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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 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’s plans to shift towards renewable energy and storage in the… ...

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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… ...

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Mar 22, 2021
Deal backs $600m Mount Isa power project

Deal backs $600m Mount Isa power project

Vast Solar has signed a joint development agreement with Stanwell Corporation for its $600 million North West Queensland Hybrid Power Project. The agreement includes funding for a $10 million feasibility study for the proposed dispatchable renewable energy project in Mount Isa. “This is a major step forward for the project and the North West Minerals… ...

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Mar 15, 2021
Solar firm plans $500m CQ hydrogen project

Solar firm plans $500m CQ hydrogen project

International solar firm Eco Energy World has announced plans for a $500 million green hydrogen and solar PV development in Raglan near Gladstone. EEW was already planning a 300MW solar farm at Raglan and now aims to combine the PV plant with a project to produce renewable energy for green hydrogen production, developing a 200MW… ...

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Feb 24, 2021
Stanwell to back renewable energy ideas

Stanwell to back renewable energy ideas

Stanwell Corporation has launched an expression of interest process as it reveals plans to back renewable energy projects as part of its power portfolio. The major electricity generator owns the Stanwell coal-fired power station near Rockhampton, and the Tarong power stations and Meandu coal mine near Kingaroy. Stanwell chief executive officer Richard Van Breda said… ...

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Feb 05, 2021
State-owned power plants in $1b-plus write-down

State-owned power plants in $1b-plus write-down

More than $1 billion has been wiped off the value of coal and gas power stations owned by Queensland electricity generators CS Energy, Stanwell and CleanCo in the past year. A report from the Queensland Audit Office showed that lower electricity prices resulted in combined net losses of $367 million for the State-owned generators in 2019-20 and… ...

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Feb 02, 2021
Kogan Creek to host hydrogen demo plant

Kogan Creek to host hydrogen demo plant

A partnership between CS Energy and IHI Corporation Japan will assess the feasibility of establishing a renewable hydrogen demonstration plant next to the Kogan Creek coal-fired power station, near Chinchilla. State Minister for Renewables and Hydrogen Mick de Brenni said it was the second hydrogen collaboration between Queensland and Japanese energy companies in the space… ...

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Jan 20, 2021
Generators to fight major energy price class action

Generators to fight major energy price class action

Queensland generators Stanwell and CS Energy say they will fight a class action being filed in the Federal Court of Australia by law firm Piper Alderman. The QLD Energy Class Action is a legal claim being brought against the two Queensland state-owned electricity generators on behalf of more than 40,000 electricity customers. It alleges that… ...

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