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Mar 22, 2021
Deal backs $600m Mount Isa power project

Deal backs $600m Mount Isa power project

Vast Solar has signed a joint development agreement with Stanwell Corporation for its $600 million North West Queensland Hybrid Power Project. The agreement includes funding for a $10 million feasibility study for the proposed dispatchable renewable energy project in Mount Isa. “This is a major step forward for the project and the North West Minerals… ...

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Oct 05, 2020
Wind farm jobs opportunity to mature by year’s end

Wind farm jobs opportunity to mature by year’s end

Early works will start before the end of the year on a $380 million wind farm in Far North Queensland, creating 150 jobs, thanks to a sales deal with publicly-owned CleanCo. Neoen Energy would build the Kaban Green Power Hub near Ravenshoe, 80 kilometres south-west of Cairns now that CleanCo had agreed to buy 110… ...

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May 18, 2020
Gladstone the focus of new  2GW renewable energy push

Gladstone the focus of new 2GW renewable energy push

Renewable energy firms RES and Energy Estate plan to develop a raft of projects centred on the Gladstone area to deliver 2GW of power. In a joint announcement today, the companies said they were working together on the Central Queensland Power project (CQP). The concept behind the CQP project was to accelerate development of a… ...

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Oct 28, 2019
New solar farm set to connect at Columboola

New solar farm set to connect at Columboola

Luminous Energy has completed a contract to connect its proposed 162MW Columboola Solar Farm to the state’s network via the Columboola Substation. Energy Minister Dr Anthony Lynham said the solar farm, near Miles, would provide up to 400 construction jobs and the substation and transmission line works would support another 17 jobs. Construction of the… ...

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Sep 02, 2019
Green light for $128m wind farm project

Green light for $128m wind farm project

Australian Energy Wind Farm has won State approval for a $128 million wind farm with 16 turbines in the South Burnett Regional Council area. Construction is expected to start as early as March 2020 for the 64 megawatt wind farm, 32km west of Kingaroy. State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning Minister Cameron Dick said the… ...

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May 30, 2019
Adani’s Moranbah solar farm comes online

Adani’s Moranbah solar farm comes online

The Rugby Run solar farm near Moranbah has been switched on and its 247,000 solar panels have started supplying renewable power to regional Queensland homes and businesses. The Adani Renewables Australia project is expected to ramp up to full capacity to deliver 65MW and 185,000MWh of electricity each year. Adani said the Rugby Run project… ...

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