NSW ministers called on to prevent “wholesale destruction” of Kosciuszko National Park by Snowy 2.0 transmission line works.
NSW grants priority status to transmission network upgrades, helping to fast-tracking approvals process for first Renewable Energy Zone and up to 3GW of new wind and solar.
AEMC pushes back the deadline for draft system strength reforms, saying more time is needed to work through the complexities.
CEFC strikes $125m deal with TransGrid to deliver new network infrastructure, helping to fund Snowy 2.0’s connection to the main grid.
Elecnor and Clough joint venture EnergySecure tapped to deliver TransGrid portion of NSW-S.A. interconnector.
TransGrid seeks bids for first stage of New England renewable energy zone, and gets some ARENA funding to develop a plan for the network infrastructure.
UPC\AC Renewables Australia’s 720MW New England solar farm plus 400MWh battery cleared for connection by network provider Transgrid.
NSW plan for first Renewable Energy Zone attracts “phenomenal” 113 registrations of interest for projects totalling 27GW and valued at $38 billion.
AER fast-tracks approval for $218M upgrade to NSW-QLD interconnector to strengthen electricity supplies in a post-Liddell grid.
Plans to build an 800km transmission line between New South Wales and South Australia given “critical infrastructure” status by NSW government.