Water levels of the Kuranda Weir have been increasing towards normal levels since 7.30 am today (Thursday), after a technical malfunction caused water levels to drop to 2.8m early this morning. This reduced Barron River water levels upstream of the weir. On Wednesday evening the water level in the weir was reduced in order to… Read More
Stanwell has not made any formal decision to withdraw Mackay Gas Turbine from service. The unit was commissioned in 1975. It is the highest cost peaking generator in Queensland and uses diesel oil for fuel. It was originally built to provide black start capability to Collinsville Power Station which was decommissioned in 2012. At that… Read More
A record number of energy industry staff united at Stanwell’s fifteenth annual charity bowls day on Thursday 30 November 2017, raising more than $34,000 for CarersQLD. The Stanwell Classic bowls day saw employees from dozens of energy market companies, come together to battle it out on the bowling green for bragging rights and to raise… Read More
Queensland has the lowest wholesale electricity prices in the National Electricity Market, along with Australia’s most secure and reliable supply of baseload power. “Stanwell strongly rejects any assertion that it is, or has been, ‘gaming the market’,” Stanwell’s Chief Executive Officer Mr Richard Van Breda said. “Stanwell’s trading strategy reflects its response to competition in… Read More
Stanwell remains open to exploring options with Boyne Smelters Limited (BSL) to assist with their load requirements, however, any agreement would need to be reflective of market prices and demonstrate value to both parties… Read More
James Oliver, who began his power industry career at Stanwell Power Station (SPS) in 2003, was recently announced as Site Manager of the highly automated power station, 22 kilometres west of Rockhampton.
Stanwell Corporation today announced that Tim Hogan has been appointed to manage the largest producers of renewable energy in Queensland – Barron Gorge Hydro Power Station, near Cairns, and Kareeya Hydro Power Station, near Tully.
Stanwell today reiterated its position that it has more than enough competitive cost coal to supply Tarong’s power stations from its adjacent Meandu Mine until the end of their economic lives.
Stanwell has abundant, economic coal to supply Tarong’s power stations from its adjacent Meandu Mine and Kunioon resource for several more decades. Through its work since acquiring the Meandu and Kunioon mining tenements in 2008, Stanwell has developed a very detailed knowledge of the resources and identified substantial low cost coal which resulted in Stanwell… Read More
A fatality has occurred involving a sub-contractor at the Tarong power stations earlier this morning. Queensland Police and emergency services are in attendance. Stanwell and UGL are devastated for the family, friends and work mates of the delivery driver. Stanwell and UGL will do everything it can to assist the family, its employees and contractors… Read More