CS Energy

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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.[1]

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.[2]
  • 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.[3] In Late March 2010 CS Energy announced it would close the Swanbank B power station by 2012.[4]


Contact details

CS Energy Ltd
Level 2
HQ (North Tower)
540 Wickham Street
Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
Telephone: 07 3854 7777
Facsimile: 07 3854 7300
Email: energyinfo AT csenergy.com.au
Website: http://www.csenergy.com.au/

Articles and resources


  1. CS Energy, "About Us", CS Energy website, accessed June 2011.
  2. CS Energy, "Callide", CS Energy website, accessed June 2011.
  3. CS Energy, "Swanbank B Power Station", CS Energy website, accessed June 2011.
  4. CS Energy, "Swanbank", CS Energy website, accessed June 2011.
  5. Ash Development Association of Australia, "Membership", Ash Development Association of Australia website, accessed June 2011.

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