It is a nation-building renewable energy project that will provide on-demand energy and large-scale storage for many generations to come. It is the largest committed renewable energy project in Australia. Snowy 2.0 will underpin the nation’s secure and stable transition to a low-carbon emissions future at the lowest cost for consumers.What is the Snowy Hydro 2.0 project about?
In 2019 we commenced construction of the Snowy 2.0 project. This pumped-hydro expansion of the Snowy Scheme will link two existing dams, Tantangara and Talbingo, through a 27km underground tunnel and a new underground power station. It is a nation-building project that will underpin Australia’s transition to renewables.Who is the owner of Snowy Mountains Hydro?
The company is owned by the Australian Federal government and whilst not a statutory corporation, is established by the Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Power Act 1949 (Cth). Prior to its incorporation under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth), the company was previously known as Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Authority.How many power stations does Snowy Hydro have?
Snowy Hydro has been generating on-demand, reliable energy for almost 70 years. Today we have 16 power stations with more than 5,500 MW of generating capacity across New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia.