Shire of Carnarvon Celebrates Selection as Home for HyEnergy® Project.

Published on Thursday, 23 November 2023 at 10:14:21 AM

The Shire of Carnarvon is excited to be selected as the designated location for the groundbreaking HyEnergy® Project, a venture set to revolutionize the green energy landscape in Western Australia. 

Aligning with the Carnarvon Community Strategic Plan this project compliments the community’s vision. This project aligns with Carnarvon's unique geographical advantages making it an ideal site for the HyEnergy® Project.   

The HyEnergy Project will comprise of two stages: 

Stage 1.  

Town Common area to the north of the Carnarvon townsite will be used for the downstream processing facility, port facility, light industrial area, renewable energy facilities (wind and solar), incidental temporary workforce accommodation and associated infrastructure; and, 

Stage 2.  

Pastoral Stations to the east and south of the Carnarvon townsite will be used for renewable energy facilities (wind and solar) and associated infrastructure. 

With an extremely supportive Government environment for emerging green hydrogen industries, Carnarvon is poised to work with industry stakeholders facilitating successful delivery on these key developments. The Western Australian Hydrogen Strategy's ambitious goal of achieving a 10% mix of renewable hydrogen in the DBNGP by 2030 further reinforces the state's commitment to sustainable energy.  The HyEnergy® Project aligns with national decarbonization goals, aiming to attract new investments, create jobs, develop renewable energy sources, and open new domestic and export markets.  

The Shire of Carnarvon is enthusiastic about collaborating with Traditional Owners, Government Organisations, local communities, and other stakeholders to realise the full potential of the HyEnergy® Project with this landmark initiative promising to not only elevate Carnarvon's position in the green energy sector but also contribute significantly to the nation's sustainable future.

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