Shell solar farm to power gas processing plants

Queensland has welcomed the news that work has begun on the 120MW Gangarri solar farm that is being developed by oil major, Shell, near Wandoan in the state’s south west.

Renew Economy is reporting that State energy minister Anthony Lynham said that construction had begun on the Gangarri project, which he added would wind up being able to generate enough clean energy to power 50,000 homes. Only it won’t be powering Queensland homes, but fossil fuel generators, instead.

As Lynham went on to explain, Gangarri will generate power for QGC’s natural gas processing plants, “showing how gas as a transition fuel and clean energy assets can coexist.”

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