Australian Hydrogen Forum Stream

Pathways to viable large scale hydrogen use
13:50
Opening remarks from the Chair

Royce De Sousa
Director
Eastern Energy Buyers

13:55
Reshaping energy policy to position Queensland as a ‘renewables powerhouse’ (pre-recorded address)

The Hon Mick De Brenni
Minister for Energy, Renewables and Hydrogen and Minister for Public Works and Procurement
Queensland Government

14:05
Exploring the potential for commercially viable at-scale hydrogen in Australia

Craig de Laine
Executive General Manager Customer and Strategy
Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG)

14:35
Supporting the energy market transition: building a green hydrogen export powerhouse
  • Collaborating with key partners to drive down the cost of hydrogen technologies and support the development of the industry
  • Identifying the key factors for optimal location of large-scale green hydrogen facilities (renewable energy resources, available land and water, port infrastructure)
  • Moving towards commercial feasibility – studies and front-end design
  • Growing a hydrogen export industry from scratch - proximity to key export markets

Stephen Quilter
Executive General Manager Commercial Strategy & Energy Futures
Stanwell

15:05
Afternoon tea in the expo hall
Hydrogen as a decarbonisation energy source - domestically and for export
15:35
Fast-tracking a new industry: renewable hydrogen and ammonia in the Pilbara
  • The roadmap to establishing an industry value chain - delivering a new export industry on a 10 year timetable
  • Brownfields development as a catalyst for greenfields
  • Renewable power to hydrogen and ammonia and renewable chemical production
  • Serving local and export markets with renewable fuel for power generation and shipping

Luke Blackbourn
Manager, Government & External Relations
Yara International

16:05
PANEL DISCUSSION: What is hydrogen’s place in the Australian energy system?
  • Can Australia take advantage of its unique position to become a hydrogen powerhouse for the rest of the world?
  • How do we overcome the lack of infrastructure and higher costs of hydrogen?
  • Is hydrogen’s role limited to decarbonising industries and applications that cannot be electrified?
  • Is the idea of large-scale hydrogen production by 2030 realistic?

Moderator:

Whitney Merchant
Partner
BCG

Panellists:

Stephen Quilter
Executive General Manager Commercial Strategy & Energy Futures
Stanwell

Jeremy Stone
Non-Executive Director & Advisor
J-Power Latrobe Valley

Benjy Lee
Independent Energy Consultant

Craig de Laine
Executive General Manager Customer and Strategy
Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG)

16:45
Closing remarks from the Chair
16:50
End of Australian Hydrogen Forum stream