Queensland and Port of Rotterdam team up for hydrogen development


The Netherlands – Queensland and the Port of Rotterdam will collaborate on hydrogen export supply chain opportunities.

Minister for Energy, Renewables and Hydrogen Mick de Brenni signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands to collaborate on hydrogen development. By 2050, the Port of Rotterdam hopes to import up to 20 million tonnes of hydrogen, beginning with ammonia imports in 2025.

Energy solutions

“Queensland has the clean, green, reliable, affordable and sensible energy solutions you seek,” De Brenni said.

He outlined Queensland’s efforts to develop large-scale manufacturing that supports a resilient and long-term renewable energy supply chain.

“For example, our $2 billion Renewable Energy and Hydrogen Jobs Fund empowers Queensland’s interconnected and publicly owned energy corporations to partner with private sector projects and help satiate an increasingly hungry world hydrogen market.

“We also have three Queensland Renewable Energy Zones that allow us to coordinate our vast supply of renewable energy and open doors to rapidly develop our green hydrogen hubs,” De Brenni said.

Queensland will continue to set global standards for hydrogen as a new clean fuel that will power more jobs across a wider range of industries. Queensland will release a 10-year Energy Plan in the coming months. The Energy Plan will highlight Queensland’s ability to provide certainty for long-term investment decisions.