HumeLink East is one of two sections that make up the 385 kilometre HumeLink project. HumeLink East is a transmission route that runs from the Bannaby substation near Taralga in the east, to Wodalga in the west.
The $1.4 billion HumeLink East major contract includes:
- 237 kilometre of transmission line from Bannaby to Wodalga, and
- the upgrade of the existing 500/330kV Bannaby substation.
Both major contracts (HumeLink East and HumeLink West) comprise two stages:
- Stage One - pre-construction activities - including early works, detailed design, investigations, procurement including long lead equipment procurement such as locking procurement of steel towers, and project mobilisation.
- Stage Two - main works construction - including construction of transmission lines and upgrading substations.
During Stage One, Transgrid is undertaking its own procurement of key long lead items including reactors, transformers and conductors.
Construction of HumeLink East and West will occurr concurrently.
|Expected Construction Commencement
|Expected Construction Completion
|Acciona Construction Australia Pty Ltd and Genus Group Ltd (AG JV)
|First phase of initial market sounding occured, open to all delivery contractors and major engineering firms, subcontractors and suppliers with the potential to play a key role in the delivery of the HumeLink project
|Expression of Interest open.
|Three proponents shortlisted for ECI tenders (east and west).
|HumeLink East contract awarded to an ACCIONA and Genus Group Joint Venture.