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Another solar farm in pipeline for Queensland, as 120MW project approved

Another solar farm in pipeline for Queensland, as 120MW project approved

Queensland’s Fraser Coast Council has approved plans by REST to develop the 120MW Munna Creek solar farm.

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Two major new solar farms in SE Queensland going ahead

Two major new solar farms in SE Queensland going ahead

ESCO Pacific and Elliott Advisers (UK) Ltd. (“Elliott”) are pleased to announce the successful financial close of the 98MW Susan River Solar Farm and 75MW Childers Solar Farm.

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Queensland chooses sunshine over coal, to relief of solar industry

Queensland chooses sunshine over coal, to relief of solar industry

Large-scale solar industry breathes sigh of relief after Queensland poll shows likely return of Palaszczuk government, and the retention of the state’s 50 per cent renewables target.

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Queensland poll to be stress test for future of renewables in Australia

Queensland poll to be stress test for future of renewables in Australia

Queensland election means delay for major renewables and storage tender, but will also be major litmus test for future of industry in Australia.

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Herbert Smith Freehills advises lenders on the financing of central Queensland solar farm

Herbert Smith Freehills advises lenders on the financing of central Queensland solar farm

Emerald Solar Park is underpinned by a long term power purchase agreement with Telstra as offtaker. Reaching financial close marks the first banked transaction in Australia with a corporate PPA from Telstra.

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Qld renewables tender swamped by 115 projects, 6,000MW of storage

Qld renewables tender swamped by 115 projects, 6,000MW of storage

Queensland renewables and storage tender attracts proposals amounting to 9,000MW of wind, solar and biomass, and 6000MW of storage.

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Queensland big solar boom continues, as another 150MW project approved

Queensland big solar boom continues, as another 150MW project approved

Queensland’s Western Downs Region continues large-scale solar boom, with approval of 300MW battery ready Beelbee PV farm.

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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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Two more solar farms approved for Queensland's north

Two more solar farms approved for Queensland’s north

Another 141MW of utility-scale solar farms approved for development, as Sunshine State starts to live up to its massive PV potential.

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Queensland’s dance with the devil – its own coal and gas assets

Queensland’s dance with the devil – its own coal and gas assets

Queensland government is finally cracking down on one of the most open secrets of the local energy market – the rampant profiteering of its own coal and gas generators. As a result, energy futures prices have already fallen 15 per cent.

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Ergon ups solar tariff, as Qld govt hikes fossil fuel subsidy to regions

Ergon ups solar tariff, as Qld govt hikes fossil fuel subsidy to regions

Wholesale price rises mean higher solar tariffs for Ergon network, but forces government to lift annual subsidy to supply regional homes with mostly coal power by $200 million a year.