Green hydrogen production key to Illawarra's green steel future

Connor Pearce
Updated June 6 2023 - 2:53pm, first published June 5 2023 - 5:04pm
BlueScope's steelworks in the Illawarra. Close proximity to renewable energy generation needed for green hydrogen will be key to the transition to green steel. Picture by Anna Warr
BlueScope's steelworks in the Illawarra. Close proximity to renewable energy generation needed for green hydrogen will be key to the transition to green steel. Picture by Anna Warr

Access to vast quantities of renewable energy will be key for the Illawarra to produce green steel, and areas where steelmaking hasn't occurred in the past but that are blessed with the potential for renewable energy could arise as competitors to the Illawarra's dominance of Australian steelmaking, new research has found.

Subscribe now for unlimited access.

or signup to continue reading

All articles from our website & app
The digital version of Today's Paper
Breaking news alerts direct to your inbox
Interactive Crosswords, Sudoku and Trivia
All articles from the other in your area
paypalmastercardvisa
Connor Pearce

Connor Pearce

Journalist at Illawarra Mercury

Get the latest Wollongong news in your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.

We care about the protection of your data. Read our Privacy Policy.