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Australia rejects 26-GW Asian Renewable Energy Hub

The country's government rejects one of the world's largest PtX projects as "clearly unacceptable". However, the backing consortium, which includes Vestas, wants to continue the development

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In recent years, Asian Renewable Energy Hub (AREH) has only grown in scope.

After starting with an already impressive capacity of 4 GW wind and 2 GW solar, the Australian hybrid project has since increased in scale and scope to 26 GW. However, initial plans to install interconnectors to Indonesia have since been scrapped and replaced with designs to convert most the facility's power into green hydrogen.

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