Queensland Renewable Energy Zones




PROJECT
PIPELINE
STATUS

Prospective pipeline

Credibly proposed

Announced

Under procurement

Preferred bidder announced

Recently closed
Central REZ
Southern REZ
Northern REZ
Queensland Renewable Energy Zones
STATUS

Prospective pipeline

Greenfield (construction) or brownfield (government asset divestment) projects needed or likely to occur within the next five years, but is not formally proposed by a state, territory or major local government.

Credibly proposed

The project or divestment is supported by a state, territory or major local government, is subject to studies or other processes (such as pre-feasibility or scoping studies or business case development), and is likely to proceed to formal announcement.   

Announced

The project has a firm commitment and timeline from a state, territory or major local government, but has not yet entered the market.

Under procurement

The project or transaction is under procurement (such as a call for Expressions of Interest, requests for tender, or another offer to the market).

Preferred bidder announced

A preferred bidder has been selected and is in exclusive negotiations.

Recently closed

Projects that have progressed to contractual close remain on ANZIP for 12 months.

ANZIP is focused only on major infrastructure activity, above the following thresholds:

Australia

Construction projects: > AUD$300m

Investable greenfield & brownfield: > AUD$100m

New Zealand

All greenfield and brownfield projects and divestments: > NZD $100 million


STATUS: Announced
VALUE: $145M AUD
SECTOR: Energy
JURISDICTION: QLD
PROCUREMENT APPROACH: Unknown
TYPE: Greenfield

Project scope

The Queensland Government will develop three Renewable Energy Zones, located in northern, central and southern Queensland. The REZs are intended to encourage investment in renewable generation and storage projects.

 


 

Funding

Queensland Government: The Queensland Government committed $145 million to support network upgrades and streamline the development of new renewable generation projects in the Renewable Energy Zones.

 


 

Procurement

Tenderers (ROI): In September 2020, ROIs opened for proponents interested in developing projects in the Northern, Central and Southern REZs, closing on 25 September.



Last reviewed: 21/08/2020

Central REZ


PROJECT
PIPELINE
STATUS

Prospective pipeline

Credibly proposed

Announced

Under procurement

Preferred bidder announced

Recently closed
 Central REZ

STATUS: Prospective pipeline
SECTOR: Energy
JURISDICTION: QLD
PROCUREMENT APPROACH: Unknown
TYPE: Greenfield

Project scope

The QLD Government will develop three Renewable Energy Zones in the state, The Northern, Central and a Southern QREZs. The Central REZ will be located in the Gladstone Bundaberg area, with two potential locations:

  • Fitzroy, and
  • Wide Bay.

 



Last reviewed: 21/08/2020

Northern REZ


PROJECT
PIPELINE
STATUS

Prospective pipeline

Credibly proposed

Announced

Under procurement

Preferred bidder announced

Recently closed
 Northern REZ

STATUS: Announced
SECTOR: Energy
JURISDICTION: QLD
PROCUREMENT APPROACH: Unknown
TYPE: Greenfield

Project scope

The QLD Government will develop three Renewable Energy Zones in the state, The Northern, Central and a Southern QREZs. The Northern REZ has five potential locations:

  • Far North Queensland
  • The North Queensland Renewable Energy Hub
  • North Queensland
  • Issac, and
  • Barcaldine.

 



Last reviewed: 21/08/2020

Southern REZ


PROJECT
PIPELINE
STATUS

Prospective pipeline

Credibly proposed

Announced

Under procurement

Preferred bidder announced

Recently closed
 Southern REZ

STATUS: Prospective pipeline
SECTOR: Energy
JURISDICTION: QLD
PROCUREMENT APPROACH: Unknown
TYPE: Greenfield

Project scope

The QLD Government will develop three Renewable Energy Zones in the state, The Northern, Central and a Southern QREZs. The Southern REZ will be located in the Darling Downs region.



Last reviewed: 21/08/2020

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