thyssenkrupp nucera selected as supplier of electrolysers for ABEL Energy’s Bell Bay Powerfuels Project in Tasmania




thyssenkrupp nucera selected as supplier of electrolysers for ABEL Energy’s Bell Bay Powerfuels Project in Tasmania.


ABEL Energy is pleased to announce thyssenkrupp nucera as the preferred supplier of the 260MW of electrolysers required for our flagship project in Bell Bay, Tasmania, Australia. thyssenkrupp nucera is a global leader in electrolysis technology, offering highly efficient 20 MW Alkaline Water Electrolysis modules, known as scalum® for green hydrogen production. 


The project’s green methanol output will not only cut fossil carbon emissions in the maritime industry but also drive employment opportunities and economic growth in Tasmania.

To achieve its goal of producing net-zero methanol, the Bell Bay Powerfuels Project requires substantial amounts of green hydrogen and scalable electrolysers for large-scale production. Scheduled to commence by 2028, the project aims to achieve the annual production of 300,000 tonnes of green methanol.


ABEL Energy and thyssenkrupp nucera are excited to cooperate in creating the next generation of circular clean energy products. This project is also centred on fostering innovation and progress in the green hydrogen sector.nd bunkering hub at the Port of Melbourne. They are now looking to enter a similar arrangement with the Port of Townsville.


Rhys Tucker, ABEL Energy Chief Technology Officer, said:


thyssenkrupp nucera have an enviable track record of manufacturing electrolysers, drawing on their existing production capacity, supply chains and decades of experience.


“Their Scalum electrolysers are well suited to the requirements of our Bell Bay project.  We look forward to continuing development of our project with the support of thyssenkrupp nucera”

Dr. Johann Rinnhofer, thyssenkrupp nucera Australia Chief Executive Officer, said:


We are pleased to be selected as the preferred supplier for this pivotal project in Australia, and to work together with ABEL Energy to further execute this project. 


“It underscores the relevance of selecting electrolysis technology which matches the operational and economical needs for large-scale hydrogen projects”.



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