Map of Tasmania’s fossil-fuel free electricity generation, showing existing hydro and wind.
Global energy giant GE signs agreement to help fast-track proposed 500MW pumped hydro storage project at Dungowan Dam in New England region of NSW.
NSW prepares new call for wind, solar and storage projects in second renewable energy zone as it puts together plan to replace ageing coal fleet.
Genex extends deadline for debt financing deal as it seeks to land an equity partner for Kidston pumped hydro project and lock in transmission agreement.
In a gift to voters ahead of the Eden Monaro by-election, the Morrison government waves through environmental approval for Snowy 2.0.
Morrison government to fast-track approval of Marinus Link interconnector, that is set to unlock new investment in wind and storage as part of “Battery of Nation” project.
Off river pumped hydro sites using old mines or reservoirs are likely to deliver lower cost energy storage than other pumped hydro options.
Controversial Snowy 2.0 pumped hydro project receives planning approval from NSW government, but questions remain about its environmental and economic impacts.
Snowy 2.0 tops a list of projects to be fast-tracked through the planning system, as the NSW government looks for major construction stimulus opportunities.
AEMO flags changes to Integrated System Plan after seeing cost of battery storage fall sharply, and acknowledging cost of new transmission, pumped hydro and gas plants has jumped.