An AGL Energy - Idemitsu Joint Venture have proposed the development of a Pumped Hydro Facility in Muswellbrook, NSW. The project would have a capacity of 500 megawatts / 4,000 megawatt hours.
The project's scope comprises:
- construction of an upper reservoir at Bells Mountain
- reconfiguration of an existing mine void for the lower reservoir
- two kilometres of waterway between the reservoir consisting of both tunnel and surface penstock
- 1.5 kilometres of transmission infrastructure
- power station hall, and
- permanent access roads
|Expected Construction Commencement
|Expected Construction Completion
|AGL and Idemitsu Renewables Joint Venture
|Owners Engineer - Mott McDonald
|An AGL-Idemitsu Joint Venture signed a $9.5 million funding agreement with the Energy Corporation of NSW to progress the delivery of the Muswellbrook Pumped Hydro project.
|Mott McDonald were appointed as Owners Engineer for the project.
|Muswellbrook Pumped Hydro submitted a final Scoping Report to the NSW Department of Planning and Environment, requesting the Secretary's Environmental Assessment Requirements.