Stanwell Corporation Limited is an Australian Government-owned public company that is engaged in the generation and sale of electricity in Queensland. The company operates coal, gas and hydroelectric power stations and has the capacity to supply over 45% of Queensland's peak electricity requirements. The company employs approximately 700 people and is headquartered in Brisbane.

Stanwell Corporation owns the following plants in Queensland:


Coal Fired plants:

  • Stanwell Power Station
  • Tarong Power Station


Gas fired plants:

  • Swanbank E Power Station
  • Mica Creek Power Station


Hydroelectric generators:

  • Barron Gorge Hydro
  • Kareeya Hydro
  • Koombooloomba Hydro
  • Koombooloomba Dam
  • Wivenhoe Small Hydro



  • Mackay Gas Turbine



  • Meandu Mine
  • Curragh Mine


Stanwell Corporation also retails electricity to large industrial and commercial users. The retail business also operates in New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria and the ACT.  

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Fossil Fuel Electricity Generation in Australia
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