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Blair Athol announces power station plans

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World Coal,

TerraCom Ltd has announced plans to investigate the construction of a 60Mw Solar Power Station on rehabilitated land at the Blair Athol Coal Mine.

TerraCom Chairman – Mr Cameron McRae said the Quantum Group from Singapore will work with GHD in Queensland to initially plan the solar power system: “TerraCom is keen to play a role in helping the Government deliver on its renewable energy targets. Blair Athol is well places to achieve this due to its close proximity to the electricity grid.”

“The Quantum Group are industry leaders in alternative energy generation and we are very pleased to announce that Queensland energy expert Mr. John O’Brien shall lead the planning from GHD.”

He continued: “The introduction of a Solar Power Station constructed on a rehabilitated mine land will provide a long-term future for Blair Athol as a solar hub, which will mean Blair Athol will again be helping to power Queensland’s growth.”

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