Federal Government backs study to assess expansion of Shoalhaven Pumped Hydro Scheme

Madeline Crittenden
Updated October 30 2018 - 11:08am, first published 10:29am
Origin is examining doubling the output of the Shoalhaven hydro power station. Photo: SMH.
Origin is examining doubling the output of the Shoalhaven hydro power station. Photo: SMH.

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has committed $2 million in funding for Origin Energy to assess the feasibility of expanding the Shoalhaven Pumped Hydro Scheme, a project that could provide baseload power for up 80,000 homes.

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Madeline Crittenden

Madeline Crittenden is a journalist for Fairfax Media at the South Coast Register.

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