ElectraNet and TransGrid recently joined a host of industry experts at the 2019 Clean Energy Summit, in Sydney, where a common theme for discussion was the need to build new transmission lines and upgrade existing infrastructure to support the delivery of renewable energy to the National Electricity Market (NEM).
ElectraNet has been advised that the Commonwealth Department of the Environment and Energy (DoEE) has determined the South Australian component of Project EnergyConnect is to be a “Controlled Action”.
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The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) recently announced it has commenced assessment of the SA to NSW Interconnector option under the Regulatory Investment Test for Transmission (RIT-T).
A new paper from the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO, 2019a) has highlighted the importance of investing in state interconnectors –such as Project EnergyConnect - to unlock renewable energy sources and drive down power bills for customers.