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Apr 15, 2021
Kidston hydro on track as NAIF loan finalised

Kidston hydro on track as NAIF loan finalised

Genex Power has flagged it is on track to start construction this month and reach financial close in May on the $777 million Kidston pumped hydro project. It has executed all outstanding financing documentation, including closing on a $610 million loan through the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF). Genex chief executive officer James Harding. Expected… This content is for iQ...

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Apr 14, 2021
Port deal advances Origin hydrogen plans

Port deal advances Origin hydrogen plans

A major North Queensland hydrogen project is a step closer with an agreement between Origin Energy and the Port of Townsville. Origin has been working with Japan’s Kawasaki Heavy Industries on a 36,500Tpa export liquid hydrogen project to operate out of Townsville. Assistant Minister for Hydrogen Development Lance McCallum said the memorandum of understanding being… This content is for iQ I...

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Apr 13, 2021
AGL and Wartsila pair up for hybrid energy solutions

AGL and Wartsila pair up for hybrid energy solutions

AGL is joining forces with Wartsila to deliver large-scale hybrid energy systems for commercial and industrial customers looking to reduce emissions. AGL chief operating officer Markus Brokhof said the partnership was aimed at supporting customers with over 20MW of energy requirements It would allow AGL to offer greater energy solutions as businesses sought to reduce emissions… This content...

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Apr 09, 2021
Renewable energy opportunities bright for Rockhampton region

Renewable energy opportunities bright for Rockhampton region

Rockhampton is promoting its credentials as an emerging powerhouse for renewable energy developments, with a raft of wind, solar and battery storage projects in the pipeline. Mayor Tony Williams said the building of these new facilities would give the region the opportunity to play an important part in the generation of renewable energy. “Since the… This content is for iQ Industry Queenslan...

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Apr 08, 2021
QEM backs solar, wind studies to advance green hydrogen plan

QEM backs solar, wind studies to advance green hydrogen plan

QEM is pushing ahead with a green hydrogen proposal for its Julia Creek vanadium and oil shale project, engaging specialists to look into potential wind and solar power generation at the site. DNV Australia has been engaged to undertake a pre-feasibility study into power generation from solar and wind farms, as part of the broader… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civ...

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Apr 01, 2021
Kubota introduces natural gas engines for wellheads

Kubota introduces natural gas engines for wellheads

Kubota’s new WG2503-N-E3 and WG3800-N-E3 have been designed to meet the Australian gas market’s demand for a more reliable sub-four litre engine to power wellheads. Developed in partnership with Shellby Power, the WG engines run on natural gas and feature a low-maintenance coil-on-plug ignition system. Shellby Power managing director Nick Ramsey said the company had… This conten...

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Mar 31, 2021
Countdown to construction as Genex ticks more boxes

Countdown to construction as Genex ticks more boxes

Genex Power has announced another milestone for its 250MW Kidston pumped storage hydro project, reaching project document contractual close. It has also issued notice to proceed to Powerlink to enable work to commence on development on the new 186km 275kV transmission line from Kidston to a new switching station to be constructed at Mount Fox…. This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ...

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Mar 30, 2021
AGL business split to silo gas and coal-fired plants

AGL business split to silo gas and coal-fired plants

Major energy company AGL has revealed plans to spin its gas and coal-fired power plants into a separate business called PrimeCo under a ‘structural separation’. And it is beginning sale processes for assets described as ‘less critical to our future direction’, including the Newcastle Gas Storage Facility and Queensland’s Silver Springs gas project. Filling about…...

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Mar 25, 2021
Alinta Energy backs Glenaras gas project

Alinta Energy backs Glenaras gas project

Galilee Energy has entered into a heads of agreement with Alinta Energy to collaborate on domestic gas supply opportunities from the Glenaras gas project, near Longreach. Managing director Peter Lansom said the HoA was a crucial step towards Galilee becoming a material supplier of gas to the east coast market. It also provided Glenaras with… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Co...

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