Eighty companies bid on New England renewable energy zone, with record 34 gigawatts of power submitted

Andrew Messenger
By Andrew Messenger
Updated September 2 2021 - 4:11am, first published August 30 2021 - 12:13am
POWER PLANT: Energy Minister Matt Kean and local MP Adam Marshall celebrate the announcement of the renewable energy zone last year. Photo: file

Over 80 companies have swamped the expressions of interest process for the New England's renewable energy zone (REZ) with projects totaling an enormous 34 gigawatts of green energy.

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Andrew Messenger

Andrew Messenger

Northern Daily Leader journalist

Politics, environment and energy journalist at the Northern Daily Leader. I also write about health, bushfires and occasionally music. I'm a Brisbane boy by way of Charleville and Hobart who now lives in in beautiful New England. Get me at andrew.messenger@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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