The Phoenix Pumped Hydro facility, being developed by ACEN Australia, is a proposed hydroelectric facility located near Wellington, in the Central West Orana Renewable Energy Zone. The proposed facility would have a capacity of 810 megawatts / 9,720 megawatt hour storage capacity.
|Dec 2022||Project Announcement|
|2026||Expected Construction Commencement|
|2030||Expected Construction Completion|
The NSW Government has committed $7 Million to a feasability study for the project through the Pumped Hydro Recoverable Grants Program.
|Procuring Agency:||ACEN Australia|
|Dec 2022||The NSW Government committed $7 million to the completion of a feasibility study for the project through the Pumped Hydro Recoverable Grants Program.|
|Jun 2023||ACEN lodged a scoping report for the project and requested the Secretary's Environmental Assessment Requirements (SEARs) from the NSW Department of Planning and Environment.|
|Aug 2023||The NSW Department of Planning and Environment issued SEARs for the project.|