Toyota launches hydrogen production and refueling facility in Australia

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Toyota Australia President and CEO Matthew Callachor said the Toyota Hydrogen Center was built to showcase the benefits of hydrogen fuel cell technology as part of its commitment to developing sustainable technologies for future mobility and energy needs.

Mitsubishi Fuso to deliver 20 eCanter trucks to Australia Post

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Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation will deliver 20 units of the all-electric eCanter truck to the Australia Post fleet. In October, Australia Post will become the first local customer to integrate the electric light-duty truck into its daily operations.

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bp selects Honeywell’s Ecofining technology for new diesel and sustainable aviation fuels project in Australia

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bp is undergoing pre-feed engineering for its proposed diesel and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) project in Western Australia. The refinery provided fuels for Western Australia for 65 years. Australia Aviation & Aerospace Bio-hydrocarbons Diesel Fuels

H2OzBus project to deploy 100 fuel cell buses across Australia

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The partners have signed a memorandum of understanding as a further step in evaluating and demonstrating the concept of hydrogen fuel cell electric buses for use in public bus transport in Australia. The consortium will collaborate on a project to further investigate deploying an initial 100 hydrogen fuel cell electric buses in cities across Australia in Phase 1, with the intention to use this as a seed for more widespread roll-out. Australia Bus Fuel Cells Hydrogen

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Australia’s ARENA opens $70M hydrogen deployment funding round

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On behalf of the Australian Government, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has opened the $70-million Renewable Hydrogen Deployment Funding Round to help fast track the development of renewable hydrogen in Australia. As announced in November last year, the funding round is expected to play a significant role in supporting commercial-scale deployments of renewable hydrogen in Australia and facilitate cost reductions in production in order to achieve the goal of ‘H2 under $2’.

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Mineral Resources boosting lithium production from W Australia mines

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Mineral Resources Limited is a Perth-based mining services provider, with a particular focus on the iron ore and hard-rock lithium sectors in Western Australia.

GEV signs MOU with the HyEnergy project to study green hydrogen exports from Australia

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Province and Total Eren signed a binding MOU in April 2021 to undertake a feasibility study in view of potentially developing a major green hydrogen project to be located in the Shire of Carnarvon, in the Gascoyne region, in Western Australia.

Australia’s Jemena to supply green hydrogen to Hyundai from 2021; Green Gas project

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Leading Australian energy infrastructure company Jemena has signed a new deal to supply Australia’s emerging zero emission vehicle industry with renewably generated green hydrogen. Jemena has committed, through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Hyundai Australia and Coregas, to produce and deliver hydrogen gas to Hyundai’s Macquarie Park headquarters from early 2021. In Australia, there is one permanent refueling station—at Hyundai’s Macquarie Park showroom in Sydney.

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Australia’s IGO to take 25% of Greenbushes lithium mine and 49% in Li processing plant; $1.4B deal

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Greenbushes is located in Western Australia and is currently the largest hard-rock lithium mine in the world. Australia Batteries Market Background Materials Mining

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Western Australia to invest $22M to accelerate renewable hydrogen future

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The Western Australia Government of Premier Mark McGowan will bring forward the Western Australian Renewable Hydrogen Strategy targets by a decade and invest $22 million to develop hydrogen supply, meet growing demand for the clean fuel and create jobs. million to an Australia-first renewable energy microgrid in the Gascoyne town of Denham, using a new solar power system to produce hydrogen from water. Australia Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Hydrogen Storage Market Background

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Australia unveiled its new EV policy

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Australia unveiled its new EV policy. Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced the federal government’s new electric vehicle strategy to encourage people to buy electric vehicles. Read further to know more about Australia new EV policy. .

VivoPower to collaborate with Toyota Australia to electrify Land Cruiser 70 Series

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VivoPower International has entered into a binding Letter of Intent with Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited to create a program for the electrification of Toyota Land Cruiser vehicles using conversion kits designed and manufactured by VivoPower’s wholly-owned electric vehicle subsidiary, Tembo e-LV B.V. While the MSA is still to be finalized, the LOI is a binding agreement between VivoPower and Toyota Australia to begin collaboration on Land Cruiser electrification efforts.

Toyota Australia and BHP piloting converted electric LandCruiser

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Toyota Australia has partnered with BHP to trial a battery electric (BEV) LandCruiser 70 Series at a WA mine site. The trial will take place at a BHP Nickel West mine in Western Australia. —Edgar Basto, President, Minerals Australia, BHP.

Wärtsilä energy storage solution to support the decarbonization of mining operations in Australia

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MWh energy storage system to Zenith Energy, an Independent Power Producer (IPP) in Australia. Zenith sells the electrical power it produces to some of the world’s largest mining companies with operations in Australia. Australia Batteries MiningThe technology group Wärtsilä will supply a 9.2 MW / 8.7

Germany and Australia to establish alliance on green hydrogen supply chain

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German Federal Minister of Economics Peter Altmaier and Federal Minister of Research Anja Karliczek, together with their Australian counterpart, Energy Minister Angus Taylor, have signed a letter of intent to establish a “Germany Australia Hydrogen Accord” to facilitate a green hydrogen supply chain between the countries. Australia is ready to provide substantial financial support for this collaboration. Production of H 2 on an industrial scale in Australia using German technology.

