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Category: Queensland Special

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The climate science denial promoters behind Queensland's energy scare election headlines

The climate science denial promoters behind Queensland’s energy scare election headlines

In the final week before an election, the biggest-selling newspaper in the Australian state of Queensland screamed a front-page headline that cut into one of the poll’s most divisive issues.

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Labor needs to head left, and drop Adani, to win Queensland poll

Labor needs to head left, and drop Adani, to win Queensland poll

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk today called the state election for 25 November, about two months before the three-year anniversary of Labor’s shock win in January 2015.

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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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Revelations from the New Acland coal mine case

Revelations from the New Acland coal mine case

The Land Court recommendation against expansion of New Acland Coal mine has exposed Queensland’s – and Australia’s – deeply flawed environmental and health assessment process.

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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.

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Cairns Port prepares for the arrival of thirty story high wind turbines

Cairns Port prepares for the arrival of thirty story high wind turbines

Eight cargo vessels containing enormous blades, wind towers and more than 450 components for Queensland’s largest wind farm project, RATCH Australia’s Mount Emerald Wind Farm, will soon transit through the Port of Cairns in a boost to local economies.

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Kidston project receives "critical infrastructure" and expanded "prescribed project" declarations by the Queensland Government

Kidston project receives “critical infrastructure” and expanded “prescribed project” declarations by the Queensland Government

ASX Announcement in relation to Genex’s Kidston renewable energy project in North Queensland.

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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.