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Origin eyes huge Townsville green hydrogen project, five big battery options

Australian energy utility Origin Energy has thrown its hat into the ring for the promising green hydrogen sector, flagging plans for a hug 300MW electrolyser in Townsville and production of more than 36,000 tonnes of green hydrogen a year for the export markets

Origin has also signalled its interest in building up to five big batteries, including at the site of Australia’s biggest coal generator, Eraring – which is due to close in 2032 – and at other sites including existing gas fired generators and a new solar farm in South Australia.

In its investor day presentation on Thursday, Origin says it is working with Japan’s Kawasaki Heavy Industries on the project in Townsville, and has already completed a feasibility study. It…

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