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Stanwell Corporation

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Industry  Energy
Products  Energy
Number of employees  800
Founded  1997
Area served  Queensland
Revenue  A$xxx million (2013)
Headquarters  Brisbane
Subsidiaries  Tarong Energy
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Key people  Richard Van Breda CEO The Honourable Warwick Parer AM Chairman
Operating income  (A$24.6) million (2011)
Type of business  Queensland Government-owned corporation

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Stanwell Corporation is a Queensland government-owned corporation and is the state's largest electricity generator.


Stanwell Corporation is a diversified energy company with a range or electricity generation assets: thermal coal, gas and hydroelectric, and fuel assets. These are geographically dispersed across Queensland and together generate more than 4,000 megawatts of electricity.

The business employs approximately 800 people across its various sites in Queensland.

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Major assets

Major assets owned and operated by Stanwell include

  • Barron Gorge Hydroelectric Power Station
  • Kareeya Hydro Power Station
  • Koombooloomba Hydro Power Station
  • Stanwell Power Station
  • Tarong Power Station
  • Tarong North Power Station
  • Meandu Mine
  • Mica Creek Power Station
  • Mackay Gas Turbine
  • Swanbank B and E Power Stations
  • Wivenhoe Small Hydro
  • Windy Hill Wind Farm in Queensland and Toora Wind Farm in Victoria were owned by Stanwell but were sold to Transfield Services in 2007. The company also subsequently sold Emu Downs Wind Farm in Western Australia.

    Following a review by the Treasurer of Queensland of the state’s electricity sector in 2010, Tarong Energy became a wholly owned subsidiary of Stanwell Corporation on 1 July 2011.


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