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Articles by Queensland Government

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Burdekin Hydro plans powering ahead

Burdekin Hydro plans powering ahead

A hydro-electric power station on the state’s largest dam – Burdekin Falls Dam – to secure energy and support jobs for North Queensland moved a step closer today.

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CS Energy signs 10 year agreement with Kennedy Energy Park

CS Energy signs 10 year agreement with Kennedy Energy Park

Another page in Queensland’s renewable energy boom story has been turned with Queensland Government-Owned generator – CS Energy – entering a 10 year-agreement with the 60 megawatt Kennedy Energy Park.

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Brisbane Airport to be world leader for biojet fuel

Brisbane Airport to be world leader for biojet fuel

Brisbane is set to become one of a handful of hubs around the world for sustainable aviation fuel.

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Mark Bailey returns as Queensland energy minister

Mark Bailey returns as Queensland energy minister

Mark Bailey is returning to duty as Minister for Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports and Minister for Energy, Biofuels and Water Supply, effective today.

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Redback startup charges up new Queensland jobs

Redback startup charges up new Queensland jobs

A Brisbane-based energy technology startup Redback Technologies plans to double its current workforce of 54 over the next six months.

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EOI open for NQ Clean Energy Hub

EOI open for NQ Clean Energy Hub

A key part of the $386 million Powering North Queensland Plan will commence today.

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More electricity for Queenslanders - Swanbank E gas secured, hiring underway

More electricity for Queenslanders – Swanbank E gas secured, hiring underway

The Palaszczuk Government has secured gas and started recruiting staff to bring the Swanbank E power station back on line to generate more electricity for Queenslanders.

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Environment Ministers to consider national battery recycling scheme

Environment Ministers to consider national battery recycling scheme

Australia’s Environment Ministers resolved today to consider new laws to require battery manufacturers to collect and recycle used batteries.

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New Energy Security Taskforce prepares Queensland for summer

New Energy Security Taskforce prepares Queensland for summer

Securing Queensland’s future energy supply was the number one agenda item when the newly commissioned Queensland Energy Security Taskforce met for the first time today.

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$60M FNQ biorefinery to create 130 jobs

$60M FNQ biorefinery to create 130 jobs

The Palaszczuk Government is throwing its support behind a new $60 million Atherton Tableland biorefinery that could generate 130 regional jobs and encourage diverse cropping in the region.

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World’s longest electric vehicle super highway revs up

World’s longest electric vehicle super highway revs up

Energy Minister Mark Bailey unveiled the first of many fast-charging electric vehicle stations which will be rolled out at various locations right up the Queensland coast.