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EnergyAustralia gives green light for Australia’s first net-zero hybrid power station – ABC News

The NSW and federal governments have contributed $83 million to the 300-megawatt plant on the edge of Lake Illawarra, south of Wollongong.

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EnergyAustralia has announced plans to build a new power station that will be capable of using hydrogen and natural gas.
Key points:

  • The gas power plant could begin using green hydrogen as early as 2025
  • EnergyAustralia plans to buy 200,000kg of green hydrogen a year equivalent to five per cent of the plant’s fuel use
  • The Illawarra project is expected to deliver a $300-million boost to the economy and support about 250 jobs during construction

The New South Wales and federal governments have contributed…

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