CS Energy community sponsorships available in Western Downs

10-Aug-2018 11:25 AM

Applications are now open for Round 1 of funding under CS Energy’s community sponsorships program in the Western Downs region.

Community groups in the Chinchilla and Dalby areas are encouraged to apply for sponsorships of up to $30,000 for their community project or event.
Kogan Creek Power Station General Manager Phil Matha said CS Energy placed a strong emphasis on contributing to the social and economic wellbeing of local communities that host its operations.
“CS Energy will support partnerships and sponsorships that have a clear benefit for the community,” he said.
“We will prioritise projects that create lasting change, and address an area of need.”
To be eligible for a sponsorship, community projects or events must align with one or more of
CS Energy’s investment areas of focus:
  • Safety and environment
  • Social and community development
  • Education
  • Culture and art
  • Active and healthy communities
For information on eligibility requirements and how to apply, visit www.csenergy.com.au/community/social-investment.
Applications for Round 1 will close at 3pm on 28 September 2018. Sponsorship applications will be reviewed by an internal assessment panel.
Round 2 of CS Energy’s community sponsorship will open in early 2019.
Image:  A photo of Kogan Creek GM Phil Matha talking to a community member about sponsorships can be downloaded at: https://www.dropbox.com/s/r1b0u7mjkgyogxz/CS%20Energy%20Kogan%20Creek%20GM%20Phil%20Matha%20talks%20sponsorship.jpg?dl=0 

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CS Energy is a Queensland energy company that has more than 400 employees, operates three power stations and has a trading portfolio of 4,035 megawatts.

CS Energy operates the 1,510 megawatt Callide Power Station near Biloela in Central Queensland, the 750 megawatt coal-fired Kogan Creek Power Station, near Chinchilla in South West Queensland and the 500 megawatt pumped storage hydroelectric Wivenhoe Power Station, near Esk in South East Queensland. CS Energy’s coal resources include the Kogan Creek Mine.

The company is also party to the Interconnection and Power Pooling Agreement that entitles the company to trade the output of the Gladstone Power Station in excess of the requirements of the Boyne Aluminium Smelter.

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