Plans unveiled for North Queensland’s first renewable hydrogen facility

Sun Metals Zinc Refinery will build North Queensland’s first renewable hydrogen facility after securing a $5m Queensland Government grant.

To be located at Sun Metals’ zinc processing plant in Townsville, the project will go ahead after being offered a grant from the $15m Hydrogen Industry Development Fund.

“Hydrogen has huge potential to pump millions of dollars into our economy and create jobs for workers in Townsville,” State Development Minister Kate Jones said.

Sun Metals’ CEO Kiwon Park said the first phase of the hydrogen project will only be the beginning of developing a substantial renewables hydrogen industry based in Townsville.

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