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Sunshine Hydro signs 20% First Nations equity deal on flagship Queensland project

Sunshine Hydro and project partner Energy Estate have signed an agreement to give First Nations stakeholders a 20% equity option in the companies’ Djandori Gung-i Superhybrid project at Miriam Vale, Queensland. The project proposes to deliver up to 600 MW of pumped hydro capacity and up to 300 MW of hydrogen electrolysers.

Mytilineos secures PPA for 120 MW Queensland solar farm in development

Australia’s National Broadband Network (nbn) Corporation has signed an offtake deal with Greek developer Mytilineos to take 59 GWh per annum from its Munna Creek solar farm north of Brisbane, Queensland.

CS Energy pens supply agreement for ‘hydrogen ready’ power plant

CS Energy has signed an agreement with United States-headquartered GE Vernova for the supply of key equipment for Queensland’s first “hydrogen-ready” gas peaking power plant which will initially be capable of operating on 35% renewable hydrogen.

Genex gets green for full commercial operations at 100 MWh Bouldercombe battery

Queensland’s second large-scale battery energy storage system has received approval to immediately commence full commercial operations after Genex Power successfully completed the commissioning of its 50 MW/100 MWh Bouldercombe Battery Project.

Queensland commits to critical minerals processing plant

With the clean energy transition driving a global increase in demand for critical minerals, the Queensland government has declared Townsville will be home to Australia’s first state-owned processing facility for critical minerals like vanadium.

Tritium to take EV charger manufacturing operations offshore

Australian electric vehicle charger manufacturer Tritium will close its Brisbane manufacturing facility and move production to the United States in a bid to ensure its financial survival.


Queensland Bouldercombe battery fire ignited on grid side, not within Megapack, analysis finds

Genex Power, owner of the 50 MW / 100 MWh Bouldercombe battery which caught fire in Queensland on September 26, says its preliminary root cause analysis found the fault occurred at the grid side of the Tesla Megapack battery unit.


Queensland Hydro heads underground with 48 GWh pumped hydro project

The Queensland government’s proposed 2 GW/48 GWh Borumba pumped hydro energy storage project continues to power ahead with a call for expressions of interest for underground works.

Genex reaches underground milestone on pumped hydro project

The 250 MW/2,000 MWh Kidston Pumped Storage Hydro Project being developed in northern Queensland remains on track for energisation next year with developer Genex Power announcing that construction of the main access tunnel for the underground works is now complete.

Ark Energy breaks ground on SunHQ green hydrogen hub

International metals group Korea Zinc’s Australian subsidiary Ark Energy has commenced construction of stage one of its first green hydrogen project that is to include a 1 MW electrolyser powered by the existing 124 MW Sun Metals Solar Farm in north Queensland.

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