2022 Tesla Model Y price in Australia leaked: report

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The 2022 Tesla Model Y’s prices in Australia were reportedly released to corporate and industry customers recently. According to Chasing Cars , the 2022 Tesla Model Y will start at AUD$67,990 (USD$51,536.74) for the single-motor RWD variant, before on-road costs in Australia.

Fortescue and ATCO to explore the deployment of hydrogen vehicle fueling infrastructure in W Australia; renewable H2

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Fortescue Metals Group and ATCO Australia have signed an agreement to explore the deployment of hydrogen vehicle fueling infrastructure in Western Australia. Australia Fuel Cells Fuels Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Sustainability

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ULEMCo signs MoU with ENGV Pty Ltd to open the market for hydrogen conversions in Australia

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UK-based ULEMCo signed an exclusive MoU with ENGV Pty Ltd to collaborate on developing a market for its hydrogen dual fuel technology in Australia. The existing diesel fleet replacement cycle in Australia is generally between 7-20 years.

Australia, which won COP26’s booby prize, greenlights offshore wind

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Australia has the world’s highest uptake of rooftop solar, but it also has a huge dependency on coal. more… The post Australia, which won COP26’s booby prize, greenlights offshore wind appeared first on Electrek.

Bustech selects Proterra as battery technology supplier for new electric transit bus in Australia

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Australia-based Bustech and Proterra announced a new collaboration to manufacture Bustech’s all-electric ZDi 12.5-meter transit bus utilizing Proterra’s battery technology platform. Proterra battery packs incorporate features such as liquid cooling with an active thermal management system that will ensure optimal charging and maximize battery life by maintaining a constant battery temperature in Australia’s demanding climate. Australia Batteries Bus Electric (Battery

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W Australia to host $135M national battery research hub: Future Battery Industries CRC

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Western Australia will host a national consortium to position Australia as a global leader in the manufacture and supply of batteries after a A$135-million (US$96.4-million) industry-backed research hub was supported by the Federal Government. The Western Australian State Government seeded the bid with a combined $6 million in provisional funding to support to establishment of the Future Battery Industries CRC in Perth, Western Australia. Australia Batteries

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CSIRO identifies five key opportunities for hydrogen industry growth in Australia

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A report from the Australian national science agency CSIRO has mapped the critical research steps Australia must take to realize a potential 7,600 jobs and $11 billion a year by 2050 from the burgeoning hydrogen industry. Steps to translate Australia’s strong hydrogen research capability into a key pillar of the nation’s energy and export profile are laid out in Hydrogen Research Development & Demonstration (RD&D): Priorities and Opportunities for Australia.

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CSIRO roadmap finds hydrogen industry set for scale-up in Australia

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An economically-sustainable hydrogen industry in Australia could soon be on the cards according to a blueprint released by CSIRO, the national science agency, which found that cost-competitiveness is firmly on the horizon. Hydrogen presents a new export opportunity for Australia and could also play a significant role in enabling the further uptake of renewable energy. Ammonia Australia Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Hydrogen Storage

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Lithium Australia produces LFP cathode material and Li-ion batteries from mine waste

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Lithium Australia NL reported that its wholly owned subsidiary VSPC Ltd has successfully produced Li-ion battery cathode material, and Li-ion batteries (LIBs), from tri-lithium phosphate produced directly from mine waste using the SiLeach process. Australia Batteries Sustainability

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Mitsubishi Fuso to Deliver 20 eCanter Trucks to Australia Post

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The post Mitsubishi Fuso to Deliver 20 eCanter Trucks to Australia Post appeared first on EV Obsession.

Tesla expands its virtual power plant to new regions in Australia

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Tesla announced the expansion of its virtual power plant (VPP) powered by its Powerwall to several new states and regions in Australia. The post Tesla expands its virtual power plant to new regions in Australia appeared first on Electrek.

Tesla (TSLA) secures lithium supply from upcoming mine in Australia

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Tesla (TSLA) has signed a contract to secure lithium supply from an upcoming mine in Australia developed by Liontown. more… The post Tesla (TSLA) secures lithium supply from upcoming mine in Australia appeared first on Electrek.

Alcoa to restart curtailed aluminum smelting capacity at Portland Aluminium in Australia

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Alcoa Corporation announced that the Portland Aluminium joint venture plans to restart 35,000 metric tons per year (mtpy) of curtailed capacity at its aluminum smelter in the State of Victoria in Australia. Portland Aluminium is an unincorporated joint venture included Alcoa of Australia Limited (55%), CITIC Nominees Pty Ltd (22.5%), and Marubeni Aluminium Australia Pty Ltd (22.5%). Alcoa of Australia Limited is owned by Alcoa Corporation (60%) and Alumina Limited (40%).

ENEOS begins joint study with Origin on Japan-Australia green hydrogen supply chain; MCH as transport medium

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ENEOS Corporation and Origin Energy signed a memorandum of understanding to conduct a study on a potential business collaboration for the development of a CO 2 -free hydrogen supply chain between Japan and Australia.

