Crystal Brook Hydrogen Superhub

LEAD DEVELOPER

Neoen Australia

PROJECT PARTNERS

N.A.

MAIN POLITICAL SPONSORS

South Australian Government

MAIN LOCATION

Crystal Brook, South Australia
(
Australia
)

OTHER LOCATIONS

No

Crystal Brook Hydrogen Superhub

Large-scale hydrogen production from Neoen hybrid renewables project.

PROJECT DETAILS

H2 PRODUCTION VOLUME

[T/day]:

25.00
VALUE CHAIN COVERAGE

PRIMARY ENERGY SOURCING

  • Electricity from solar PV
  • Electricity from onshore wind

H2 PRODUCTION

  • Water electrolysis with PEM electrolyser
  • Water electrolysis with ALK electrolyser

H2 STORAGE

    H2 TRANSPORT

      H2 DISTRIBUTION FOR MOBILITY

        END USES

        MOBILITY

        • Cars
        • Buses
        • Trucks
        • Forklifts
        • Trains
        • Ships

        ENERGY

        • Hydrogen supply to gas-fired power plants
        • Hydrogen supply for injection into gas grid

        INDUSTRIAL FEEDSTOCK

        • Supply to chemical industry (e.g. fertilizer production)
        • Supply to refineries
        • Supply to steel industry
        • Supply to other industries

        INVESTMENT VOLUME

        [M€]:

        370.00
        FUNDING

        PROJECT TIMELINE

        2014

        Start of project development

        Project finalisation

        2035


        CURRENT STATUS:

        High level plan on government level exists

        KEY SUCCESS FACTORS

        PROJECT DEVELOPMENT PHASE

        • Business model/business case development

        • Political backing and buy-in

        • Funding

        • Risk sharing mechanisms between project partners

        COMMERCIAL AND FINANCING PHASE

        • Securing public financial support (subsidy/grant)

        • Securing customer commitments to de-risk the financial model

        N.A.: Not available. This is possible due to two reasons: a) the Hydrogen Valley chose to not publicly display the data or b) the Hydrogen Valley did not answer the specific question in the associated survey.