Explore the future of hydrogen in the Hunter on March Kooragang tour
For those seeking to delve into the future of energy and understand the transformative potential of hydrogen in the Hunter region, an upcoming tour of Kooragang presents an invaluable opportunity to gain firsthand insights and contribute to the ongoing dialogue surrounding sustainable energy solutions.
Scheduled for Thursday, March 21, 2024, the Orica site tour- Kooragang Island event offers an unparalleled opportunity to witness firsthand the collaborative efforts between Orica and Origin Energy in pioneering the Hunter Valley Hydrogen Hub (HVHH).
The HVHH project aims to establish a groundbreaking hydrogen supply chain, demonstrating the region's potential as a leader in sustainable energy solutions. Attendees will learn about the project's objectives, progress, and anticipated impact on the energy landscape.
The itinerary for the event, organized by the Australian Institute of Energy (AIE), is comprehensive, beginning with a detailed presentation providing an overview of Orica's operations, including key site products and processes. Attendees will have the chance to engage in a robust question-and-answer session, gaining valuable insights into the company's endeavors and future plans.
Following the presentation, participants will receive a thorough safety briefing and be equipped with the necessary personal protective equipment (PPE) before embarking on a guided tour of the facility. Highlights of the tour include visits to the ammonia plant, nitric acid plants, ammonium nitrate plants, and the product dispatch facility.
In addition to the immersive experience of witnessing Kooragang Island's operations firsthand, participants will have the opportunity to engage in discussions and pose further questions during a follow-up session. Light refreshments will be provided, offering a relaxed setting for networking and dialogue among industry peers.
The tour is free for AIE members, with a nominal fee of $10 for members of the public. However, interested individuals are encouraged to register promptly due to limited availability.