Australian Hydrogen Forum Stream

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

Peta Ashworth
Director, Liveris Academy for Innovation and Leadership
University of Queensland

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
How Origin is bringing the hydrogen supply chain to life
  • Assessing the long and short term viability of producing blue or green hydrogen
  • Defining the uses of hydrogen within Australia
  • Finding the best medium for exporting hydrogen
  • Connecting the supply chain to South East Asian buyers

Felicity Underhill
General Manager Future Fuels
Origin Energy

14:30
Afternoon tea in the expo hall
Hydrogen as a decarbonisation energy source - domestically and for export
15:00
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

15:25
partner presentation
15:45
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

16:10
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:

Peta Ashworth
Director, Liveris Academy for Innovation and Leadership
University of Queensland

Panellists:

Felicity Underhill
General Manager Future Fuels
Origin Energy

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

16:50
Closing remarks from the Chair
16:55
End of Australian Hydrogen Forum stream