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Category: Queensland Special

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Luminous Energy wins approval for 300 MW solar farm in Qld

Luminous Energy wins approval for 300 MW solar farm in Qld

The Brisbane-based developer has obtained approval to build the solar project near Columboola, southwestern Queensland, after a seven-week review process.

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Some facts on climate science for Malcolm Roberts

Some facts on climate science for Malcolm Roberts

One Nation senator-elect and climate denier Malcolm Roberts has raised a number of questions on climate science and empirical evidence. Here are some answers…

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Q&A with Qld energy minister Mark Bailey: The 50% renewable target

Q&A with Qld energy minister Mark Bailey: The 50% renewable target

Queensland energy minister Mark Bailey answers 10 questions about how the Palaszczuk government is turning the state’s renewables record around, and how it will meet its target of 50% renewables by 2030.

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Solar-wind mega complex could change the way we think about renewables

Solar-wind mega complex could change the way we think about renewables

CSIRO spin-off Windlab wants to build the world’s biggest wind-solar hybrid plant – a facility it says could deliver as much baseload power as a small coal fired generator.

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Redflow uses IT smarts to push case for Australian made battery storage

Redflow uses IT smarts to push case for Australian made battery storage

Brisbane-based energy storage company, Redflow, is determined to mark Australia’s place in the next disruptive energy technology: battery storage.

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Sunshine state aims to become Australia's solar state

Sunshine state aims to become Australia’s solar state

The state of Queensland appears ready to embark on what could be one of the most radical transformations of its electricity network ever undertaken – even by standards of ambitious mandates in places such as California, Germany and Denmark.

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Genex plans pumped hydro storage plant, in old gold mine primed with solar

Genex plans pumped hydro storage plant, in old gold mine primed with solar

Genex Power plans to convert an abandoned Queensland goldmine into one of Australia’s largest pumped hydroelectric storage plants.

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Ergon Energy, solar and the case for battery storage

Ergon Energy, solar and the case for battery storage

What does a regional utility do when it’s in the state with Australia’s highest uptake of rooftop solar? Encourage the uptake of battery storage, of course.

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How would you build the grid today? Q&A with Ergon chief Ian McLeod

How would you build the grid today? Q&A with Ergon chief Ian McLeod

Ergon Energy chief Ian McLeod offers his unique energy market perspective – as retailer and network operator – on how Australia’s grid needs to change.

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Wind industry hopes to finally strike a blow in most northern state

Wind industry hopes to finally strike a blow in most northern state

Queensland is the only state in Australia where the wind industry has yet to establish itself. That could change quickly in the next year or so.

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World leading solar + storage R&D facility may help take campus off the grid

World leading solar + storage R&D facility may help take campus off the grid

Queensland is leading Australia in rooftop solar. So it’s probably fitting that it should also host the largest solar research project.