Project

Central Queensland Hydrogen Project

PROJECT STATUS
Detailed Planning
Central Queensland Hydrogen Project

The Central Queensland Hydrogen project is a proposed renewable hydrogen production and export facility, to be built on a 236-hectare site in Aldoga, 20 kilometres west of Gladstone. The site is close to the proposed Central Queensland Renewable Energy Zone.

The project is expected to be delivered in stages, with production targeted to reach 280,000 tonnes per annum by 2030, using three gigawatts (GW) of electrolyser capacity.

The project will be jointly developed by Queensland Government-owned Stanwell Corporation and Iwatani Corporation.

Key Dates

Nov 2020 Project Announcement
Dec 2021 Expected Construction Commencement

Procurement

Procuring Agency: Stanwell Corporation and Iwatani Corporation

PROJECT HISTORY

Nov 2020 Stanwell Corporation announced its partnership with Iwatani Corporation to progress planning on a new hydrogen export facility in Gladstone. This followed the completion of a $4.5 million feasibility study, towards which the Australian Renewable Energy Agency provided $900,000.
Jun 2021 A 236-hectare site in Aldoga, 20 kilometres west of Gladstone, was secured for the project.
Sector
Energy
Procurement approach
Unconfirmed |
Location
Queensland |
Resources
Project pages
CSIRO