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Jun 10, 2021
Japanese companies invest in Queensland solar

Japanese companies invest in Queensland solar

Japan-based oil trader ENEOS Corporation will partner with Sojitz to build a large-scale solar power generation business in southwest Queensland. ENEOS acquired 100 percent of the shares of Edenvale Solar Park Pty Ltd, which will operate the plant spread across 248 hectares, through Sapphire Energy Pty Ltd. Sapphire Energy is a joint venture with another Japanese based… This content is for ...

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Jun 09, 2021
Power project key to unlocking $742b resource wealth

Power project key to unlocking $742b resource wealth

A $742 billion minerals treasure chest in Queensland’s North West Minerals Province will not be unlocked without access to more affordable and reliable electricity, according to energy infrastructure company CuString. Speaking ahead of the Mining and Resources Industry Forum (MRIF) in Townsville today, CuString executive chairman John O’Brien said he was calling on Queensland and… This cont...

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Jun 08, 2021
Funding boost for Glencore’s carbon capture efforts

Funding boost for Glencore’s carbon capture efforts

Glencore’s CTSCo project in the Surat Basin has been awarded $5 million under the Federal Government’s $50 million Carbon Capture, Use and Storage (CCUS) Development Fund. The CTSCo project, which is being progressed with Low Emission Technology Australia (LETA), aims to lay the foundation for a Queensland carbon hub and demonstrate Australia’s first full-scale, operational and… This conten...

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Jun 08, 2021
CQ site earmarked for major hydrogen plant

CQ site earmarked for major hydrogen plant

Stanwell has secured land for its proposed 3000MW green hydrogen electrolysis facility at Aldoga, 20km west of Gladstone. The publicly-owned generator is partnering with Japanese industrial heavyweight Iwatani Corporation for the project, tipped to create more than 5,000 jobs for regional Queenslanders. Stanwell acting chief executive officer Adam Aspinall said signing an option agreement withR...

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Jun 04, 2021
Union on warpath over power plant danger

Union on warpath over power plant danger

The CFMEU is calling for answers on the work practices of Government Owned Corporations, saying last week’s Callide Power Station explosion only narrowly avoided serious injury and death. The union’s Mining and Energy division said site inspections revealed shrapnel punched holes in the walls, roof and shielding of the turbine hall – with part of… This content is for iQ In...

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Jun 02, 2021
CS Energy to rebuild damaged generating unit

CS Energy to rebuild damaged generating unit

CS Energy has released a photo showing the damage to Unit C4 at Callide Power Station after a fire that sparked a major electricity outage last week. The company has confirmed it will replace the damaged equipment and does not expect that generating unit to come back online for 12 months. Revised return-to-service dates have… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ...

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Jun 02, 2021
UGL wins $150m contract to hook up Kidston to grid

UGL wins $150m contract to hook up Kidston to grid

CIMIC Group’s UGL has secured a $150 million contract to design, construct and install a transmission line and switching station to support the Kidston pumped hydro project. The 186km line will stretch from the renewable energy project at the former Kidston gold mine to Mount Fox, where the new 275kV switching station will be located.UGL… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal,...

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Jun 01, 2021
Santos backs $30m Yebna North project

Santos backs $30m Yebna North project

A $30 million gasfields investment by Santos and its GLNG partners is set to boost the Roma region. The Yebna North project will connect 13 appraisal wells to the existing Fairview pipeline and power distribution network. Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the investment would enable production from an undeveloped area in the north east of… This content is for iQ Industry Queensl...

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May 28, 2021
Cost-competitive green hydrogen on near horizon

Cost-competitive green hydrogen on near horizon

Green hydrogen is already approaching cost competitiveness for heavy trucking, buses and remote power, with the potential to become commercially viable across further sectors of transportation as early as 2030, a new study shows.  The Clean Energy Finance Corporation commissioned the Australian Hydrogen Market Study, which was prepared by global energy analysts Advisian (part of the Worley Group)....

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