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Apr 27, 2021
Stanwell head resigns after Energy Futures Summit

Stanwell head resigns after Energy Futures Summit

Stanwell Corporation chief executive officer Richard Van Breda has resigned after comments on the generator’s transition towards renewable energy and storage stemming from the Central Queensland Energy Futures Summit. Mr Van Breda was reported in some media outlets as indicating that the company’s coal-fired plants were likely to be retired earlier than their technical end-of-life̷...

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Apr 24, 2021
Power outage adds spark to CopperString push

Power outage adds spark to CopperString push

A major power outage that hit Mount Isa on Friday has been held up as demonstrating why the region needs the CopperString 2.0 project to be built. An operational issue at APA’s Diamantina Power Station complex triggered the outage from just after 9am which affected about 10,000 Ergon Energy customers. KAP leader and member for… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ C...

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Apr 22, 2021
Stanwell shines light on future power plans

Stanwell shines light on future power plans

Key generator Stanwell Corporation has outlined its plans for transitioning to a renewable energy future, including new job descriptions for its coal-fired power plants. At the Central Queensland Energy Futures Summit in Gladstone this week, Stanwell chief executive officer Richard Van Breda discussed the company‚Äôs plans to shift towards renewable energy and storage in the… This content is ...

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Apr 21, 2021
Green light for $1.96b wind project

Green light for $1.96b wind project

Acciona has won approval to build the $1.96 billion MacIntyre Wind Farm Precinct at Cement Mills in Queensland’s Southern Downs region. Deputy Premier and Planning Minister Steven Miles said the project – involving two windfarms – had received the green light from the State Assessment and Referral Agency. The approval clears the way for the… This content is for iQ Industry...

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Apr 21, 2021
Gladstone summit tackles energy transition

Gladstone summit tackles energy transition

Gladstone is hosting an energy summit this week, billed as an opportunity for industry heavyweights to discuss how to manage changes to the energy sector across Central Queensland. Electricity companies Stanwell, CleanCo and CS Energy are joining the Energy Futures Summit along with industry players such as local refinery operator Rio Tinto. Representatives from all… This content is for iQ ...

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Apr 21, 2021
Federal backing for hydrogen and CCS hubs

Federal backing for hydrogen and CCS hubs

The Federal Government is allocating $275.5 million in the upcoming Budget towards developing four ‘clean’ hydrogen production hubs in regional areas. And Gladstone is in the running to host one of the new hubs, along with Bell Bay in Tasmania, the Pilbara region in WA, the La Trobe Valley in Victoria, Whyalla in SA, the Hunter Valley… This content is for iQ Industry Q...

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Apr 20, 2021
Senex steps on the gas for Surat Basin growth

Senex steps on the gas for Surat Basin growth

Senex Energy has more than doubled gas production in the past 12 months and is pushing ahead with growth projects for its Roma North and Atlas assets in Queensland. In its latest quarterly report, the company said it had lifted total production by 8 per cent from the previous quarter to 4.6 PJ, with peak… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Geo, iQ Miner’...

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Apr 16, 2021
Consortium explores hydrogen powertrain

Consortium explores hydrogen powertrain

Establishing a hydrogen fuel cell-based powertrain for heavy-duty mobility within the mining sector is the aim of a new consortium. The Hydra Consortium is the result of a joint initiative between leading research organisation Mining3 and low-carbon energy and services provider ENGIE. The consortium says validation of a business case for the powertrain would enable… This content is for iQ I...

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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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