Hydrogen Renewables Australia and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners Announce Partnership on the Murchison Renewable Hydrogen Project

By November 16, 2020 2   min read  (330 words)

November 16, 2020 |

Hydrogen Renewables Australia and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners Announce Partnership

Hydrogen Renewables Australia (HRA) Pty Ltd is pleased to announce that it has agreed to partner with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) on its 5000 MW Murchison Renewable Hydrogen Project located near Kalbarri in the mid-west of Western Australia.

HRA’s Executive Chairman, Terry Kallis stated, “Our partnership with CIP will enable the Murchison Renewable Hydrogen Project to proceed with its planned development to assess the feasibility of producing competitive hydrogen exports for the Asian markets”

Michael Hannibal, Partner at CIP, stated, “CIP is pleased to be joining forces with Hydrogen Renewables Australia to develop the Murchison Renewable Project. A project that aims at exporting green hydrogen produced from solar PV and onshore wind to Asian energy importing countries. We believe Murchison represents the best-combined wind and solar resource in Australia and the project complements our existing activities in Australia”.

The Murchison Renewable Hydrogen Project is a large scale (up to 5000 MW), export-oriented green hydrogen project that is located on the 126,000 hectare Murchison House Station and will be powered by combined wind and solar power generation and utilize desalinated water. The project is aiming to provide large scale hydrogen export to the Asian markets – notably Japan and Korea.

More information can be found at www.hydrogenrenewablesaustralia.com

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners is a fund management company with more than EUR 12 billion under management. CIP is specializing in renewable energy infrastructure. CIP has investments in utility-scale renewable assets across North America, Western Europe, and the Asia Pacific. The team has a broad range of competencies within corporate finance, merger & acquisitions, engineering, construction, project development and project management. CIP was established in 2012 by senior executives with a proven track record from senior positions in the energy industry. Current investments include a wide range of energy infrastructure assets including offshore wind, onshore wind, offshore power transmission, biomass and energy-from-waste, and solar PV investments. More information can be found at www.cipartners.dk

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