Green ammonia exports from Orica's Kooragang Island plant could be the key to the Hunter's hydrogen economy

Matthew Kelly
By Matthew Kelly
Updated February 22 2022 - 8:03am, first published October 26 2021 - 6:00pm
Going green: Green ammonia production using hydrogen is likely to spearhead the Hunter's hydrogen economy.

The Hunter's existing export supply chain through the Port of Newcastle provides the ideal scaffold for the creation of a hydrogen economy, a new government-commissioned report has found.

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Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly

Journalist

Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.

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