Regulatory approval for major new transmission link raises questions about who should bear the costs, and not just the poor old consumer.
Transgrid gets regulator tick for $1.83 billion in “transformational” new transmission link after CEFC makes its largest ever investment.
Expanded Tesla big battery at Hornsdale stepped into market after Callide coal explosion with successful real-world test of its “virtual machine mode.”
TransGrid’s new spin off Lumea to target grid services for clean energy projects, and an expansion into other Australian markets.
Networks make final pitch for new transmission link seen as crucial for South Australia to reach net 100 per cent renewables, and for NSW to exit coal.
AEMC dumps “do no harm” rule that caused chaos in the grid and forced many wind and solar farms to install expensive machinery.
Major transmission upgrades, including new link to South Australia and renewable energy zones in NSW, now in doubt after AEMC refuses rule change request.
TransGrid takes steps to assuage concerns about the broader impacts of Snowy 2.0, with release of new route options for the $2.1 billion HumeLink transmission upgrade.
TransGrid says underground power lines not a viable option for Snowy 2.0 grid connection, as NSW releases EIS for consultation.
TransGrid secures backing of nine banks for a $600 million debt facility, as the company readies to connect more wind, solar and storage projects.