Previously, the main generation sources in Queensland were coal plants near the load centres of Brisbane and Rockhampton/Gladstone, gas plants in more remote locations, biomass plants along the coast and three mini-hydro power stations. More recently, more than 15 solar farms have joined the system, along with a number of new gas plants.
You can view temporal maps which show the changing mix of electricity generation for the following jurisdictions:
You can also view static maps displaying the:
The information contained in the maps, including the location and generation type, has been prepared by the AEMC as general guidance and for information purposes only. The information is based on publicly available sources, and has not been independently verified by the AEMC, and therefore may not be complete, accurate or up to date. If you have information which would help us to improve the maps, please get in touch.