May 26, 2021

Investigations after ‘unprecedented’ power drama

Investigations after ‘unprecedented’ power drama The Callide coal-fired power station is located outside Biloela in Central Queensland and includes the Callide B and Callide C sites.

Investigations are underway into the Callide power plant fire that sparked a major outage across Queensland on Tuesday. A fire in the turbine hall at the Biloela plant about 1.45pm May 25 set off a chain reaction that disrupted power to more than 470,000 customers. Multiple transmission lines and other power stations were interrupted as…