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Sep 11, 2018
Entura takes the reins at $1b renewable energy project

Entura takes the reins at $1b renewable energy project

Genex Power has appointed Entura as owner’s engineer (OE) for the Stage 2 development at its planned $1 billion Kidston Renewable Energy Hub in North Queensland. Entura will will undertake detailed design and engineering verification as well as providing construction and commissioning advice during the Project implementation phase, working closely with the Engineering, Procurement and… This...

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Aug 21, 2018
Turbines turning as FNQ wind farm nears completion

Turbines turning as FNQ wind farm nears completion

The first turbines are starting to turn at the 180MW Mount Emerald wind farm near Mareeba. They are undergoing a staged testing and commissioning process ahead of the $360 million project achieving full commercial operation in November. Project developer Ratch Australia Corporation described the testing as a significant milestone, saying it announced Mount Emerald’s “electrification” and… T...

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Aug 09, 2018
CSIRO announces hydrogen fuel breakthrough

CSIRO announces hydrogen fuel breakthrough

Breakthrough membrane technology from CSIRO has paved the way for low-emissions hydrogen from Australia to supply fuel cell vehicles worldwide. CSIRO chief executive Larry Marshall was one of the first to ride in the Toyota Mirai and Hyundai Nexo vehicles powered by ultra-high purity hydrogen, produced in Queensland using the membrane technology. “This is a… This content is for iQ Ind...

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Jun 20, 2018
Kidston energy project wins NAIF backing

Kidston energy project wins NAIF backing

Genex Power has secured a term sheet for up to $516 million in concessional finance from the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) to support its Kidston Stage 2 project in north Queensland. The company has already commissioned Stage 1 (K1), a 50MW solar project at the former Kidston gold mine. Stage 2 includes a planned 250MW… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members ...

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Apr 07, 2018
Santos wins Bowen Basin exploration ground

Santos wins Bowen Basin exploration ground

Santos and its joint venture partners – TOTAL, Petronas, KOGAS and APLNG – have been awarded exploration rights to an 86sq km area about 65 km north of Injune in Queensland’s Bowen Basin. Santos executive vice-president, exploration and new developments Bill Ovenden said the tender was ideally located. “Being adjacent to the Santos-planned Arcadia project means… This content is ...

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Feb 27, 2018
Santos pumps $900m into Queensland gas projects

Santos pumps $900m into Queensland gas projects

Santos and its GLNG partners will invest $900 million in upstream gas developments in the Maranoa, Western Downs, Central Highlands and Banana regions this year. This includes the first year of funding for the new $750 million Roma East project, to be developed over the next three years, as well as work in the Fairview,… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log In Registe...

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Feb 15, 2018
Santos gas to power New Century

Santos gas to power New Century

New Century Resources has sealed a gas deal with Santos as it works towards a start to production at the Century zinc site in the lower Gulf. Worth about $100 million, the agreement represents the single largest contract award by the company to date, allowing for the supply of about 9PJ of gas over four years…. This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log In Register ...

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Dec 04, 2017
Kidston Stage 1 feeding the network

Kidston Stage 1 feeding the network

Electricity produced from the Kidston Solar Stage 1 Project is now being transmitted into the National Electricity Market. Genex Power announced today that, following successful transformer energisation of the project in late November, it had now generated its first revenue. “The project has now transitioned from being technically operational to commercially active. This ground-breaking milestone ...

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Nov 17, 2017
Funds boost for Kidston Stage 2

Funds boost for Kidston Stage 2

Genex Power has secured further Federal Government funding of up to $5 million for Kidston Stage 2 –  a world-first integrated solar and pumped hydro hybrid project. The K2 Project comprises the 250MW Kidston Pumped Storage Hydro Project (K2-Hydro), and the co-located 270MW solar PV Project (K2-Solar). The development is located 270km north-west of Townsville… This content is for iQ I...

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