Whaleback Energy Park

August 6th, 2022

Whaleback Energy Park

A feasibility study is planned for a proposed (renewables-based) hydrogen project to be located on the west coast of Tasmania.

Main proponents:

Westcoast Renewable Energy

Main end-use classification:

Under evaluation


Under development

Estimated cost:


Other involvement:


Production details:

Under evaluation


Tasmania, Australia

Announced funding:

AUD$2 million – Federal Government funding support announced

Project description

In May 2022, it was announced that AUD$2 million was to be awarded to Westcoast Renewable Energy to support a feasibility study and early development costs. Hydrogen end-use options include supply for use in Tasmania, as well as export to mainland Australia and overseas markets.


This description is based on publicly available information as of July 2022.