NSW government launches a $50 million grant program, hoping to attract up to 3,000MW of pumped hydro projects to the state.
Queensland to look at new 1,000MW pumped hydro energy project as it accelerates its energy storage push after the Callide coal explosion.
Turnbull dismisses fossil fuel hydrogen and carbon capture and storage and laments lack of any new major clean energy projects in Morrison budget.
AGL Energy will progress early works on a plan to convert an upper Hunter coal mine to pumped hydro energy storage, after promising preliminary studies.
Construction of Australia’s first pumped hydro project in several decades to begin after Genex locks in final contracts and finance.
Genex locks in contractors for engineering and construction works for Kidston pumped hydro project.
Genex turns to its shareholders to raise $110m needed to build its flagship Kidston pumped hydro project, while ARENA chips in with a new $47m grant.
Media billionaire Kerry Stokes reportedly floats idea of repurposing Muja coal mine for a pumped hydro storage project – a solution to rehabilitation costs?
Morrison’s investment in Marinus Link set to unlock investment in new hydro energy plants in Tasmania, as concerns raised about government interventions.
NSW government locks in $50 million in recoverable grants to accelerate the construction of new pumped-hydro energy storage projects across the state.