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Queensland looks to hydro power plans for Burdekin in state's north

Queensland looks to hydro power plans for Burdekin in state’s north

Palaszczuk government investigating feasibility of 50MW, or bigger, hydro power station at Burdekin Falls Dam.

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Another 47MW of solar farms reach financial close in Queensland

Another 47MW of solar farms reach financial close in Queensland

Canadian Solar’s Oakey and Longreach projects to begin construction this month, after reaching financial close with help from CEFC.

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Wholesale price rises whodunit: Gas or renewables?

Wholesale price rises whodunit: Gas or renewables?

What drove Victoria’s wholesale electricity market prices up 46% in 2016? We put the screws on the historical data to find out.

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Mills Oakley advises on sale of Queensland solar farm

Mills Oakley advises on sale of Queensland solar farm

The sale continues Mills Oakley’s active involvement in the renewable energy sector, having advised on around 15 renewable energy projects over the last 12 months.

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A forensic look at Queensland's mid-summer electricity price surge

A forensic look at Queensland’s mid-summer electricity price surge

A closer look at the extraordinary price volatility that marked “sizzling Saturday” in Queensland and sent electricity prices soaring.

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Queensland's largest solar farm now feeding power to the grid

Queensland’s largest solar farm now feeding power to the grid

Elecnor’s 25MW Barcaldine Solar Farm in central-western Queensland is feeding electricity into the grid – two months ahead of schedule.

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Adani confirms plans to build up to 200MW solar farm in Qld

Adani confirms plans to build up to 200MW solar farm in Qld

Adani Australia says design and tendering underway for $200m, 100-200MW solar project in Qld Bowen Basin; construction set to begin 2017.

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Queensland smashes myths about renewables, and South Australia

Queensland smashes myths about renewables, and South Australia

Putting aside its support for coal mining, the Queensland government has done a huge service to clean energy with its RET draft report, which smashes so many renewables myths it’s hard to know where to start.

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Queensland lays out three "cost neutral" paths to 50% renewables

Queensland lays out three “cost neutral” paths to 50% renewables

Queensland panel says 50% renewables by 2030 not just doable, it will be “cost neutral” to consumers and won’t affect reliability. It maps out three scenarios that will add more than 6,000 jobs, more than $5bn to state economy and cost a fraction of Coalition forecasts.

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Australia's first commercial EV fast-charging stations rolled out in Qld

Australia’s first commercial EV fast-charging stations rolled out in Qld

The first of five EV fast-charging stations has been opened in Queensland by power retailer Locality Planning Energy, using Tritium Veefil fast-chargers.

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Queensland 30MW solar farm green-lighted by council

Queensland 30MW solar farm green-lighted by council

Another solar farm has been approved for development in Queensland, this time a 30MW PV plant in the state’s Western Downs region, to be built by FRV.