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Mega-hydrogen plant in Southland by 2026?

Ian Llewellyn
Wed, 04 May 2022

Mega-hydrogen plant in Southland by 2026?
Could the southern hydro lakes (such as pictured Manapouri) make both hydrogen and aluminium? (Image: supplied)
Ian Llewellyn
Wed, 04 May 2022
Two of the country’s largest power companies remain gung ho about the prospect of building one of the world’s largest hydrogen production units in Southland and say they are close to announcing further progress.The chief executives of Meridian Energy, Neal Barclay, and Contact Energy, Mike Fuge, shared a stage at the H2 2 Zero summit conference in Wellington on Tuesday and said plans for the 600 megawatt Southern Green Hydrogen project (SGH) were nearing the point where partners would be announced.Barclay said they were “blue...

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