The proposed Bells Mountain pumped hydo project will be located near Muswellbrook in NSW, approximately 11 kilometres north of the Liddell Power Station. The project will provide 250MW of capacity.
|2027||Expected Construction Completion|
|2019||AGL secured an option over the project.|
|2019||AGL and Idemitsu Australia Resources commenced the preliminary engineering study to determine technical feasibility, provide cost estimates for both construction and operation, and assess the required planning and approval processes.|
|Apr 2021||AGL and Idemitsu Australia Resources announced that the preliminary feasibility studies are nearing completion. The detailed feasibility work, including targeted geotechnical drilling, detailed design, contractor engagement, and environmental approvals process was set to begin next.|