Generation authority - Queensland


You will need this authority if you intend to connect a generating plant to a transmission grid or supply network. A generating plant is any facility used for the creating of electric power.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the agency to identify any eligibility requirements.


As specified


The expiry date usually reflects the economic life of the transmission grid.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $1897.40

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Licence All -

Annual fees vary from $408.25 to $32,727.30 depending on the amount of energy generated. Fees for 2023-24

Transfer Transfer All $176.02

Fees for 2023-24

Transfer process


This authority can be transferred.

Approval time

Around 4 months

Administering agency

Department of Energy and Climate

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.