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CS Energy is a Queensland Government owned electricity corporation which was established in 1997. The company has a portfolio of coal and gas-fired power stations with a total installed capacity of over 3,000 megawatts.
Coal fired power stations
- Callide power station is located 18 kilometres east of Biloela in central Queensland and comprises the Calldie A and B units and the Callide Power Plant, which is also referred to as the Callide C unit. Callide A was originally constructed in 1965, was refurbished and recommissioned in April 1998. It is now the site of the Callide Oxyfuel Project. The Callide B unit was commissioned in 1988 while the 900 MW supercritical Callide Power Plant was commissioned in 2001. The installed capacity of the three units is 1720 megawatts.
- Swanbank B power station is located nine kilometres from Ipswich in Southeast Queensland. The Swanbank power station comprises the coal-fired Swanbank B power station and the gas-fired Swanbank E power station. The Swanbank B power station was commissioned between 1970 and 1973 and comprises four 120 megawatt generating units. In Late March 2010 CS Energy announced it would close the Swanbank B power station by 2012.
CS Energy Ltd
HQ (North Tower)
540 Wickham Street
Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
Telephone: 07 3854 7777
Facsimile: 07 3854 7300
Email: energyinfo AT csenergy.com.au
Articles and resources
- CS Energy, "About Us", CS Energy website, accessed June 2011.
- CS Energy, "Callide", CS Energy website, accessed June 2011.
- CS Energy, "Swanbank B Power Station", CS Energy website, accessed June 2011.
- CS Energy, "Swanbank", CS Energy website, accessed June 2011.
- Ash Development Association of Australia, "Membership", Ash Development Association of Australia website, accessed June 2011.