Posts Tagged ‘Queensland’

Queensland could reap $24bn renewables boom if it phases out coal generators

Analysts say sector could expand sixfold if all planned projects proceed and government focuses on carbon reduction policies Regional Queensland is on the verge of a $24bn renewable energy boom, but the “vast majority” of projects will never be built without the phase out of existing coal-fired power stations and government policy to reduce emissions […]

Queensland windfarm finally cleared after four years of approval processes

Federal environment minister Greg Hunt approves $380m Mount Emerald windfarm, which can provide power for up to 75,000 homes After four years of delays owing to red tape, construction on Queensland’s largest windfarm could start within a year. The federal environment minister, Greg Hunt, approved the $380m Mount Emerald farm, in the Atherton Tablelands, on […]