Billions of dollars of power lines to be built in New England in new plan released by Australian Energy Market Operator

Andrew Messenger
By Andrew Messenger
Updated July 7 2022 - 1:35am, first published July 6 2022 - 11:07pm
GREEN DREAMS: The energy market plan also confirms earlier estimates that the New England "has the potential to become one of the largest renewable energy zones" in the entire east coast energy market, boasting some 10.4 gigawatts of power by 2040. Photo: file

As much as $2 billion worth of new, huge transmission lines could be built in the New England region in as little as five years, according to the latest plan by the energy regulator.

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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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