QLD named WEF Advanced Manufacturing Hub

Queensland’s $20 billion manufacturing sector has achieved recognition by the World Economic Forum as an Advanced Manufacturing Hub. In a statement over the weekend, manufacturing minister Cameron Dick said this recognised the ingenuity and potential of Queensland’s sixth biggest sector, which was currently standing tall to address to Covid-19 pandemic. “We’re seeing distillers making sanitiser, plastics…

EOIs open for $70 m renewable hydrogen funding round

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency is accepting expressions of interest in its $70 million Renewable Hydrogen Deployment Funding Round. The round will support “two or more large scale renewable hydrogen projects, with electrolysers of a minimum of 5 MW capacity, with a preference for 10 MW or larger.” The electrolysers must be powered by renewable electricity. “With…