Overhaul has power station pumping

Queensland’s Wivenhoe power station has returned to full operations with the successful completion of a major overhaul lasting more than 100 days.

The $14m overhaul of the Wivenhoe Hydroelectric Power Station west of Brisbane has been completed safely and on budget.

The maintenance works created 100 jobs and the overhaul will mean the 570MW power station can continue to produce cleaner, cheaper energy for decades to come, Minister for Energy, Renewables and Hydrogen Mick de Brenni said.

Read the full Ministerial Statement