Technip Energies, leader of a consortium with Monford Group, has been awarded an Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning (EPCC) contract by Yuri Operations Pty Ltd, to develop the Project Yuri Phase 0 project, which is a green hydrogen plant in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
Project Yuri, which is being developed in partnership with Yara Clean Ammonia and ENGIE includes a 10 MW electrolysis plant and an 18 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) farm with its 8 MW Battery Energy System (BESS) providing the necessary energy for the electrolysis. It will produce up to 640 tpy of green hydrogen per annum for use in the existing Yara Pilbara Ammonia Plant to produce green ammonia.
Technip Energies is responsible for the overall project management and the electrolysis plant engineering, procurement, commissioning and start-up. Monford Group is responsible for the overall project construction and the PV farm engineering, procurement, commissioning and start-up.
The project has received grant funding from the Federal Government via ARENA, as part the Advancing Renewables Program and from Western Australia State Government as a part of Western Australian Renewable Hydrogen Fund.
Mitsui & Co. Ltd. (Mitsui) has agreed to acquire a 28% stake in Yuri Operations Pty Ltd subject to the satisfaction of certain conditions under its investment agreement.
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