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Mar 23, 2021
Next step for Epuron’s Specimen Hill wind plans

Next step for Epuron’s Specimen Hill wind plans

Renewable energy company Epuron is preparing a development application for the proposed Specimen Hill Wind Farm, about 25km north-east of Biloela in Central Queensland. The company said the onsite technical studies required for the application were nearing completion and it was establishing agreements with the site Traditional Owners including the Bailai, Gurang, Gooreng Gooreng, Taribelang…...

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Jan 25, 2021
Epuron advances scaled-down Lotus Creek project

Epuron advances scaled-down Lotus Creek project

A wind farm project on the Nebo-Connors Range, about 175km north-west of Rockhampton, is tipped to create 250-350 jobs at peak construction. Epuron proposes to start building the Lotus Creek Wind Farm as early as next year, subject to approvals and commercial considerations. The timeline was included in documents submitted to the Department of Agriculture,… ...

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Nov 30, 2020
Backing to fast-track Kidston wind farm feasibility work

Backing to fast-track Kidston wind farm feasibility work

Japanese public utility J-Power has signed up to help fund and develop Genex Power’s proposed Kidston Stage-3 wind project. The wind farm would be part of the $1 billion Kidston Clean Energy Hub, along with an existing solar farm and the cornerstone Kidston pumped storage hydro project, which Genex says is nearing financial close. J-Power… ...

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Nov 04, 2020
Major repairs for new Coopers Gap wind farm

Major repairs for new Coopers Gap wind farm

Australia‚Äôs largest wind farm, the $850 million Coopers Gap project in Queensland, is to undergo major repairs after faults were found during commissioning. Project operator AGL said in a statement today that one of the 123 wind turbines would have to be replaced as well as a number of generators. GE CATCON was appointed by… ...

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Oct 28, 2020
Western Downs on a roll as Wambo wind farm advances

Western Downs on a roll as Wambo wind farm advances

The Wambo wind farm in the Western Downs region has received State planning approval, with construction expected to begin next year. Cubico Sustainable Investments and Renewable Energy Partners (REP) are developing the 500MW project, expected to create about 200 jobs in construction. In addition to wind turbines, the project – near Jandowae – is planned… ...

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Aug 25, 2020
Sales deal to bring lift-off for CQ wind farm

Sales deal to bring lift-off for CQ wind farm

A sales deal with Stanwell Corporation has opened the way for construction to kick off next year on the $1.5 billion Clarke Creek wind farm. Energy Minister Dr Anthony Lynham said the project was expected to create 350 jobs. Partners Lacour Energy and Goldwind are behind the planned wind farm, to be built about 150… ...

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May 15, 2020
Sessions to help suppliers tap Forest Wind work

Sessions to help suppliers tap Forest Wind work

The developers behind a $2 billion wind farm proposal are planning a set of project information sessions for suppliers next week. The State Government in February granted development approval for the Forest Wind project, comprising up to 226 turbines. The project is expected to create about 440 jobs during construction and a further 50 full-time jobs… ...

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Oct 13, 2019
Green light for $350m CQ wind farm

Green light for $350m CQ wind farm

A new $350 million wind farm has won State approval, 20km west of Biloela in Central Queensland. The State Government says Lacour Energy’s Banana Range project will create up to 150 construction jobs. Planning Minister Cameron Dick said the new wind farm would boost the total capacity of wind generation approved by the Queensland Government… ...

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Sep 02, 2019
Green light for $128m wind farm project

Green light for $128m wind farm project

Australian Energy Wind Farm has won State approval for a $128 million wind farm with 16 turbines in the South Burnett Regional Council area. Construction is expected to start as early as March 2020 for the 64 megawatt wind farm, 32km west of Kingaroy. State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning Minister Cameron Dick said the… ...

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