andrew forrest

Andrew Forrest, The Aussie Metals Billionnaire-turned Green Investor

“Our organisations will be going like crazy because for us it’s a minimum $50 billion expenditure,” said Fortescue Metals Group’s billionaire founder Andrew Forrest this week while referring to a major agreement, as per which his Australian iron ore mining company will produce 10 million tonnes of hydrogen for German energy giant E.ON. Fortescue later […]

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SunCable Gets $152 Million New Investment for Australia-Singapore Power Project

The SunCable led ‘Australia-Asia PowerLink’ project has received a major boost as Australian billionaires Mike Cannon-Brookes and Andrew Forrest have invested a further $152 million into the undersea cable link construction meant to deliver solar generated power from Australia to Singapore. The fresh investment has been directed through Grok Ventures that belongs to Cannon-Brookes and […]

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Australia’s Leading Miner Andrew Forrest to Invest $2.2 Billion in RE

Australian iron ore magnate Andrew Forrest has announced that he is investing Australian Dollar $3 billion ($2.2 billion) in renewable energy in the island country. Forrest had announced previously that he will be investing big on a global green revolution. Most of the projects for RE will be coming up in the Central Queensland region. […]

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Fortescue Races Ahead With Electrolyser Manufacturing Plans In Australia

Fortescue Future Industries which is building what it claims will be the world’s biggest plant for green hydrogen electrolysers, has confirmed approvals for the same within a month from the Queensland, Australia government. The  Andrew Forrest owned Fortescue may also include a gigawatt scale solar module factory and other production facilities. The facility will have […]

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JCB, Iron Ore Major In Major Green Hydrogen Deal for the UK Market

A day ahead of the COP26 summit starting in Glasgow, Scotland, two billionaires who made their money in the old economy of iron ore mining and construction equipment have joined to announce a massive green hydrogen initiative in the UK. Involving Andrew Forrest  of Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) which is a major Iron Ore exporter […]

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Fortescue Metals Acquires 60% Stake in RE Firm HyET

Fortescue Metals’s green energy unit has bought a 60% stake in Dutch-based renewable firm High yield Energy Technologies (HyET) Group in a bid to cut costs and boost green energy production. “HyET Hydrogen’s technology will support FFI in reducing costs in other areas of the green hydrogen supply chain,” said Julie Shuttleworth, chief executive officer […]

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With Approval In From Indonesia, Sun Cable Expands Project By 20 GW

Sun Cable, promoted as the world’s largest single PV and battery storage project has expanded its project size further. The project, which seeks to build massive solar power plants in Australia along with storage capacity to supply to Singapore via undersea cables, has added 20 gigawatts for the solar component and 36-42GWh of battery storage. […]

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