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Queensland leads the way on energy storage

Queensland leads the way on energy storage

Energy-savvy Queenslanders with home battery storage can put $50 in their pocket from today by signing up to Australia’s first battery storage database.

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Solar farm forums shine a light on new planning guidelines

Solar farm forums shine a light on new planning guidelines

New planning and community engagement guidelines are in development to guide Queensland’s solar farm boom.

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Agave trial powers up Far North bio revolution

Agave trial powers up Far North bio revolution

Renewable electricity and biofuels made from agave are now one step closer, following kick-off of a groundbreaking trial by MSF Sugar, with support from the 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.