QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT: Kidston hydro project to deliver jobs and clean energy

Minister for Employment and Small Business, Di Farmer, and Assistant Minister for Hydrogen Development, Lance McCallum are visiting the Kidston pumped storage hydrogen project which is set to play a key role in delivering jobs for Far North Queensland, while creating renewable energy.

CAIRNS POST: Striking gold on job front

Open-cut mine west of cairns set to unleash treasures on region as work kicks into gear a repurposed open-cut gold mine west of Cairns is set to deliver a jobs boom as major earth, electrical and mechanical works hit top gear following a construction start of the Kidston pumped hydro project’s upper reservoir.

International Journal on Hydropower & Dams Issue 2, 2022: The global renaissance of pumped storage

In order to succeed in changing to a sustainable energy supply and also achieve climate protection goals, we have to build hydropower plants and also wind and solar farms all over the world. However, as wind turbines and solar cells don’t provide a regular supply of electricity, electrical energy storage devices will be needed on a large scale. Technologies like lithium-ion batteries alone will not suffice.