– Woodside Energy strengthens Alliance efforts to advance the transition to clean hydrogen vehicles
– The Zero Carbon Alliance, a business-led consortium, champions hydrogen-powered mobility, investment and technology
ROCHESTER, NY and SYDNEY, June 25, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The Hyzon Zero Carbon Alliance, an initiative of leading companies working to accelerate hydrogen mobility around the world, added Woodside Energy to its new member.
Defended by Hyzon Motors Inc., one of the world’s leading suppliers of zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell utility vehicles, the Alliance brings together active participants across the hydrogen value chain, from production to technological development, from innovation to investment.
“Expanding the Alliance with another global leader active in the transition to zero emission transportation strengthens the ability of our members to identify and deliver real and cost effective solutions,” said Craig knight, CEO of Hyzon Motors, based in Rochester. “Woodside’s participation provides further proof of the Alliance’s importance as a platform for collaboration, development and – most importantly – action.”
By joining the Alliance, Woodside Energy, australia leading producer of natural gas, brings a deep commitment to the production and distribution of hydrogen. Woodside continues to develop a number of large scale hydrogen production projects and technologies as part of its mission to be the Company’s trusted energy partner.
Woodside’s membership will complement the expertise of existing Alliance members to drive scale, speed and collaboration within the hydrogen mobility sector, and bring the Alliance closer to achieving one of its main objectives – to reduce hydrogen costs by harnessing the power of strategic partnerships and a united industrial approach.
Woodside will join the current nine members of the Alliance, including Ark Energy (a subsidiary of Korea Zinc), Total, AXA, Bank of America, Hiringa Energy, Modern Group, NEOM, Raven SR and ReCarbon.
Wood Vice President of Technology Jason crusan said the company was delighted to be part of the Alliance, especially given its role in bringing together potential consumers and hydrogen suppliers. “Aligning Woodside as a key member of the Alliance is part of our ‘customer-driven’ principle that underpins our work on hydrogen,” he said. “Hydrogen has particular advantages in long-haul and heavy transport, making this market segment a key short-term use case. “
As a unique, demand-driven initiative, the Alliance aims to capitalize on its direct access to fleet operators around the world to create hydrogen ecosystems alongside vehicle deployments.
By aligning industry supply and demand, the Alliance is designed to overcome some of the biggest hurdles faced by the hydrogen industry to date, making zero-emission fleet operations a reality in the very near term. .
To learn more, visit hyzonalliance.com.
About the Hyzon Zero Carbon Alliance
The Hyzon Zero Carbon Alliance is a collaborative initiative that aims to drive scale, speed and cooperation while reducing hydrogen costs by harnessing the power of a united industrial approach. By bringing together the best players in the hydrogen value chain and supporting sectors, the Alliance provides a platform within which the industry can collaborate to develop hydrogen ecosystems and deliver mobility as a service. to hydrogen transport customers.
The Alliance specifically identifies and targets opportunities in priority regions of the world based on customer demand. In doing so, it supports the development of an increasingly extensive distribution infrastructure, and establishes models that result in replicable project deployment and allow greater volumes of hydrogen vehicles on the road for the purpose of accelerate the energy transition.
Woodside is Australia’s largest producer of natural gas, harnessing 6% of the world’s supply of liquefied natural gas in 2020. As part of its decarbonization efforts, it is exploring options for producing low-carbon energy, including hydrogen.
Woodside is the operator of the Bell Bay “H2TAS” renewable hydrogen project proposed for the Bell Bay Advanced Manufacturing Area. In January 2021, Woodside signed a memorandum of understanding with the government of Tasmania, as well as a term sheet with Tas Gas to explore the mixture of hydrogen in the Tasmanian gas network. It recently announced export potential to H2TAS, which it is exploring alongside its Japanese consortium partners, IHI Corporation and Marubeni Corporation.
It also explores the possibilities of hydrogen production in Western Australia, and internationally.
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