Townsville, Australia to develop green hydrogen hub

Townsville is aiming to take advantage of the Albanese Government’s $70m (€45m) funding to support the development of a hydrogen hub in Australia.

The region’s port facilities, workforce capacity and proximity to Asian trading partners make Townsville an ideal location for a green hydrogen hub.

It would also create jobs, support Australia’s transition to a clean energy economy and encourage decarbonisation in sectors like transport, which the government is also investing $89.5m (€58m) to build hydrogen refuelling stations along Australia’s busiest freight routes.

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