Queensland Solar Hydrogen Facility

September 23rd, 2020

Queensland Solar Hydrogen Facility

A planned large-scale solar farm and battery facility would supply energy to a hydrogen production facility at Gladstone for export purposes.

Main proponents:

Austrom Hydrogen

Main end-use classification:

Export potential


Under development

Estimated cost:


Other involvement:


Production details:

Hydrogen production – 200,000 tonnes per annum potential


Queensland, Australia

Announced funding:


Project description

Austrom Hydrogen have announced plans to develop a solar farm and battery facility near Callide, central Queensland, with a capacity of up to 3,600 megawatts (MW). The solar farm would supply renewable energy for a planned hydrogen production facility located at the Port of Gladstone for export of hydrogen.

Press reports indicate that the proponent has secured land in Callide with enough capacity to establish the solar farm.


This description is based on publicly available information as at August 2020.