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Category: Queensland Government

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Neoen wins approval for huge wind and battery plant near Cairns

Neoen wins approval for huge wind and battery plant near Cairns

Neoen wins approval for huge wind and battery storage project in north Queensland that could see largest turbines in Australia.

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Neoen wins council approval for 500MW solar farm and storage

Neoen wins council approval for 500MW solar farm and storage

Neoen gains council planning approval for a 500MW solar farm and large battery storage facility in south-west Queensland.

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PowerLink signs 500MW solar project, sees 30GW in pipeline

PowerLink signs 500MW solar project, sees 30GW in pipeline

Queensland transmission company signs connection deal for first stage of 500MW solar project, and sees 30GW pipeline of renewables in the state.

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Mackay council goes solar – and saves big – with city-wide rollout

Mackay council goes solar – and saves big – with city-wide rollout

Mackay Council awards tender to install solar PV on 21 local government facilities, saving nearly 10 times its outlay over 20 years. But the bid price stuns rivals.

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Queensland's biggest solar farm connects to the grid

Queensland’s biggest solar farm connects to the grid

Clare solar farm begins production in north Queensland, while Hughenden solar farm also connected to the grid.

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Queensland produces "how-to" guide for electric vehicle charging

Queensland produces “how-to” guide for electric vehicle charging

Queensland state govt backs up electric vehicle super-highway with release of Australia-first guide to installing EV chargers.

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The rapidly disappearing subsidies for wind and solar in Australia

The rapidly disappearing subsidies for wind and solar in Australia

Energy markets are now showing negligible value for renewable energy certificates within 2 years. It gives lie to the nonsense and scare campaigns about the “crippling” cost of wind and solar.

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Biggest winners, and biggest losers, of network monopoly game

Biggest winners, and biggest losers, of network monopoly game

For a Queensland household electricity bill with network charges of $1,000, the Queensland government profits from the networks amounts to $470.

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Households can hold grid together when big coal units fail

Households can hold grid together when big coal units fail

Last week, Australia’s largest generation unit tripped, sending frequency out of its normal band. What happened next explains why the smart grid has arrived.

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States wave through NEG that is even worse than thought

States wave through NEG that is even worse than thought

States quickly agree on approval for more work to be done on National Energy Guarantee. But concerns remain about the emissions target, and new analysis that suggests the electricity sector is being asked to address just 5 per cent of required reductions.

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Five red line items that need to be fixed before NEG is agreed

Five red line items that need to be fixed before NEG is agreed

“Even if the Energy Security Board gives Malcolm Turnbull a Rolls Royce model of energy policy, it’s not going to be of much use to the country if he immediately seeks to put it in the garage and lock it up for 10 years.”