A commercial scale, carbon-dioxide-free hydrogen supply chain could be established between Queensland and Japan, with ENEOS Corporation – Japan’s largest petrol company – committing to a detailed study on the potential project.
The Queensland government is supporting a plan to export renewable energy and boost regional jobs with a proposal for a hydrogen export facility at the Port of Hay Point, south of Mackay.
The Queensland government has taken an important step towards establishing Queensland’s credentials as a leading generator of renewable energy jobs, in partnering with the Smart Energy Council’s Zero-Carbon Certification Scheme.
The Wandoan BESS project, Queensland’s largest battery, will be connected to the transmission network nearing completion at Wandoan, via Vena Energy and government-owned Powerlink. The Wandoan South Battery Energy Storage System project will deliver cheaper, cleaner and more reliable energy for Queenslanders, according to Minister for Energy, Renewables and Hydrogen Mick de Brenni. “Large-scale battery … Continue reading Wandoan BESS Project to be connected, in Queensland battery first
The Queensland government have announced an advanced simulation technology will be used to ensure the safe progression of the next generation of 130 metre superyachts through the Southport Spit. Deputy premier and minister for State Development Steven Miles announced the $65,485 simulation technology at the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show. “We have contributed $19,000 towards high-tech computer simulations to ensure the safety of large vessels on their way … Continue reading Simulation technology to determine superyacht safety in Southport
The Queensland government have proposed a Hybrid Power Project (NWQHPP) for the North West, which will generate new technology construction jobs in the Mount Isa region. The project will centre on building what could be Australia’s largest hybrid generator which will generate 50 megawatts of cleaner, cheaper energy. “The Queensland government is supportive of new clean energy innovation on the path … Continue reading Hybrid Power Project to create jobs in Mount Isa
The Queensland state government will trial five Hyundai NEXO hydrogen fuel cell vehicles (FCEVs), with hydrogen manufactured by BOC Australia. Minister for Energy, Renewables and Hydrogen and Minister for Public Works and Procurement, Mick de Brenni, said the three-year trial would help underpin the development of the state’s domestic hydrogen industry. “This trial will accelerate … Continue reading Qld government launches three-year trial of hydrogen vehicles
The Queensland government will invest an extra $15 million over seven years to establish a Defence Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Trusted Autonomous Systems. The funds, contained in the Palaszczuk government’s 2019 state budget, will see the creation of a national hub for high-tech drone design and manufacturing in Queensland, said state innovation minister Kate … Continue reading QLD Budget delivers funds for Defence research centre and TAFE facilities
A 3D printing company in Cairns and 19 other businesses will share in over $850,000 under the latest round of the Queensland Government’s Business Growth Fund. Minister for Training and Skills Development Shannon Fentiman announced Trinity Engineering Consulting received more than $9,000 to boost and grow their business. “We know that small business take a … Continue reading Cairns-based 3D printing company gets government funding boost