New England renewable energy zone: New England to get billions in new poles and wires under Australian Energy Market Operator's Integrated System Plan

Andrew Messenger
By Andrew Messenger
December 15 2021 - 6:30pm
POWER BOOM: The region will produce as much as 14.5 gigawatts of renewable energy in 2050, more power than is produced in the Hunter today. Photo: Andrew Messenger

More power will be generated in the New England region in 2050 than is produced in the Hunter today and the region will need billions in new power poles to accommodate it, according to the latest energy market plan.

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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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