Friday 1st Jul, 2022

thyssenkrupp nucera opens office in Perth

Electrolysis specialist thyssenkrupp nucera has opened a new office in Perth, Australia, to support the company’s projects in the green hydrogen industry.

The facility will have sales and project execution capabilities. The company has also substantially increased order intake for multi gigawatt scale projects based on its 20 MW standard electrolyser module.

Australia has the potential to export up to 500,000 tonnes of hydrogen per year by 2030.

“Western Australia has many attributes that provide a strong competitive advantage in the growing global renewable hydrogen market with their combination of world-class renewable energy resources, vast land mass, established energy infrastructure and a history of exporting energy to international markets,” Managing Director of thyssenkrupp nucera Australia Johann Rinnhofer said.

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“After having worked successfully with our Australian customers for many years, this new focus on the hydrogen sphere of Australia with a base in Perth was a logical business decision.”

“Minerals, metals and renewable energy are essential ingredients to shape the new era. Australia also proves to be a reliable and stable partner with shared values and existing trade relationships with many countries.

“The world is ready for the energy transition, and we are ready to deliver the large-scale technology needed. With its outstanding hybrid wind and solar hydrogen production suitability, Australian sunshine will support many countries in their endeavour to switch to renewable energy.”

Australia is one of the world’s largest raw material and iron ore exporters, the world’s second largest thermal and metallurgical coal exporter and one of the world’s largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporters. It also a supplier of rare earth elements, battery minerals and metals vital to the manufacturing of high-tech products and the emerging energy transition industries.