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Newsletter 5

Mount Rawdon Pumped Hydro Project Welcome to the Mount Rawdon Pumped Hydro newsletter. This is our fifth newsletter and provides an update on activities, including ongoing environmental baseline studies and stakeholder engagement, and what’s next for the Project. Read More

New media release from the Queensland government

JOINT STATEMENT Minister for Energy, Renewables and Hydrogen and Minister for Public Works and Procurement The Honourable Mick de Brenni Minister for ResourcesThe Honourable Scott Stewart Provides clear approvals pathway for hydrogen and other renewable gas pipelines Supports up to 10,000 jobs and $33 billion in economic activity by 2040 Global powers turning to Queensland …

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To Store Renewable Energy, Some Look to Old Mines

Pumped-storage hydropower at abandoned pits could help make wind and solar power available anytime ADELAIDE, Australia—Mining operations that contributed to greenhouse-gas emissions could soon help to cut them. Around the world, companies are seeking to repurpose old mines as renewable-energy generators using a century-old technology known as pumped-storage hydropower. The technology, already part of the …

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Draft terms of reference now available

Project overview Description Mt Rawdon Operations Pty Ltd and ICA Investment Services Pty Ltd propose to develop and operate a new pumped hydro electricity generation facility through the repurposing of the mine pit created by the existing Mount Rawdon Mine. Read More

Newsletter 4

What is the MRPH Project? The Mount Rawdon Pumped Hydro (MRPH) Project (the Project) is being developed by a joint venture comprising Mount Rawdon Operations Pty Ltd (a subsidiary of Evolution Mining), the owners and operators of the Mount Rawdon Gold Mine, and an investor group managed by ICA Partners. The Project involves repurposing the …

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Newsletter 3

What is the MRPHProject? The Mt Rawdon Pumped Hydro (MRPH) Project (the Project) proposes to repurpose the existing Mt Rawdon Gold Mine to create a pumped hydro electricity generation and storage facility. The Project’s purpose is to provide Queensland with low cost, large scale renewable energy storage, and to support a more reliable energy system, …

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Newsletter 2

Welcome to MRPH News! We are dedicated to ensuring our stakeholders and other interested parties are kept up to date with project planning and assessment activities. This, our second newsletter, provides a summary of recent and upcoming activities, and of opportunities for you to have your say. For ‘live’ information, visit our new project website …

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Project is awarded coordinated project status

The proponents of the Mount Rawdon Pumped Hydro Project are pleased to announce that they have been successful in securing coordinated project status for the project under the State Development and Public Works Organisation Act 1971 (QLD). Coordinated project status is a significant milestone, which recognises the strategic significance of the project and the complexity …

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