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A new hydro scheme in North Queensland is set to create 500 jobs over the next three years after a 30-year deal was sealed to sell power from the project.

The scheme will work by pumping water between two disused mining pits at the site through tunnels in which turbines will be installed.

See https://www.couriermail.com.au/business/north-qld-hydro-set-to-pump-up-job-market-with-500-jobs/news-story/b15a2acd244dff28d2d6484244260b78

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caf002 @ 2020.04.10 1:22 AM
All the empty mining pits in the Hunter could be used this way

Michael Sharpe @ 2020.04.10 3:25 AM
To power up the economy after the covid19 crisis, we need to take every opportunity to provide cheap and reliable energy. 

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By Michael Sharpe

1 April 2020

 
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