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Iberdrola to invest more than €1.1B to build a green hydrogen and methanol plant in Australia; Bell Bay Powerfuels

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Iberdrola Australia and Australia-based hydrogen developer ABEL Energy will build a green hydrogen and green methanol production plant at Bell Bay in northern Tasmania (Australia). Australia Electrofuels Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Market Background Methanol

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PepsiCo Australia partners with Pure Hydrogen to trial a hydrogen-powered prime mover

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Australia-based Pure Hydrogen Corporation has entered an arrangement with PepsiCo Australia to trial a hydrogen-fueled prime mover at one of PepsiCo’s manufacturing sites in the City of Brisbane. Australia Heavy-duty Hydrogen Market Background Trials

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Two Foton Mobility Hydrogen City buses arrive for Transit Systems Australia

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Foton Mobility and Transit Systems Australia announced the arrival of two hydrogen fuel cell buses. Foton Mobility Australia is the sole distributor of Foton New Energy vehicles in Australia. Australia Bus China Engines Fuel Cells Hydrogen

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Australia forecasts lithium export earnings of $16B in 2022-23, up from $5B in 2021-22

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Australia’s Department of Industry, Science and Resources released the December 2022 edition of the Resources and Energy Quarterly (REQ). This will make lithium Australia’s sixth-largest resource and energy commodity export. Australia is the largest lithium exporter in the world, accounting for 46% of the world’s lithium production in 2021. In 2022–23 Australia’s export earnings are forecast to more than triple — from $4.9

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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.

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Shenge signs offtake MoU for ~60% of Australia-based rare-earth miner VHM’s production from Goschen

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of another Australia-based rare-earth developer, Peak Rare Earths, and signed a non-binding MOU covering concentrate offtake and strategic co-operation in support of the development of the Ngualla Project. Australia Electric (Battery) Market Background Materials Mining Motors

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SK On takes 10% stake in Australia’s Lake Resources; battery-grade lithium supply deal

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SK On, a global electric vehicle (EV) battery manufacturer, signed a lithium supply deal with Australia’s Lake Resources ( earlier post ), a move that will further strengthen its key battery materials supply chain in response to robust business growth and geopolitical risks.

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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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Transit Systems adding two Australia-built hydrogen buses to Victoria’s Zero-Emission Bus Trial

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Transit Systems VIC, part of Kelsian Group, Australia’s largest integrated marine, tourism and transport company, is adding two Australian-built hydrogen fuel cell buses to the fleet as part of the Victorian Government’s three-year Zero Emissions Bus Trial. Australia Bus Fuel Cells Hydrogen

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Tesla opens its Supercharger to non-Tesla EVs in Australia

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Tesla continues the gradual opening of its Supercharger network to non-Tesla electric vehicles – now with a few stations in Australia. more… The post Tesla opens its Supercharger to non-Tesla EVs in Australia appeared first on Electrek.

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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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Stellantis signs binding agreement with Element 25 for manganese sulphate supply for EV batteries; sourced in Australia, processed in US

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Stellantis and Australia-based Element 25 signed a binding agreement for Element 25 to supply battery-grade, high-purity manganese sulphate monohydrate (HPMSM) to Stellantis for use in electric vehicle (EV) battery packs.

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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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Qantas and Airbus to invest US$200M to establish SAF industry in Australia

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The Qantas Group and Airbus recently announced they will invest up to US$200 million to accelerate the establishment of a sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) industry in Australia. Due to the lack of a local commercial-scale SAF industry, Australia is currently exporting millions of tonnes of feedstock such as canola and animal tallow every year to be made into SAF in other countries. Australia Aviation & Aerospace Bio-hydrocarbons Fuels Manufacturing Market Background

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Woodside, 6 Japanese partners to conduct feasibility study on lower-emissions ammonia supply chain from Australia to Japan

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signed a joint research agreement under which they will jointly conduct a feasibility study (Phase 2) on the establishment of a lower-emissions fuel ammonia supply chain from Australia to Japan. Ammonia Australia Japan Market Background

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First KemPower fast chargers to go live in Australia

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First installed Kempower DC fast charger in Australia spotted in Tasmania. The post First KemPower fast chargers to go live in Australia appeared first on The Driven. Charging EV News

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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. .

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HIF Global begins approval process for its first eFuels manufacturing facility in Australia; third globally

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E-fuels company HIF (Highly Innovative Fuels) Global has begun the development of Australia’s first large-scale, carbon-neutral eFuels production facility in Tasmania. Australia represents our third decarbonization hub around the world. Australia has exceptional renewable energy resources that can be transformed into liquid fuels and used in existing engines. Australia Electrofuels Fuels Market Background Power-to-Gas

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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

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Volvo receives record order for electric trucks in Australia

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The shift to sustainable truck transport is happening in many parts of the world, including Australia, where sales of electric trucks are starting to pick up.

