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Image for the news item: Monaro has massive potential for renewable hydro energy

Monaro has massive potential for renewable hydro energy

One of Australia’s leading renewable energy experts says the Monaro region’s pumped hydro potential could help to establish...

Image for the news item: Snowy Hydro signs on wind and solar to supply pumped hydro scheme

Snowy Hydro signs on wind and solar to supply pumped hydro scheme

Snowy Hydro recently announced the signing of eight wind and solar contracts to provide cheaper energy to 500,000 households.

Image for the news item: Snowy Hydro releases EIS for Snowy 2.0 exploratory works

Snowy Hydro releases EIS for Snowy 2.0 exploratory works

An Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Snowy Hydro’s proposed Snowy 2.0 Exploratory Works has been released for a...

Image for the news item: Snowy 2.0 can 'out-compete' any new coal plants, chief says

Snowy 2.0 can 'out-compete' any new coal plants, chief says

The head of the government’s Snowy 2.0 project says the expanded scheme would be able to “out-compete” any new coal-fired...

Image for the news item: Origin says renewables are the future amid $230m plan to double capacity of Shoalhaven hydro scheme

Origin says renewables are the future amid $230m plan to double capacity of Shoalhaven hydro scheme

Origin Energy has announced a $230 million plan to expand the Shoalhaven hydro electricity scheme from its current 240 megawatt...

Image for the news item: Federal Government buys Snowy Hydro scheme from NSW and Victoria for $6 billion

Federal Government buys Snowy Hydro scheme from NSW and Victoria for $6 billion

NSW and Victoria will share a $6 billion "bonanza" from the sale of the iconic Snowy Hydro project in a deal that will pour...

Image for the news item: Independent expert report released for Snowy 2.0

Independent expert report released for Snowy 2.0

As part of the feasibility study for the Snowy 2.0 project, an independent expert economic analysis of the changing energy...

Image for the news item: Snowy 2.0 Feasibility Study Delivered

Snowy 2.0 Feasibility Study Delivered

Snowy Hydro’s independent Board of Directors has approved the Snowy 2.0 feasibility study, and for further work to be undertaken...

Image for the news item: 'Snowy 2.0' will go ahead but cost increases 50 per cent

'Snowy 2.0' will go ahead but cost increases 50 per cent

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's much-hyped 'Snowy 2.0' expansion has been given the green light, however the scheme could...

Image for the news item: Sites for pumped hydro energy storage

Sites for pumped hydro energy storage

Energy storage is important in securing the stability of an electricity grid. Pumped hydro energy storage (PHES) could have...

Image for the news item: Australia blessed with more than 22,000 possible pump storage sites, ANU finds

Australia blessed with more than 22,000 possible pump storage sites, ANU finds

Australia has more than 22,000 sites around the country that could be suitable for pumped hydro storage, according to a study...

Image for the news item: Drilling down 1km to test rock for $2bn Snowy 2.0 scheme

Drilling down 1km to test rock for $2bn Snowy 2.0 scheme

Under blizzard conditions, drilling for core samples at the site that will house a massive underground vault for the Snowy...