certification Scheme for hydrogen

Wednesday, 21 July 2021 – Thanks to Minister MacTiernan’s office McGowan Government signs onto the Smart Energy Council’s Zero Carbon Certification Scheme as a founding partner Scheme aims to accelerate development and deployment of renewable hydrogen, green ammonia and green metals The McGowan Government has become a founding member of the Smart Energy Council’s Zero

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Another carbon capture and storage failure

July 19, 2021 Thanks to PV Magazine and Climate Council Energy giant Chevron has failed to capture and store the carbon emissions it promised to at its Gorgon liquefied gas facility in Western Australia. “This admission from Chevron highlights once again that carbon capture and storage (CCS) in the fossil fuel sector is an expensive failure,”

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Hydrogen safety: busting the myth that hydrogen is more dangerous than gas

Hydrogen could be key to a carbon-free future, but is it safe? In spite of decades of mounting scientific research that shows using hydrogen (H2) power can be a safe, clean and sustainable option to help decarbonise our world, many people are still concerned about hydrogen safety. Mention “hydrogen fuel” or “hydrogen gas” to some,

‘Historic’ 50 GW renewable hydrogen hub proposed for WA

July 13, 2021 Thanks to Bella Peacock @ PV Magazine The proposed mega-project would be the world’s largest renewable hub if realised, with a massive 50 GW of solar and wind being used to produce either 3.5 million tonnes of green hydrogen or, alternatively, 20 million tonnes of green ammonia yearly. The $100 billion Western

Australia needs a Green Hydrogen target 

Australian Gas Network’s Hydrogen Park South Australia production facility is now online, delivering green hydrogen into its gas distribution network in Adelaide.

Hydrogen Powered Farming in Victoria

Can hydrogen bump diesel to power large-scale agriculture?

May 10, 2021 – Thanks to Natalie Filatoff @ PV Magazine Third-generation Wimmera-Mallee farmer Thomas Blair is expanding his fellow farmers’ horizons to cultivate green hydrogen. Energy Independent Farming is conducting a “study in the field” — to power broadacre operations using hydrogen. The aims of Energy Independent Farming (EIF), a partnership with broadacre agriculture

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Compressed green hydrogen ship for Aussie exports deemed ‘highly competitive’

March 2, 2021 – Thanks to Bella Peacock @ PV Magazine A scoping study has found Global Energy Ventures’ compressed hydrogen ship to be both technically feasible and ‘highly competitive’ to transport the hyped future fuel at distances that conveniently connect Australia to Southeast Asian markets. Describing itself as “delighted” with the study’s results, Global Energy