FNQ wind farm to create jobs and boost Northern Qld Renewable Energy Zone

The Palaszczuk Government will unlock around 350 jobs and more than $370 million in renewable energy infrastructure as part of the state’s first major investment in the Northern Queensland Renewable Energy Zone.

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk today announced her government would invest $40 million to upgrade transmission lines in Far North Queensland, creating 97 jobs for local workers.

The Premier said this would allow Neoen to forge ahead with its $373 million, 157-megawatt Kaban wind farm, creating another 250 jobs for locals.

Read the full Ministerial Statement