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CSIRO report highlights potential for Australia in critical energy minerals with full energy value chain

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CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, has released a report that outlines the significant potential for Australia to reshape its mining sector to capitalize on its rich critical materials resources and turn them into high purity materials and products through refining and manufacturing.

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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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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.

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Study finds EVs can handle distances in remote and regional Australia

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Electric vehicles can handle the distances required to travel to essential services in remote and regional Australia, a new study from The Australian National University (ANU) has shown. the adoption of EVs in Australia has been slow by international standards, and what policies do exist tend to focus on incentivising uptake among urban residents with the means to afford new technologies, potentially leaving remote communities in the ‘too hard basket’.

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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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Mazda unplugs CX-90 PHEV for Australia, for now

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Mazda’s new three-row SUV, the premium-buyer-focused CX-90, will land in Australia without a plug-in hybrid option, with the brand instead opting for a pair of six-cylinder engines – one petrol and one diesel – instead of the Mazda CX-90 PHEV, at launch.

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Tesla EV fleet jumps by 10% in South Australia

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Tesla sales ticked up in state of South Australia during August 2022, including 26 new Model Ys. The post Tesla EV fleet jumps by 10% in South Australia appeared first on The Driven. Electric Cars EV News EV Sales EV sales south australia Tesla

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Finnish company Kempower chosen for Australia’s longest EV charging network

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Modular, dual outlet EV chargers from Finnish Kempower will be installed on the Western Australia EV charging network. The post Finnish company Kempower chosen for Australia’s longest EV charging network appeared first on The Driven.

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BP unveils its first fast-charging station in Australia

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First BP Pulse fast-charger goes online in Melbourne's outskirts, heralding its entry into the EV space in Australia. The post BP unveils its first fast-charging station in Australia appeared first on The Driven.

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CATL showcases energy storage products in Australia

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CATL is showcasing its products in Australia including EnerOne, an outdoor energy storage cabinet, and EnerC, a containerized liquid-cooled energy storage system. The post CATL showcases energy storage products in Australia appeared first on CnEVPost.

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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.

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Australia’s SEA in $1 billion deal to electrify 8,500 Hilux and Landcruisers for miners

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Australia's SEA says deal to convert 8,500 Toyota Hilux and Landcruiser vehicles to fully electric in Australia is the biggest of its type in the world. The post Australia’s SEA in $1 billion deal to electrify 8,500 Hilux and Landcruisers for miners appeared first on The Driven.

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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.

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Another Chinese electric ute due to be launched in Australia

The Driven EV News

The post Another Chinese electric ute due to be launched in Australia appeared first on The Driven. Another Chinese auto maker is planning to bring an electric ute to the Australian market. EV News

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Australia officially launches its offshore wind industry

Electrek

Australia’s federal government has declared its first offshore wind farm zone. The post Australia officially launches its offshore wind industry appeared first on Electrek. It’s off Victoria’s south coast, in the southeastern region of the country. more….

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Bowen hints Australia could kickstart local EV manufacturing

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Minister for climate change and energy Chris Bowen hints that Australia will pave the way for domestic electric vehicle and battery manufacturing. The post Bowen hints Australia could kickstart local EV manufacturing appeared first on The Driven.

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BYD Seal all electric-sedan spotted in Australia ahead of local launch

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BYD's much anticipated all electric sedan, the Seal, spotted in Australia ahead of likely local launch. The post BYD Seal all electric-sedan spotted in Australia ahead of local launch appeared first on The Driven.

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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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Australia’s 10 best selling electric car models in November

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Model Y takes the lead in Australia EV car sales, while BYD grabs second spot and Volvo shows strong growth with C40. The post Australia’s 10 best selling electric car models in November appeared first on The Driven.

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“Buying an EV in Australia is like winning the lottery”

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Electric Vehicle Council CEO Behyad Jafari says it is so hard to buy an electric vehicle in Australia that it is akin to winning the lottery. The post “Buying an EV in Australia is like winning the lottery” appeared first on The Driven.

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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.

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Australia is failing on electric vehicles. California shows it’s possible to pick up the pace

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In Australia, EV uptake is one eighth the rate of California. The post Australia is failing on electric vehicles. Electric Cars EV News Policy Australia California EV policy ev uptake TeslaHere's why local concerns about the EV transition are outdated.