Tenderers for geothermal exploration

The Queensland Government has announced the latest successful tenderers for 13 new areas of geothermal exploration in the State.

The Queensland Government has announced the latest successful tenderers for 13 new areas of geothermal exploration in the State.

Geothermal, or ‘hot rocks’ energy is produced from heat generated and captured from deep inside the earth.

The latest tenderers will have to undertake a native title process before a geothermal exploration permit can be granted.

The preferred tenderers for the latest round are:

Area name – Company

Warm/Hot – Hot Rock Ltd

Innot – Gradient Energy Australia Pty Ltd

Karumba 1 – Terra Estus Resources Pty Limited

Karumba 2 – Terra Estus Resources Pty Limited

Karumba 3 – Terra Estus Resources Pty Limited

Toobra – Clean Energy Australasia Pty Ltd

Carcoory 1 – Earth Solar Power Pty Ltd

Carcoory 2 – Earth Solar Power Pty Ltd

Carcoory 3 – Earth Solar Power Pty Ltd

Nappamerri 1 – Icon Energy Limited

Nappamerri 2 – Icon Energy Limited

The Queensland granted its first exploration permit for geothermal to Granite Power Limited earlier this month (May 2) in the Gladstone area.

Note – An electronic copy of the map of the 13 areas is available from the Government.

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