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Aug 28, 2020
Columboola solar farm construction sparks up

Columboola solar farm construction sparks up

Construction is kicking off on a multimillion-dollar solar farm between Chinchilla and Miles, creating 400 jobs from this month. Energy Minister Dr Anthony Lynham today announced that Hana Financial Investment would build the 162 megawatt Columboola Solar Farm. It came as UK-based project developers Luminous Energy announced financial close on the solar farm project and… This content is for...

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Aug 25, 2020
Sales deal to bring lift-off for CQ wind farm

Sales deal to bring lift-off for CQ wind farm

A sales deal with Stanwell Corporation has opened the way for construction to kick off next year on the $1.5 billion Clarke Creek wind farm. Energy Minister Dr Anthony Lynham said the project was expected to create 350 jobs. Partners Lacour Energy and Goldwind are behind the planned wind farm, to be built about 150… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log In Register ...

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Aug 22, 2020
CS Energy signs up for Warwick solar power

CS Energy signs up for Warwick solar power

CS Energy has signed an offtake agreement to purchase a proportion of the renewable energy produced at the University of Queensland’s 64 megawatt Warwick Solar Farm. Energy generated by the project is used by UQ to offset its own energy needs, with any surplus being sold into the market – a portion of which will… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log In Register ...

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Aug 20, 2020
Renewable Energy Zones to help recharge economy

Renewable Energy Zones to help recharge economy

The State Government has committed $145 million for the creation of three Queensland Renewable Energy Zones located in southern, central and northern Queensland. “With the right support from governments, these zones will help connect new renewable energy to our power network, and attract industries wanting new energy to a series of connected commercial and industrial… This content is for iQ...

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Aug 20, 2020
Backing for Bowen Basin gas pipeline study

Backing for Bowen Basin gas pipeline study

The State Government is backing a pre-feasibilty study for a new 500km gas pipeline to connect gas reserves in the Bowen Basin to the east coast domestic market and overseas customers. It will contribute $5 million for the study as part of the recovery plan for Central Queensland, and is seeking a further $5 million… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log In Register ...

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Aug 20, 2020
Energy companies seek next generation of talent

Energy companies seek next generation of talent

Applications open on Friday for more than 80 apprenticeships Queensland-wide with energy distributors Ergon and Energex in 2021. Energy Minister Dr Anthony Lynham said 86 apprentices would be employed across 41 depots from Far North Queensland to the Gold Coast and west to Mount Isa and Longreach. Some of the apprentice positions available include electrotechnology… This content is for iQ I...

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Aug 19, 2020
First Gladstone LNG to Chile

First Gladstone LNG to Chile

Australia has just shipped its first LNG cargo to Chile. EnergyQuest siad the cargo was transported aboard the Sevilla Knutsen (pictured) from the Shell-operated QCLNG project at Gladstone. QCLNG cargoes generally go to China and Japan. The tanker Sevilla Knutsen docked at Quintero, Chile on August 15 after a 24-day voyage of more than 13,500… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland memb...

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Aug 18, 2020
State Gas upbeat on Reid’s Dome CSG future

State Gas upbeat on Reid’s Dome CSG future

State Gas says the Phase 1 appraisal program at its Reid’s Dome gas field has confirmed the presence of significant coal seam gas across more than 12km. “Given the greenfield nature of the field, the results obtained to date have exceeded my expectations,” State Gas executive chairman Richard Cottee said. “Through Phase 1, we have… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland memb...

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Aug 13, 2020
Tarong power plant set for two-month overhaul

Tarong power plant set for two-month overhaul

A $36.2 million overhaul at Tarong Power Station will see a peak workforce of more than 500 pump millions of dollars into the South Burnett region from next month. Energy Minister Dr Anthony Lynham said the two-month overhaul of Unit 2 was part of the power station’s regular maintenance works. “This overhaul will mean work… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log In Regi...

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