New Report – Energy ministers should boost economic benefits to host communities

A new report argues that energy ministers will need to increase the benefits to regional communities that host large-scale transmission infrastructure if governments want to ensure continued support for renewable energy. Energy Grid Alliance believe they are missing the point; Social licence cannot be bought, it must be earned.

Electricity Transmission Company Land Access Statement of Expectations – Have Your Say

A Statement of Expectations, Code of Practice and Accountability Mechanisms are urgently needed to ensure electricity transmission companies are fulfilling their obligations when accessing land under section 93 of the Electricity Industry Act 2000.  Energy Grid Alliance has recently made a submission to the Statement of Expectations consultation process, detailing concerns and highlighting areas where land access protocols can be improved. Have your say before 19 April 2022.

WVTNP EES Submission Delayed

Today Ausnet Services has revised the Environmental Effects Statement (EES) submission date for the Western Victoria Transmission Network Project (WVTNP) to enable more time to consult with landholders prior to submitting the EES on the proposed route and complete the field surveys and investigations required.

Best Practice Approach for Protection of Wedge-tailed Eagles in Electricity Transmission Infrastructure Development

The transition to renewable energy generation in the name of climate change must not degrade the environment and biodiversity we are striving to protect. It is critical that electricity network planners seriously consider Wedge-tailed Eagle nesting, territory and habitat requirements.

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