Atlas gas is supporting Queensland’s cleaner energy future
by fuelling the Swanbank E power station near Ipswich
in south-east Queensland.
The highly efficient 385 MW combined cycle gas-fired power
station is owned by CleanCo, Queensland’s publicly-owned
clean energy company.
Since signing the first agreement for gas sales from Atlas in
December 2019, Senex and CleanCo signed a new gas sales
agreement in May 2020 to supply a further 2.55 PJ of natural
gas from Atlas starting on 1 January 2021.
CleanCo will rely on the flexible gas-fired Swanbank E power
station along with its Wivenhoe, Barron Gorge, Kareeya and
Koombooloomba Hydro power stations to support variable
renewable energy sources including Karara and MacIntyre
Wind Farms and the Western Downs Green Power Hub.
The 2.55 PJ a year from Atlas will be supplied to the Wallumbilla
hub, joining other gas supplies via the Roma to
Senex is pleased to be helping power Queensland business with