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Oct 23

Queensland-made batteries powering renewable future

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced a binding agreement for publicly owned electricity generator Stanwell Corporation to develop grid-scale iron flow battery storage systems with Queensland-based Energy Storage Industries — Asia...
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Sep 23

Stanwell’s 2022/23 Annual Report released

Today, we are pleased to release our 2022/23 Annual Report. Amidst a range of challenges, the past 12 months has produced many positive advancements for Stanwell’s and Queensland’s energy transformation....
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Jan 23

A story to worm your heart

Why are worms considered to be great company? Because they are always down to earth… and the Health, Safety and Environmental team at Stanwell Power Station (SPS) couldn’t agree more…...
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Mar 22

How is land rehabilitated after mining?

It’s a long road to rehabilitation — planning for rehabilitation starts before mining activities can even begin, and when mining finishes it’s followed by rehabilitation implementation, monitoring, and maintenance. From...
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Nov 21

Putting theory into practice

We recently welcomed Electrical Engineering Student, Montana Dawson, to our Stanwell Power Station as she completes a seven-month vacation program at the site with our engineering team. We caught up...
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Oct 21

Stanwell operations going digital

Stanwell and Tarong power stations are now set to simplify and improve how they perform work, following the approval of FSM Fieldworker software to be used on digital devices. Stanwell’s...
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Oct 21

The guardians of Mica Creek

Mica Creek Power Station once boasted a workforce in the hundreds during its heyday, but now, several months since the Mount Isa power station was taken out of operation, just...
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Sep 21

Five-minute settlement — it’s here!

It’s happening! As of one minute past midnight on 1 October 2021, Stanwell, the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO), and our National Electricity Market (NEM) counterparties are implementing five-minute settlement....
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Sep 21

Making your work environment work for you

Stuffy, suburban office parks aren’t the most inspiring spaces to do your best work.  Asking around Stanwell’s Brisbane office, our people would agree. Consistent feedback is that people love our...
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Aug 21

Ensuring inclusion during outages

Outages at Tarong power stations are no new operation, with this year’s overhaul being another notch on the belt for many at site. Despite this, our Tarong Unit 1 overhaul...
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Aug 21

Hats off to recycling!

Hard hats are worn at our sites to ensure the health and safety of our people and contractors. Because of occupational health and safety guidelines, hard hats can only be...
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May 21

Stanwell advances battery storage plans

Stanwell is progressing detailed plans for a large-scale standalone battery at Tarong Power Station. The proposed 150 megawatt (MW) battery energy storage system (BESS) will help support energy system security...
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Apr 21

Stanwell CEO Richard Van Breda resigns

The Stanwell Board has reluctantly agreed to accept the resignation of Stanwell’s Chief Executive Officer, Richard Van Breda. Richard will continue full time in the CEO role until 28 May...
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Apr 21

The road to rehabilitation for Meandu Mine

‌Rehabilitation‌ ‌is‌ ‌an‌ ‌essential‌ ‌part‌ ‌of‌ ‌responsible‌ ‌mining‌ ‌–‌ ‌and‌ ‌when‌ ‌the‌ ‌last‌ ‌excavator‌ ‌leaves‌ ‌a section of Stanwell’s Meandu‌ ‌Mine,‌ it’s ‌just‌ ‌‌the‌ ‌beginning‌ ‌for‌ ‌that section of land’s future. Owned‌...
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