Queensland Government gives green-light to 250MW Aldoga solar project, set to create hundreds of jobs in the coal dominated Gladstone region.
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Queensland energy minister says controversial new solar rules will result in a more highly skilled workforce, and won’t get in way of state’s renewable energy target.
Electricians body says new rules on solar installations are no good. “Our members didn’t do 4-year electrical apprenticeship (to) lift heavy solar panels.”
The 280MW Cultana solar farm has received planning approval, after objections were raised by its neighbour, Adani Renewables.
Solar labourers forced to down tools, says CEC, as Queensland solar businesses scramble to accommodate “absurd” new rule and 50% renewables target at risk.
Queensland mayors join outcry against state government solar farm rule change, warning it threatens a major source of employment for rural communities.
ESCO Pacific plans to build a 100MW solar and battery power station near West Wyalong have won approval from the state government.
Despite emergency meeting in Brisbane, solar industry headed for major downturn as state government holds line on contested rules to be introduced on Monday.
CEC says Queensland government’s looming large-scale solar installation rule change contradicts itself – making it both confusing and potentially industry-crippling.
Last-ditch plea from Clean Energy Council to delay and reconsider a Queensland big solar rule change that threatens to cripple the state’s booming commercial sector.