Stanwell Power Station provides a reliable and flexible supply of electricity which is needed to support ongoing growth in renewable energy. Acting Stanwell Power Station Site Manager Angie Zahra said the power station played an important role in helping the market transition to lower carbon energy. “The falling cost of new renewable energy means it… Read More
Stanwell Corporation Limited (Stanwell) will go out to tender for a new mining operations agreement at Meandu Mine to commence in July 2020. Meandu Mine Site Manager Dan Redman said the energy market was undergoing a radical transformation and Stanwell’s primary focus was to ensure the long-term future of the Tarong power stations. “As with… Read More
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.