Woodside and Fortescue vie for Southland green hydrogen project

Pattrick Smellie
Mon, 20 Jun 2022

Woodside and Fortescue vie for Southland green hydrogen project
Southland's has huge untapped renewable energy potential, say green hydrogen backers. (Image: Getty)
Pattrick Smellie
Mon, 20 Jun 2022
Plans for industrial-scale green hydrogen production in Southland are a step closer with the shortlisting of two of Australia’s largest energy and mining companies as lead developers for the project.Woodside Energy and the future industries arm of Fortescue Metals were named today as entering final stage negotiations with Southern Green Hydrogen, a project jointly supported by NZX-listed Meridian Energy and Contact Energy.A decision between the two is scheduled by the end of August, with the potential for a plant making ammonia using larg...

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