Hyzon to set up Australian HQ with RACV; Amber Grid joins hydrogen initiative

RACV has a purchase power agreement with Snowy Hydro, covering its Victoria sites.

Hyzon Motors, in conjunction with the RACV, has agreed to set up establish Australian Headquarters at their Noble Park location in Melbourne.

Under the agreement, the partnership will develop a purpose-built facility including corporate offices, showroom, assembly warehousing and workshop.

The partnership also includes the first order of hydrogen-powered vehicles for RACV-owned subsidiary Nationwide Group, the first order of such vehicles for a Towing company in Australia. These will be trialled by Nationwide Group on arrival, scheduled for the end of 2022.

Hyzon Motors is expected to deliver three locally manufactured Hyzon HyMax TT7 tilt-tray trucks and one of Hyzon’s fully imported HyMax prime movers to the Nationwide Group.

Amber Grid and the European Hydrogen Backbone

The Lithuanian gas transmission system operator Amber Grid has joined the largest hydrogen initiative in Europe, the European Hydrogen Backbone.

The initiative brings together 29 gas and energy infrastructure operators in 27 European states having a common vision – a single climate-neutral Europe. The initiative aims to make a significant contribution to developing a market for renewable resources and green and low-carbon hydrogen.

In 2022, this initiative is expected to focus on technological and economic assessments of hydrogen supply corridors and to promote regional cooperation between infrastructure operators in conducting this research.

Nemunas Biknius, CEO of Amber Grid, said, “In cooperation with other European operators, we will create a vision of a common European hydrogen network, which also involves Lithuania, taking over best practices and sharing the knowledge we have.”

Ethan Mandel

Ethan is the special correspondent for Europe covering the hydrogen industry for H2 Bulletin. Please click on the email icon to contact me via email or follow me on social media. I am reachable on Phone: 02081237815
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