Shoalhaven hydro expansion project declared critical state infrastructure

Madeline Crittenden
Updated December 18 2018 - 10:44am, first published December 17 2018 - 9:41am
Origin Energy proposes to expand the existing Shoalhaven Pumped Hydro Scheme from 240MW to 475MW, which would produce enough power for around 80,000 homes.
Origin Energy proposes to expand the existing Shoalhaven Pumped Hydro Scheme from 240MW to 475MW, which would produce enough power for around 80,000 homes.

The $300 million Shoalhaven Hydro Expansion Project has been declared Critical State Significant Infrastructure (CSSI) by the Minister for Planning because of its importance to NSW’s future energy security.

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Madeline Crittenden

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

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