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.
Project EnergyConnect has been granted Major Development status in South Australia, with Premier Steven Marshall naming the interconnector as ‘nation-building infrastructure.’