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H2-Hub Gladstone

H2-HubTM Gladstone

Project overview*

EIS statusEIS active
Description An industrial-scale green hydrogen and ammonia production complex at Yarwun in the Gladstone State Development Area to be built in stages with a total capacity of up to 3 GW of electrolysis plant and up to 5,000 tonnes of green ammonia production per day.
Proponent The Hydrogen Utility Pty Ltd
Location/s Approximately 8-10 km north-west of Gladstone. Map
Local government/s Gladstone Regional Council
Investment $4.7 billion
Key features
  • Production precinct - an industrial complex for the production of green hydrogen and ammonia located at Yarwun in the Gladstone State Development Area
  • Export precinct - co-located with existing ammonia storage and import facilities at Fisherman’s Landing Wharf at the Port of Gladstone
  • Product and logistics infrastructure corridor - linking production and export precincts
Construction start date 2023
Jobs
  • 550 (construction)
  • 140 (operational)

* Project information supplied by proponent and subject to change.

Environmental impact statement (EIS) process

DateActivity
CurrentlyDraft terms of reference for EIS and comments being assessed.
13 August 2022 to 13 September 2022 Draft terms of reference (PDF icon 360KB) for EIS public consultation.
11 April 2022 Gazettal ( 254.3 KB) of 'coordinated project' declaration.
25 March 2022 Commonwealth Minister for the Environment decided the project is a ‘controlled actionMore information

A project that has the potential to have a significant impact on matters of national environmental significance is called a ‘controlled action’ and requires assessment and approval under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth).

15 September 2021 Application, including initial advice statement ( 7.1 MB), submitted.

Media releases

Hydrogen and mining industry heavy weights making moves in CQ (12 April 2022)

Further information

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Last updated: 13 Sep 2022