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Pinkenba Ethanol Bio-Refinery Proposal

Project overview*

EIS status 'Significant project' declaration repealed by Coordinator-General.
Description Dry-milling ethanol bio-refinery on an existing industrial site.
Proponent Primary Energy Pty Ltd
Location/s 10 km north-east of Brisbane CBD
Local government/s Brisbane City Council
Key features The bio-refinery would process up to 400,000 tonnes of grain feedstock per year to produce approximately:
  • 160 million litres of fuel-grade ethanol
  • 240,000 tonnes of fertiliser
  • 16,000 tonnes of aqueous ammonia
  • up to 23 megawatts of green electricity

* Project information supplied by proponent and subject to change.

Environmental impact statement (EIS) process

Date Activity
26 September 2012 ‘Significant project’ declaration repealed by Coordinator-General.
17 March 2007 to
30 April 2007
Public consultation on draft terms of reference for EIS (PDF icon 830 KB).
1 December 2006 Gazettal of 'significant project' declaration (PDF icon 87 KB).
25 October 2006 Application, including initial advice statement (PDF icon 3.73 MB), submitted.

Read more about the EIS process.

Last updated: 09 Nov 2021