Client: Woodside Energy Ltd
Premises: 135 Bell Bay Road, Bell Bay 7253
Activity: Chemical works
Class of Assessment: 2B
Assessment Commenced: 28/10/2020
Assessment Completed: 17/8/2021
Status: The proponent withdrew the proposal on 17/08/2021
The proposal involves the development of a 10 megawatt (MW) electrolyser for the production of up to 4.5 tonnes of hydrogen per day (1,600 tonnes per year).
Water used for the production of hydrogen will be treated onsite via a reverse osmosis plant prior to use by the electrolyser. Wastewater generated by the process will be recycled where possible, with a residual wastewater stream released to stormwater, dependant on catchment modelling and water quality.
Hydrogen gas will be stored onsite in volumes of up to 2,000 kg, before being transported off site. The proposal will also involve the establishment of supporting infrastructure such as a warehouse, administration building, switch room and internal roading.