Fortescue to buy electrolysers, but where will they be made?

By Peter Roberts Fortescue plans to make a final investment decision in December on its ambitious plans for large scale hydrogen electrolysers to be sited at Incitec Pivot’s Gibson Island plant in Brisbane. The company issued a statement that US supplier Plug Power was preferred supplier for the proposed 550 MW (megawatt) PEM (proton-exchange membrane)…

$2 billion Hydrogen Headstart programme opens for business

The largest ever Commonwealth funding programme for renewable hydrogen, the $2 billion Hydrogen Headstart scheme, is now open for applications. The federal government’s Hydrogen Headstart program will help tap into the enormous global pipeline of private investment in hydrogen, hoping to attract investment from other locations. The United States’ $740 billion Inflation reduction Act and…

Hydrogen hopeful Hysata opens new factory, awarded over $23 million in project funding

University of Wollongong spinout business Hysata officially opened its new 8,000 square metre global headquarters and factory in Port Kembla and was awarded over $23 million in government support on Monday as it progresses its high-efficiency electrolyser towards commercialisation. The company, which closed a $42.5 million Series A round in August last year, said it…

H2Co Energy launched as hydrogen retailer

Green hydrogen producer Countrywide Hydrogen has revealed its hydrogen retailing strategy and launched its vehicle refuelling brand H2Co Energy. Countrywide, a subsidiary of listed green energy developer ReNu Energy, has previously announced its engineering supplier, Wood, had selected contractors and suppliers for its Tasmanian green hydrogen and green energy projects, ahead of a final investment…