Qld clean energy plan in limbo

TWO key planks of the Queensland Government’s clean energy evolution have languished in limbo for almost two years, casting doubts over its plans for 50 per cent renewable power use by 2030.

The Courier-Mail is reporting dozens of proponents for the Government’s Renewables 400 initiative, a reverse auction to build 400 megawatts of clean energy and storage solutions, have been waiting since September 2017 to hear back about their bids.

Expressions of interest in the Government’s Clean Energy Hub, a $150 million plan to connect north Queensland renewable projects to the electricity grid, also closed in September 2017 but the project has not progressed.

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