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Discussion and Submissions2021-08-16T12:04:52+10:00

Publications: Papers and Submissions

Our publications help advocate, educate and organise to ensure best practice planning is addressed and positive action taken to engage with communities so projects meet the needs and expectations of local communities.

Engineering Victoria’s Future Electricity Grid

December 22nd, 2021|Blog, Planning, Submissions|

The transition to renewable energy generation must be harmonised with broader environmental goals to enable the exploitation of co-benefits and minimise negative socioeconomic and environmental impacts. Underground HVDC options should be deployed, using existing rights-of-way where technically feasible.

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

December 22nd, 2021|Blog, Planning, Submissions|

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.

Engineering Bushfire Resilience – Best Practice Approach to Transmission Line Routing

August 9th, 2021|Planning, Submissions|

Energy Grid Alliance have developed a paper that focuses on Engineering Bushfire Resilience - Best Practice Approach to Transmission Line Routing. This paper recommends that good engineering design will ensure any new infrastructure route does not lead to unsustainable deterioration in grid resilience.

Response to the Built Environment Climate Change Adaptation Action Plan 2022-2026

July 11th, 2021|Submissions|

Energy Grid Alliance have provided a submission to DELWPs Built Environment Climate Change Adaptation Action Plan 2022-2026 with an emphasis on undergrounding energy infrastructure through, or routing transmission lines away from, bushfire prone areas to build increased network resilience.

Response to the Building a Better Understanding of Bushfire Risk Consultation Paper

July 1st, 2021|Submissions|

Energy Grid Alliance have provided a submission to DELWPs Building a Better Understanding of Bushfire Risk Consultation Paper with an emphasis on undergrounding energy infrastructure through, or routing transmission lines away from, bushfire prone areas to build increased network resilience.

High-Voltage Transmission Line Setback Policy Guidelines

May 27th, 2021|Discussion Papers, Planning|

Feedback was sought from community and industry stakeholders on recommended setbacks identified in the Best Practice Guidelines for Australian Energy Transmission Discussion Paper. The purpose of this paper is to provide framework and planning guidelines for the establishment of new large-scale energy transmission projects.

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