A $60 million world-leading advanced manufacturing facility is a step closer to development, following the Queensland government’s announcement it would commit $7.5 million to the project. The shell forging plant proposed by the newly formed joint venture Rheinmetall Nioa Munitions (RNM) is to support local small-to-medium-sized businesses that are part of the industry supply chain. … Continue reading Qld government commits $7.5 million to advanced shell manufacturing facility
Queensland’s $1 billion Gladstone Energy and Ammonia project is a step closer to delivery with terms of reference for the project’s environmental impact statement (EIS) released. The project proposes to convert 1.5 million tonnes per annum of coal to produce ammonia, synthetic natural gas and electrical power. Labour member for Gladstone Glenn Butcher said Australian … Continue reading EIS released for Gladstone project to turn coal into ammonia
The $175 million Susan River Solar Farm on Queensland’s Fraser Coast officially opened this week, adding a further 95MW of solar power to the state’s energy supply. Queensland’s assistant minister for treasury Glenn Butcher represented the state government at an on-site ceremony near Maryborough today, after the North Queensland floods saw the premier and all … Continue reading New solar farm powers up in Queensland
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) today announced $18 million in funding for the $160 million Kennedy Park wind, solar and battery project, based in North Queensland. The 60.5 megawatt (MW) project will consist of 43.2 MW of wind, 15 MW of solar PV, a 2 MW lithium ion battery and a synchronous condenser. On … Continue reading Funding for solar project in Queensland
Western Downs Regional Council has approved the biggest solar project in the region – a 300 megawatt solar farm to be constructed by Luminous Energy.
EnergyAustralia has announced a $9.3 million partnership with Brisbane-based solar inverter system developer, Redback Technologies, which will see users being able to control their energy consumption through a smart phone.