Aussie billionaire aims to mine $8bn US fund for coal-to-hydrogen industrial conversion

Twiggy Forrest-owned Fortescue's project to tap renewable energy on Washington state grid – where surplus hydroelectric power usually exported to Canada and western seaboard – for clean hydrogen production at Centralia site

Australian billionaire Andrew 'Twiggy' Forrest
Australian billionaire Andrew 'Twiggy' ForrestFoto: WILLIAM WEST/AFP via Getty Images/NTB scanpix
Published 16 May 2022, 22:33Updated 16 May 2022, 22:41