Project Updates

Snowy 2.0 project

Snowy hydropower facility

Facility Type: Hydropower facility 

Location: New South Wales, Australia 

Capacity: 2.35GW 

Investment: $3bn 

Snowy Hydro’s Snowy 2.0 project is set to be postponed by a further 12–24 months to 2028. The company announced that it had revised the delivery timeline for the project, and causes of the delays include a lack of skilled labour and the complex design of the project.

Limondale battery facility

Limondale battery facility

Facility Type: Battery storage system 

Location: New South Wales, Australia 

Capacity: 50MW 

Investment: Part of a $1.7bn investment

RWE Renewables Europe & Australia, a subsidiary of German electric utility RWE, has won a competitive tender in New South Wales, southeast Australia, to build a 50MW/400MWh battery energy storage system. The battery will be installed next to RWE's 249MW Limondale solar farm.

ProvPort wind hub

Wind turbines. Credit: fokke baarssen/Shutterstock

Facility Type: Offshore wind hub 

Location: Rhode Island, USA 

Capacity: 1GW 

Investment: $100m

Ørsted and Eversource have announced that the construction of ProvPort offshore wind hub is underway in Rhode Island in the US. The companies will invest $100m in the project, said to be the largest investment in the offshore wind supply chain, with local labour unions leading the initiative.