Project

Stratford Renewable Energy Hub

PROJECT STATUS
Prospective
Stratford Renewable Energy Hub

Yancoal is proposing to develop the Stratford Renewable Energy Hub (SREH) at the site of the Stratford Mining Complex following the scheduled completion of mining in 2024.

The proposed SREH includes construction of a 300 megawatt (MW) / 3600 megawatt hour pumped hydro energy storage system and a 300MW solar farm.

Construction of the project would comprise: 

  • construction of an upper reservoir 
  • reconfiguration of existing Stratford East Dam to act as a lower reservoir
  • construction of solar farm 
  • substation

Key Dates

2025 Expected Construction Commencement
2028 Expected Construction Completion

Procurement

Procuring Agency: Yancoal

PROJECT HISTORY

Nov 2023 A scoping report and request for the Secretary's Environmental Assessment Requirements was published for the project.
Estimated Total Cost
(2023)
Sector
Energy
Procurement approach
Other |
Location
New South Wales |
Resources
Government resources
Planning Portal