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RWE and H2U partner to develop global hydrogen trading between Australia and Germany

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RWE Supply & Trading and Australian hydrogen project developer The Hydrogen Utility Pty Ltd (H2U) have joined forces to develop hydrogen trading between Australia and Germany. Together, they aim to bring green hydrogen produced in Australia to Europe. H2U develops several hydrogen projects in Australia and New Zealand such as the Eyre Peninsula Gateway Project. RWE is also constructing renewable energy plants in Australia.

ReGenEV — Bringing Charging to Apartment Dwellers in Australia

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The post ReGenEV — Bringing Charging to Apartment Dwellers in Australia appeared first on EV Obsession. By Arran Blomfield ReGenEV has been operating for around a year now, we starting knocking doors down, ringing, emailing, and a slight bit of advertising in the early days.

Australia has no offshore wind power, but that’s about to change

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Australia is about to get its first offshore wind farms. more… The post Australia has no offshore wind power, but that’s about to change appeared first on Electrek.

Why Australia’s largest coal-fired plant will close seven years early

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Australia’s largest coal-fired power plant will close seven years earlier than originally planned. more… The post Why Australia’s largest coal-fired plant will close seven years early appeared first on Electrek.

Tesla announces expansion of its biggest virtual power plant in Australia

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Tesla announced today that it is expanding its biggest virtual power plant in Australia to Victoria through its new “Tesla Energy Plan.” ” more… The post Tesla announces expansion of its biggest virtual power plant in Australia appeared first on Electrek.

Lithium Australia finalizes acquisition of VSPC for Li-ion cathodel materials

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Lithium Australia (LIT) has finalized its acquisition of advanced cathode material production technology, acquiring 99.7% The plant incorporates Australia’s most advanced LIB laboratory/testing facility and equipment for cathode coating and battery-cell production. Australia Batteries Manufacturing Materialsof the equity in Brisbane-based Very Small Particle Company (VSPC).

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First Qantas US-Australia biofuel flight; Carinata feedstock, Honeywell process

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Qantas made the world’s first dedicated biofuel flight between the United States and Australia, Qantas QF96 from Los Angeles to Melbourne (a Boeing Dreamliner 787-9), over the weekend. It is water-efficient and The University of Queensland field trials in Gatton, Queensland, and in Bordertown, South Australia, have demonstrated it should do very well in the Australian climate. In 2012 Qantas and Jetstar operated Australia’s first biofuel trial flights.

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Tesla is making Australia’s largest Virtual Power Plant even bigger

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Tesla has announced that it will be expanding its virtual power plant in Australia to New South Wales, southeast Queensland, and the Australian Capital Territory with the Tesla Energy Plan. Tesla Energy launched its Tesla Energy Plan in South Australia in 2019 for Powerwall 2 owners.

Tesla Megapack caught on in fire at giant battery project in Australia

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A Tesla Megapack part of a giant battery project in Victoria, Australia has caught on fire – creating a blaze that’s almost impossible to control. more… The post Tesla Megapack caught on in fire at giant battery project in Australia appeared first on Electrek.

Tesla Megapack-powered big battery in Victoria, Australia is up and running

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Neoen’s Victoria Big Battery (VBB), powered by Tesla’s Megapacks, has gone live and is ready for the summer in Australia. The Victorian Big Battery was scheduled to start operations for Australia’s summer, which is from December to February.

Western Australia plans to build world’s largest clean energy hub

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A site the size of greater Sydney may host a $100 billion project to convert wind and solar into green hydrogen in Western Australia. more… The post Western Australia plans to build world’s largest clean energy hub appeared first on Electrek.

Tritium launches Fast Cities Network charging initiative; Australia’s largest fast charging network for EVs

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Brisbane, Australia-based Tritium, developer of the Veefil Electric Vehicle (EV) Fast Charger, has launched a Fast Cities Network initiative to establish Australia’s largest fast-charging network in Australia and the first in Eastern Australia. Australia, ahead of the world in so many areas, is lagging behind as a nation in the uptake of electric vehicles, which have been shown to make an enormous contribution to creating cleaner, healthier cities.

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ARENA announces $1.5M to fund green hydrogen innovation hub in Western Australia; ATCO hydrogen microgrid

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million toward the funding of Australia’s first green hydrogen innovation hub at Jandakot in Western Australia. The project will also build upon ATCO’s distributed energy hybrid energy system trial called GasSola which includes the installation of rooftop solar with battery storage and standby natural gas generation for nine residential sites in Western Australia’s south west. Australia Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Power-to-Gas

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ARENA announces $1.5M to fund green hydrogen innovation hub in Western Australia; ATCO hydrogen microgrid

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million toward the funding of Australia’s first green hydrogen innovation hub at Jandakot in Western Australia. The project will also build upon ATCO’s distributed energy hybrid energy system trial called GasSola which includes the installation of rooftop solar with battery storage and standby natural gas generation for nine residential sites in Western Australia’s south west. Australia Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Power-to-Gas

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